Report 193

August 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76092-159-0

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Executive summary

Abbreviations

Members

  Committee secretariat

Terms of Reference

List of recommendations

1. Introduction

  Referral of the inquiry
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Context of the inquiry
  Structure of the report

2. The role and operation of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties

  The Constitution
  Resolution of Appointment
  Conventions
  Conduct of inquiries and briefings
  Reporting
  Government responses
  The Committee’s record

3. Consultation

  The current Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade process
  Issues
  Objective of consultation
  Conclusion

4. Independent analysis

  National Interest Analysis
  Independent economic analysis
  Conclusion

A. Submissions

B. Witnesses

Additional comments - Australian Labor Party

Additional comments - The Australian Greens

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
jsct@aph.gov.au