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Australia has adopted regional and global military ties to ensure the defence of its territory and its strategic interests linked to international peace and stability. Defence ties are shaped by challenges seen to be facing Australia such as economic globalisation, with the increase in cross-border linkages and global population movement. Its ties include regional and global relationships that draw on historical alliances and treaty agreements, joint military activities and training with overseas military personnel. These also include membership of the United Nations (UN) and regional security links such as the Australia-United States ANZUS Treaty. Australia's main defence relationship is with regional powers such as China, Japan and Indonesia and with powers that are both regional and global such as the United States which is its main strategic ally despite being 12 000 kilometres away. An example of Australia's global military involvement is its alliance with the US and UK and other countries in the 'coalition of the willing' in the recent occupation of Iraq. Strong historical, political and trade links with Europe have also significantly shaped Australia's strategic alliances.


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The Australian government's defence priorities are in the defence of Australia's borders and strategic interests linked to regional and international peace and stability. The Australian Defence Force (ADF) comprising army, naval and air forces, received a budget allocation of $16.35 billion for 2004-05 with defence force activity the highest since the Vietnam War. This was a response to Australia's perception of its strategic environment being more complex because of the increasing non-military nature of defence issues such as terrorism. The five central objectives of Australia's defence policy are: