In the week that Beijing issued an invitation to Australia’s military to take part in the first joint exercises on Chinese soil, members […]
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Australia has engaged economically with Asia since Indigenous times, but two World Wars and a Great Depression stunted progress in the early twentieth century. Post-World War II, Australia started to realise its economic future lay in the Asia-Pacific region, as economic development lifted millions of people out of poverty and created lucrative export markets for Australia. In terms of governing this transition, both sides of politics played a role.