About this inquiry

This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Governments of: Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States of America and Vietnam, associated side letters and proposed Australian notification on tobacco control measures (Auckland, 4 February 2016)



Past Public Hearings

07 Nov 2016: Canberra, ACT
17 Oct 2016: CANBERRA, ACT
07 Oct 2016: MELBOURNE, VIC

Abbreviations

ACCIAustralian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
ACTUAustralian Council of Trade Unions
AFTINETAustralian Fair Trade and Investment Network
AMWUAustralian Manufacturing Workers’ Union
APECAsia—Pacific Economic Cooperation forum
ASEANAssociation of South East Asian Nations
AUSFTAAustralia—United States Free Trade Agreement
BITsBilateral Investment Treaties
ChAFTAChina—Australia Free Trade Agreement
COAGCouncil of Australian Governments
DFATDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DIBPDepartment of Immigration and Border Protection
DMCADigital Millennium Copyright Act (US)
ETUElectrical Trades Union
EUEuropean Union
FIRBForeign Investment Review Board
FTAFree Trade Agreement
GATTGeneral Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
GDPGross Domestic Product
GMOsgenetically modified organisms
ICSIDInternational Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IPIntellectual Property
ISDSInvestor-State Dispute Settlement
ISPsInternet Service Providers
JAEPAJapan—Australia Economic Partnership Agreement
JSCOTJoint Standing Committee on Treaties
MCAMinerals Council of Australia
NIANational Interest Analysis
OECDOrganisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
RCEPRegional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
RIS Regulation Impact Statement
TPPTrans - Pacific Partnership Agreement
TRIPSAgreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
TTIPTrans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement
USUnited States of America
WTOWorld Trade Organisation

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