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Thinking about what Australian foreign policy should be trying to achieve, I am going to read a list of goals, and ask you to tell me how important each one is for Australia.

This question was last asked in 2011.

  1. 0%
  2. 25%
  3. 50%
  4. 75%
  5. 100%
Protecting the jobs of Australian workers
81
17
Helping to prevent nuclear proliferation
76
17
6
Combating terrorism
73
21
4
Protecting Australian citizens abroad
72
25
Strengthening the Australian economy
70
27
Controlling illegal immigration
64
26
8
Improving Australia's relationships with its immediate neighbours in the Pacific
58
36
5
Promoting Australian businesses overseas
55
38
7
Helping countries in our region to reduce poverty
54
35
9
Tackling climate change
46
33
13
8
Maintaining close ties with the United States
37
48
13
Seeking a seat on the UN Security Council
32
38
20
7