Terms of Reference

The Joint Standing Committee on Treaties will inquire into Certain Aspects of the Treaty-Making Process in Australia including:

  • considering the role of JSCOT in respect of trade-related agreements, including during the negotiation phase;
  • considering the consultation process undertaken by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) before and during the negotiation of trade agreements;
  • considering the effectiveness of independent analysis to inform negotiation or consideration of trade agreements; and
  • reviewing the process around the categorisation of treaty actions.

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

About this inquiry

This inquiry will inquire into and report on Certain Aspects of the Treaty-making Process in Australia.
Track Inquiry

Past Public Hearings

31 Aug 2020: CANBERRA
24 Aug 2020: CANBERRA

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