Terms of Reference

The proposed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, with particular reference to:

  1. Australia’s economy and trade;
  2. Australia’s domestic labour market testing obligations and laws regarding wages, conditions and entitlements of Australian workers and temporary work visa holders;
  3. Australian investment;
  4. the effect of Investor-State Dispute Settlement provisions;
  5. Australia’s health, environmental, social and cultural policies, including regulation of essential services;
  6. rights for consumers; and
  7. any other related matters.

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