House of Representatives Committees

Joint Standing Committee on Treaties

Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

Current Treaties

Treaty tabled on 19 March 2014

  • Treaty between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for Defence and Security Cooperation (Perth, 18 January 2013)

  • Treaties tabled on 11 February 2014

  • Protocol to the 2007 World Wine Trade Group Agreement on requirements for Wine Labelling concerning Alcohol Tolerance, Vintage, Variety, and Wine Regions (Brussels, 22 March 2013)

  • Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam on the Exchange of Information with respect to Taxes (Bandar Seri Begawan, 6 August 2013)

  • Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Guatemala for the Exchange of Information Relating to Tax Matters (Mexico City, 26 September 2013)

  • Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Croatia relating to Air Services (Zagreb, 4 September 2013)
  • Treaties referred on 15 January 2014

  • Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (Rome, 22 November 2009)


  • Treaties tabled on 11 and 12 December 2013

  • Air Services Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Serbia (Belgrade, 14 May 2013)

  • Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Vanuatu relating to Air Services (Port Vila, 2 July 2013)

  • Minor Treaty Actions Currently Under Review

  • Amendment, adopted by the 8th Conference of the Pacific Community, to the Agreement establishing the South Pacific Commission (Suva, 19 November 2013)

  • Amendments, adopted on 10 May 2013, to Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (Geneva, 10 May 2013)


  • Minor Treaty Actions agreed to by the Committee

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