"(The Australian Government) will anoint China, India, Indonesia, Japan and South Korea as the regional countries of key importance to Australia's long-term economic and security future.."Asia is becoming the world's largest consumer market. For Australia, we are in the right part of the world at the right time" Julia Gillard" "
Source: Gillard to demand deeper integration with Asia
By Greg Earl
Australian Financial Review
Wednesday 24th October, 2012, page 1