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Embracing Australia's Asian future

Australia is a country with competing allegiances. It has its historical, sentimental and constitutional attachment to Britain, its defence alliance with America, and growing commercial ties with Asia.

Many see Australia moving away from its old allegiances, towards a future firmly within the Asian region.

But can it make the emotional and cultural leap to replace Europe and America at the centre of its consciousness with Asia?

Nick Bryant reports.

Speakers in this video include Michael Wesley of the Lowy Institute

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