Second Reading Speeches

A Fair Go for Australians in Trade Bill 2018 [No. 2]

Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
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Summary

The bill: prohibits the Commonwealth from entering into a trade agreement that includes certain provisions; requires the Commonwealth to include in all bilateral trade agreements a labour chapter with internationally recognised labour principles; prohibits the Commonwealth from entering into a trade agreement unless the agreement requires skills assessments to be undertaken in Australia; requires the minister to commission an independent national interest assessment of any proposed trade agreement; and provides for the establishment of an accredited trade advisers program.