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Trading away public health? Health issues in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement

Trading away public health? Health issues in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement

Public Meeting Thursday, September 1

Trading away public health? Health issues in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement Thursday, September 1

The Australian government is negotiating a Trans- Pacific Partnership free trade agreement with the United States, New Zealand, Chile, Peru, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam.
 

TPPA Campaign Background and SIgn On Commitment

This page has been created to provide details of the commencement of the TPPA Campaign and some background informaiton.

Campaign Sign On:

Thirty Australian unions and community groups, on Sunday 14th March 2010, asked the Trade Minister to safeguard the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, Australian local content in media, regulation of GE food, regulation of foreign investment and industry policies that support local employment in the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations started on Monday March 15.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is a proposed new regional free trade agreement which builds on an existing Free Trade Agreement between New Zealand, Chile, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam. The negotiations now include the United States, Australia, Peru, Vietnam and Malaysia, with several others including Japan expressing interest in joining.

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