Information about Australia's trade, foreign relations, economy, environment, government, indigenous peoples, science, culture and more: An overview of Australia
Australia in Brief is a publication that provides an authoritative overview of Australia's history, the land, its people and their way of life. It also looks at Australia's economic, scientific and cultural achievements and its foreign, trade and defence policies.
Australia has been elected to the United Nations Security Council for 2013-14. See here for more information.
The Australian Government's ambitious trade policy is geared towards increasing economic activity, creating jobs and getting a fair deal for Australia in the international marketplace. This all adds up to more jobs, more choice for consumers, and a higher standard of living for all Australians.