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South Korea and Australia: 60 years of diplomatic history, 110 years of human stories

Dr Jay Song, Dr Ryan Gustafsson, Dr Daejeong Choi and Dr Wonsun Shin

12 Mar 2022

We have collected 940 responses for our first Korean Australian Survey and this is the very initial results.

2021 marks the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and South Korea. South Korea is Australia’s fourth largest trading partner and the two nations have a shared history as US-allies.

While many official high-level events are being held to celebrate, we researched the little-known state of the South Korean-born population in Australia. Koreans have made a significant contribution to the Australian economy and society, bringing labour, capital, skills, culture, values and modern Korean history with them.

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