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  • Pacific trade agreement opponents to have their say

    Australian, Tongan and Fijian opponents to a new Pacific trade agreement will give evidence at a parliamentary hearing tomorrow.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 2 September 2020


  • Activating trade in the Pacific

    The Parliament’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee will hear from a range of academics and training providers both in Australia and in Fiji at a public hearing today for its inquiry into Australia’s trade with Pacific island countries.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 27 August 2020


  • Experts discuss Pacific trade

    The parliamentary inquiry into activating trade with Pacific Island countries will hear tomorrow from an ANU economist and also a Tasmanian power services company providing renewable energy across the Pacific.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 17 June 2020


  • UN Drugs and Crime office talk corruption in the Pacific

    The Parliament’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee will hear from the Institute for International Trade and then from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime at a public hearing tomorrow for its inquiry into Australia’s trade with Pacific island countries.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 13 May 2020


  • Pacific labour mobility – the $144 million question

    The Parliament’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee will hear tomorrow from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Austrade at a public hearing for its inquiry into activating trade and investment between Australia and Pacific island countries.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 27 February 2020


  • Activating trade and investment for a win-win in the Pacific

    The Parliament’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee has launched a new inquiry into activating trade and investment between Australia and Pacific island countries.

    Media release issue date: Tuesday, 3 December 2019





    Committee Secretariat contact:

    Committee Secretary
    Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
    PO Box 6021
    Parliament House
    Canberra ACT 2600

    Phone: +61 2 6277 2313
    Fax: +61 2 6277 2221
    jscfadt@aph.gov.au

    About this inquiry

    The Committee will examine the conditions necessary to activate greater trade and investment with countries of the Pacific region to the benefit of Australia and our Pacific neighbours.

    Track Inquiry

    Past Public Hearings

    12 Nov 2020: Canberra
    02 Nov 2020: Brisbane
    04 Sep 2020: Canberra

    more...

    Inquiry Status

    Submissions Closed

    Accessibility

    If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

    Further information regarding accessibility can be found at www.aph.gov.au/Help/Accessibility