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it was used to get Australians to allow nuclear testing to be done on our soil for the British It was also used to keep Australians terrified. As a matter of fact in the 60's there were a lot of school children convinced that they would be ash before they made it to the 70,'s the effect was that the public was coned into spending huge amounts of money on arms that were never used to protect themselves against an enemy that could not put up a fight if they wanted to. (they were nearly starving to death).

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Australia was a US ally that helped stop the communists in Korea; and helped the US try to stop them again in Vietnam.

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