Treaties tabled on 14 and 15 July 2014

The Treaties Committee is empowered by its resolution of appointment to inquire into and report on 'matters arising from treaties and related National Interest Analysis and proposed treaty actions presented or deemed to be presented to the Parliament.'

As nearly all treaty actions proposed by the Australian Government are tabled in Parliament, this type of review activity accounts for much of the Committee's work.

The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions for the amendments to the Agreements between Australia and the Governments of China, Japan and Korea for the protection of migratory birds and their environment by the Friday, 1 August 2014.

The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions for the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement by Friday, 15 August 2014.

Submissions for this inquiry can be lodged online via the link on this page. For information on how to make a submission, go to our Making a submission to a Parliamentary Inquiry page. 

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on Treaties
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4002
Fax: +61 2 6277 2219
jsct@aph.gov.au

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About this inquiry

Four treaties are under consideration:

Past Public Hearings

01 Sep 2014: Canberra, ACT
25 Aug 2014: Canberra, ACT
16 Sep 2014: Perth, WA

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Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)

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