ItemAn Australia-China free trade agreement: managing an elephant(2005) English, Tony William; Andressen, Curtis Arthur; Upton, Geoff RaymondThis paper explores the advantages and disadvantages of a free trade agreement (FTA) between Australia and China. As with any international agreement, Australia must balance political and economic factors at home and abroad. While Australia receives economic benefit from China at present, the latter may become an even more gigantic competitor against whom it will be vain to struggle. There are already clear winners and losers in the relationship, and the long-term advantages of an FTA that might make competition even easier for China must be called into question. Notwithstanding, perhaps Australia should seek an agreement as a gesture that might help to keep China on side. ItemThe primitive body and colonial administration: Henry Ling Roth's approach to body modification(Left Coast Press, 2008) Gorman, Alice Claire ItemAustralia, Japan, and east Asia's evolving strategic environment(2006) O'Neil, Andrew Kevin ItemThe Redeeming of Unfree Trade Agreements: France, Taiwan, India and Australian Uranium Safeguards(2007) Leaver, Richard LawrenceThis paper provides a concise account of the conflict within Australian policy between the general desire to promote free trade on the one hand and the apparent desire to monitor it in the case of uranium, pre-categorised as a strategic commodity. The public history of this conflict begins more than two decades ago with the Australian embargo on uranium sales to France, and ends with the current dilemma of Australia's self-defined prohibition against uranium sales to India. And in between, the story takes a critical detour through Taiwan. ItemAboriginal stature in South Australia: A 10,000-year history(2006) Owen, Timothy D; Henneburg, Maciej; Pate, Frank Donald ItemAustralia and ASEAN: old problems, new opportunities(2005) Andressen, Curtis ArthurThis paper outlines the international context within which Australia's trade takes place, explores the trade patterns between ASEAN member countries and Australia, and examines the dynamics affecting this trade relationship. ItemAttitudes to animals: an indicator of interpersonal violence?(2004) Signal, Tania; Taylor, Nik ItemMonuments, memory and marginalisation in Adelaide's Prince Henry Gardens(2004) Hughes, Andrew Grant; Hay, Iain Mill; Tutton, M ItemThe Australia - United States free trade agreement: the boomerang of competitive liberalisation?(2005) Leaver, Richard LawrenceNot all that long ago, considerable intellectual energy was spent across Australia analysing the formation of trade policy. And, much as elsewhere, there were two basic approaches. The first approach focussed on the evolution of 'the rules of the game' in multilateral trade, stepping off from the assumption that national policy was essentially an autonomous instrument designed to leverage those rules in directions broadly favourable to local industries. The second approach consisted of tracking the course of pressure group politics, and worked on the assumption that national policy was the vector outcome of many conflicting interests. But under the Howard government, it seems that much of the hard analytic work required by both these approaches can, at critical junctures, be suspended. Trade policy has twice defaulted to settings that were flavour-of-the-month in Washington. ItemAustralia domestic violence, child abuse and companion animal harm: service provision(2006) Taylor, Nik; Signal, Tania; Stark, T ItemHunter-gatherer social complexity at Roonka Flat, South Australia(AIATSIS 'ABORIGINAL STUDIES PRESS, 2006) Pate, Frank Donald ItemUnderneath the Radar: Australian Technology and Taiwanese Submarines?(2007) Kelton, MaryanneLost amidst the hype surrounding the prospects of Australian uranium sales to China, India and Taiwan has been the possibility of indirect Australian involvement in the construction of submarines for Taiwan. With only four ageing submarines currently in service Taiwan is badly in need of reviving its fleet. Although some hawkers canvassed the possibility of the Australian Submarine Corporation (ASC) exporting its Type 471 Collins submarines to Taiwan in the early 1990s this was never a realistic option. Given Australia's endeavours to maintain positive relations with China, diplomacy deemed arms sales to Taiwan irrational. Yet the story does not end there. It is instead rerouted through the United States. In this study, the Howard government's interest in increasing the intimacy of its defence connections with the US over the past ten years now abrade against its newfound interest in commercial relations with China. Ultimately, what this narrative speaks to is the sometimes delicate nature for governments of the connections between trade and security and in particular the place of arms procurement in this nexus.