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  • Free general admission

Australia's success in avoiding a recession was partly the result of strong economic growth in China. This emphasised the importance of Australia's relationship with China for its future economic prosperity. The detention of Australian Rio Tinto executive Stern Hu by Chinese authorities revealed a darker side to this relationship. Cartoonists were quick to highlight the complexities of living with our northern neighbour.

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