Come to TPP Forum, April 16, 12.30-2 pm NSW Parliament House

Public Forum Thursday, April 16 12:30-2 pm, Jubilee Room    

NSW Parliament House Macquarie Street, Sydney

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): what’s being done in our name?

Secret TPP negotiations between Australia, the US, Japan and nine other Pacific Rim countries are continuing into late May.  Recent leaked documents confirm proposals which could result in higher medicine prices, more internet copyright restrictionsless ability to regulate imported food and special rights for foreign companies to sue governments over changes in our laws and policies, including health, environment and other policies. A Senate Inquiry is investigating the secrecy of the TPP and other trade agreement processes

Speakers : 

Dr Patricia Ranald, Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network: The TPP: secrecy, democracy and investor rights to sue governments

Jon Edwards, Doctors without Borders (MSF) on the TPP and medicines (TBC)

Professor Kimberlee Weatherall, University of Sydney: TPP copyright proposals

Sarah Agar, Choice consumer organisation: The TPP and food labelling

Limited places – please RSVP by April 15 to campaign@aftinet.org.au

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