AFTINET calls for Senate to block TPP as government backs a dead agreement

Media release, January 16, 2017: "The Prime Minister is backing a dead horse in his attempt to push the TPP implementing legislation through the Parliament despite the fact that Donald Trump has said the US will withdraw from the agreement,” Dr Patricia Ranald said today.The  Australian Senate inquiry into the TPP will  report on February 7. The ALP and Greens have a majority on this committee, and both have declared today that they will not support a dead agreement.We will continue to urge the majority in the Senate to block the TPP implementing legislation." See full release here.