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Australia and Japan cement defence and trade ties

Australia and Japan cement defence and trade ties

Updated 8 July 2014, 11:36 AEST

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in Australia for the first visit by a Japanese leader in seven years.

He will be the first to address the Australian parliament.

The security and trade issues being discussed will have wide ranging implications extending beyond the two nations.

Reporter: Karon Snowdon

Speakers: Professor Richard Tanter, Nautilus Institute for Security and the University of Melbourne; Peter Davis, CEO, ANZ Bank, Tokyo; Jed Matz, CEO, Cattle Council of Australia

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