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Australia looks to adapt to life after China boom

Australia's economy is intimately linked to China's, thanks to the latter's enormous imports of Australian mining resources.

But China's slowdown raises a lot of questions - will Australia also slow, will life become a struggle, and does it face debt problems similar to the US and Europe?

The BBC's Duncan Kennedy investigates.

  • 18 Oct 2012
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