The text aims to present the student with an introduction to Australian foreign relations, focusing in particular on those contemporary relationships which are most critical to Australia.
The book is organised around Australia's most important Western and Asian bi-lateral relationships. Australian Foreign Relations
asks how the 'history versus geography' debate, which is a continuing theme in the history of Australian foreign relations is relevant in the current climate of international relations and foreign policy formulation.
Introduction: A Framework for Studying Australian Foreign Relations.
The Domestic Context
Relationships with Western Countries
The United States
The United Kingdom
Relationships with Asia-Pacific Countries
The Asia Pacific: General Themes
The South Pacific