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Tyranny of Distance No More

With the rapid evolution of the Asian Century, Australia has successfully shrugged off the tyranny of distance and embraced its position as a periphery state.  One just has to glance at our trade data to realise that our fate has become intimately entwined with that of our northern neighbours, and that we are uniquely positioned to take advantage of the extraordinary trend of development that is likely to continue for decades.  Eight of our top ten trading partners are within our region showing the nature of our economic reliance on the west is a thing of the past. Read more