Yes, the old world order is dying.
The machinations behind the GFC, and revelations that US federal reserve is part of a ponzi scheme, gave the Chinese admin the push it needed to start refusing US treasury bonds. The push into the Ukraine was the tipping point for Putin.
He gave them fair warning that their program of regime change isn't going any further. Russia's intervention in Syria exposed quite a lot of things that were suspected for a while now.
Australia is fairly and squarely caught in the middle of this situation. Our alliance with the NWO is going to be tested in the near future.