Report

Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement

7 February 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-507-5

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Committee Membership (PDF 24KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 8KB)
Recommendations (PDF 25KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 16KB)

Referral of inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of report
Acknowledgements

Chapter 2 - Background (PDF 45KB)

Introduction
Negotiation and agreement
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Joint Standing Committee on Treaties inquiry
Recent events

Chapter 3 - Key issues (PDF 126KB)

Introduction
Economy and trade
Labour issues
Investment
Social, cultural and environmental policies
Investor-State Dispute Settlement
Copyright and other intellectual property
Consumer rights

Chapter 4 - Australia's trade agreements and the treaty-making process (PDF 58KB)

Introduction
Australia's trade agreements
Australia's treaty-making process

Chapter 5 - Committee view and recommendations (PDF 35KB)

Introduction
Deferral
Reform to the treaty-making process

Coalition senators' additional comments (PDF 37KB)
Additional comments of the Australian Greens (PDF 16KB)

Conclusion

Senator Nick Xenophon's additional comments - 'TPP: I have studied this dumb deal…' (PDF 21KB)

The future of the TPP
Reform to the treaty-making process

Appendix 1 - Submissions (PDF 14KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3535
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
fadt.sen@aph.gov.au