House of Representatives Committees

Joint Standing Committee on Treaties
Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

Report 67 Treaties tabled on 21 June 2005

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September 2005
Canberra

© Commonwealth of Australia 2005
ISBN 0 642 78662 3 (printed version)

ISBN 0 642 78667 4 (HTML version)


Contents


Membership of the Committee
Terms of reference
List of abbreviations
List of recommendations

Membership of the Committee

Chair

Dr Andrew Southcott (MP)

 

Deputy Chair

Mr Kim Wilkie (MP)

 

Members

Hon Dick Adams (MP)

Senator Andrew Bartlett

 

Mr Michael Johnson (MP)

Senator Jacinta Collins (until  30/6/05 )

 

Mr Michael Keenan (MP) (From  11/8/05 )

Senator Sue Mackay (until  29/7/05 )

 

Mrs Margaret May (MP)

Senator Brett Mason

 

Ms Sophie Panopoulos (MP)

Senator Santo Santoro

 

Mr Bernie Ripoll (MP)

Senator Ursula Stephens (until  23/6/05 )

 

Hon Bruce Scott (MP)

Senator Glenn Sterle (from 23/6/05 )

 

Mr Malcolm Turnbull (MP) (until  11/8/05 )

Senator Tsebin Tchen (until 30/6/05 )

 

 

Senator Russell Trood (from 23/6/05 )

 

 

Senator Dana Wortley (from 23/6/05 )

Committee Secretariat

Secretary

Gillian Gould

Inquiry Secretary

Stephanie Mikac

Research Officers

Serica Mackay

Administrative Officers

Heidi Luschtinetz

Terms of reference

The Resolution of Appointment of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties allows it to inquire into and report upon:

  1. matters arising from treaties and related National Interest Analyses and proposed treaty actions presented or deemed to be presented to the Parliament;
  2. any question relating to a treaty or other international instrument, whether or not negotiated to completion, referred to the committee by:
    1. either House of the Parliament, or
    2. a Minister; and
  3. such other matters as may be referred to the committee by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and on such conditions as the Minister may prescribe.

List of abbreviations

ADFA

Australian Defence Force Academy

CASA

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation

Cth

Commonwealth

DSP

Disability Support Pension

NIA

National Interest Analysis

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

UK

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

List of recommendations

2 Agreement on social security between the Government of Australia and the Government of Ireland

Recommendation 1

The Committee supports the Agreement on social security between the Government of Australia and the Government of Ireland (Dublin, 9 June 2005) and recommends that binding treaty action be taken.

3 Exchange of Notes constituting an Agreement between Australia and United States of America to amend and extend the Agreement concerning the conduct of scientific balloon flights for civil research purposes

Recommendation 2

The Committee supports the Exchange of Notes constituting an Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United States of America to amend and extend the Agreement concerning the conduct of scientific balloon flights for civil research purposes and recommends that binding treaty action be taken.

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