About this committee

The Committee's resolution of appointment empowers it to inquire into and report upon:

  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:
    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.
Track Committee

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

Completed inquiries and reports

|Current Parliament|

|44th Parliament|

|Previous Parliaments|

Report Name Date Tabled

Report 163
Parliamentary Paper: 311/2016
Paris Agreement and Kyoto Protocol - Doha Amendment
Date of Government Response: No Government response required.

7 November 2016

Report 164
Parliamentary Paper: 418/2016
Air Services - Kuwait and Air Services - Bahrain
Date of Government Response: No Government response required.

23 November 2016

Report 165
Parliamentary Paper: 464/2016
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Date of Government Response: 

30 November 2016

Report 166
Parliamentary Paper: 419/2016
Implementation Procedures for Airworthiness - USA; Convention on Choice of Courts - accession; GATT Schedule of Concessions - amendment and Radio Regulations - partial revision
Date of Government Response: No Government response required.

23 November 2016
Report 167
Parliamentary Paper: 476/2016
Extradition - China and Nuclear Cooperation - Ukraine
Date of Government Response: 1 March 2017: Extradition - China; 1 June 2017: Nuclear Cooperation - Ukraine
16 December 2016
Report 168
Parliamentary Paper: 96/2017
Certain Maritime Arrangements - Timor-Leste
30 March 2017

Report 169
Parliamentary Paper: 127/2017
Future Submarine Program - FranceClassified Information Exchange - France

13 April 2017
Report 170
Parliamentary Paper: 128/2017
Social Security Agreement - New Zealand; Nuclear Research Cooperation Agreement; Loan Agreement - International Monetary Fund;Harmonization of Wheeled Vehicles - Revision
9 May 2017
Report 171
Parliamentary Paper:
International Trade in Endangered Species - Amendments; Women in Combat Duties - Reservation WithdrawalGeneration IV Nuclear Energy - Accession
19 June 2017