Proposed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

18 September 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN 978-1-76010-838-0

View the report as a single document - (PDF 567KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Committee Membership (PDF 24KB)
Recommendations (PDF 30KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 28KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Note on terminology
Other inquiries

Chapter 2 - Background and Overview (PDF 143KB)

Background to the TPP-11
Overview of the Agreement
TPP provisions suspended in TPP-11
Outcomes and anticipated benefits of the TPP-11
Implementing and reviewing the TPP-11

Chapter 3 - Treaty making process (PDF 104KB)

Consultation on the TPP-11
Assessment of trade agreements

Chapter 4 - Issues raised with the committee (PDF 120KB)

Investor–State Dispute Settlement
Labour issues
Intellectual Property
Environmental standards
Government procurement

Chapter 5 - Committee conclusions and recommendations (PDF 49KB)

Reform to the treaty making process
Investor-State Dispute Settlement
Labour market testing
Implementing the Agreement
Suspended provisions
Other inquiries

Dissenting Report from Coalition Senators (PDF 51KB)

The TPP-11 Agreement
Skills Testing and Labour Market Testing
Investor-State Dispute Settlement
Economic Modelling

Additional Comments by Senator Rex Patrick (PDF 23KB)

Economic Benefit
Lack of Transparency
ISDS Provisions
Labour Market Testing

Appendix 1 - Submissions (PDF 10KB)
Appendix 2 - Tabled documents and Answers to questions on notice (PDF 10KB)

Tabled Documents
Answers to questions on notice

Appendix 3 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 12KB)

Monday 30 July 2018 Melbourne Victoria
Monday 20 August 2018 Canberra Australian Capital Territory

Committee Secretariat contact:

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3535
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818