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.