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1

What region is Australia part of?

Asia- Pacific region

2

Describe the Asia- pacific region in terms of size.

It is the biggest region in the world, leading to small regions within (south east Asia, pacific islands)

3

How is Australia linked with the rest of the world? (5)

- military
- communication
- tourism
- sport
- culture

4

What is Australia's approximate population?

24 million

5

What are some positives of migration? (7)

- new skills
- multiculturalism
- more taxpayers
- overcome labour shortages
- new tech
- cheapens labour
- improves foreign relations

6

What are some negatives of migration? (6)

- more services needed
- language problems and barriers
- racial tensions
- overcrowding
- strain on infrastructure
- could threaten national identity

7

What are some future challenges for Australia in terms of migration? (2)

- overcrowding in metro areas
- strain on resources

8

What are the benefits of trade? (4)

- boosts economy
- strengthens relationships
- improves foreign relations
- more foreign goods

9

How has globalisation impacted trade?

- opportunities for trade within larger areas
- easier relationships with foreign countries
- increased demand for foreign products

10

Which region and country does Australia trade with most?

- Asia
- China

11

What are Australia's top 5 exports to China?

- iron ore+ concentrates
- gold
- coal
- education related services
- crude petroleum

12

What is the future of Australia's trade? (4)

- more vegetable exports
- elimination on tariffs for agriculture and meat products
- greater international trade
- China free trade agreement

13

What does Australia's aid program try to do?

Promote Australia's national interests

14

What are the priority areas of Australia's aid program? (7)

- infrastructure
- agriculture
- effective governance
- education
- health
- building resilience
- gender equality

15

How much money does Australia provide in aid?

Approx $5 billion (2014-15)

16

Where is Australian aid focused?

- Indo-Pacific region
- Africa
- South Asia

17

Who were the top five receivers of aid in 2014-15?

- Indonesia
- PNG
- Afghanistan
- Philippines
- Vietnam

18

How does the Australian community help the aid program? (3)

- donate money to NGOs
- donate resources to NGOs
- volunteer for NGOs

19

What does effective aid depend on?

The partnership between donors and recipients

20

Outline the role of donors and recipients in aid programs

Donors must deliver sufficient and predictable aid while recipients need good governance and policies.

21

What does effective aid require? (3)

- stable policy framework
- emphasis on social development
- enhanced participated by local population