Home page for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and Australia which is a key regional forum which promotes economic growth and prosperity in the region and strengthens the Asia-Pacific community. This page provides background information, Key declarations and statements by Leaders and Ministers, Statistics and Links to Australian involvement in APEC.
The White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century will involve a comprehensive review of economic and strategic change in Asia and its implications and opportunities for Australia. The work on the White Paper will be led by Dr Ken Henry AC and will be completed by mid-2012.
The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) was established for the purpose of providing a focus for the collection, exchange and dissemination of information, and a source of advice, in relation to the ways in which relations between Australia and Indonesia could be encouraged, strengthened and developed.
The Australia New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (known as ANZCERTA or the CER Agreement) covers substantially all trans-Tasman trade in goods, including agricultural products and services.
The Australia-China Council (ACC) was established to foster people-to-people relations between Australia and China.
The Australia-India Council's purpose is to broaden the relationship between Australia and India by encouraging and supporting contacts and increasing levels of knowledge and understanding between the peoples and institutions of the two countries.
The Australia-Japan Foundation was established with the broad objective of deepening and strengthening relations and understanding between the peoples of both countries. The Foundation has contributed since this time to the bilateral relationship and plays a strategic role expanding relations and understanding between people and organisations from both countries.
The Australia-Japan Research Project (AJRP) aims to provide a resource for historians and others interested in the Australia-Japan relationship, especially in war, from 1901 to 1957. The website contains a database of historic materials, several research essays and seminar papers, and various research aids, including glossaries and thesauri of geographical and military terms. The AJRP is a joint enterprise between the Australian War Memorial and the Japanese Embassy in Canberra
The Australia - Korea Foundation (AKF) was established to develop contacts and exchanges between the peoples of Australia and Korea. The Foundation promotes people-to-people and institutional links covering the spectrum of Australia's relations with Korea. This includes education, science and technology, commerce and industry, arts, the media and sport. It administers and funds projects and programs which will assist in achieving its purposes and aims.
Site showcasing Australia as a candidate for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council for the 2013 to 2014 term.
Index page with a fully searchable, hypertext-linked resource that includes treaty texts (Australian Treaty Series), indexes, status lists, and explanatory material.
The Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) was established to strengthen ties between Australia and Arab countries.
The Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR) was established to help increase relations between Australia and Latin America, with a particular emphasis on commercial issues.
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade index page for information on international issues. Links to information on security, global cooperation, the environment and international and regional organisations.