Australia is a stable, democratic and culturally diverse nation with a highly skilled workforce and one of the strongest performing economies in the world.
With spectacular landscapes and a rich ancient culture, Australia is a land like no other. It is the earth's sixth-largest country in land area and is the only nation to govern an entire continent.
The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper is the first comprehensive review of Australia's international engagement for 14 years. It delivers a framework to ensure our prosperity and security by guiding our international efforts over the next decade and beyond.
The Australian Government's ambitious trade policy is geared towards increasing economic activity 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.