Committee Membership

Committee Members

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About this committee

The Joint Standing Committee on Treaties is appointed by a resolution of appointment passed by the House of Representatives on 21 November 2013 and the Senate on 2 December 2013. The committee was appointed to inquire into and report on:

  1. matters arising from treaties and related National Interest Analyses and proposed treaty actions and related Explanatory Statements 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:
    (i) either House of the Parliament, or
    (ii) a Minister; and
    (iii) 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.

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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