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Exact Editions

The Australian Foreign Affairs digital subscription is available for institutions through Exact Editions. Exact Editions provides libraries and corporations worldwide with access to a range of publications. All titles are presented as web databases and apps in their original format. Email: [email protected]

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Informit e-Library

Australian Foreign Affairs is available online to institutional libraries and their users via the Informit e-Library – Humanities & Social Sciences Collection from RMIT Publishing. Most university libraries in Australia will have subscribed to Informit e-Library and therefore already have access to the full text content.

Please note: if your institution does not subscribe to the e-Library – Humanities & Social Sciences Collection, an annual online subscription to Australian Foreign Affairs is available. Price on application. Email: [email protected]

For individuals and other users

Free citation data is available for everyone via Informit.
Search within the journal and across the database by title, author and subject area.
Get instant access to individual articles from current and back issues.
Individual articles can be downloaded on a pay-per-view basis.
For more information, contact [email protected].


Australian Foreign Affairs is distributed in bookstores in Australia by:
Penguin Random House
707 Collins St
Melbourne VIC 3008

General inquiries
Tel: +61 3 8537 4599

For orders
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For editorial queries regarding Australian Foreign Affairs, please contact the Editor:
Jonathan Pearlman: [email protected]