We took a leading role in the establishment of
The United Nations
The UN Conventions on Genocide
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Preserving Antarctica from mineral exploitation.
Now,it seems inconceivable now that Australia could take the lead on any major international policy, so shrivelled is our ambition.
Australia could exercise a far greater international influence if it chose, however it appears that our Coalition governments have set about making Australia a hasbeen internationally.