AFTINET organised TPP action at the nationwide March in March, held around the country on the 25-16th of March
You can help by organising a local meeting or a meeting in your workplace.
A local meeting is a great way to educate people, start a discussion, and inspire others to take action. It can be as simple as having a discussion in your living room, or organising a lunchtime meeting at your workplace.
Last updated: March 2014
“ISDS: The Devil in KAFTA’s detail” by Matthew Cawood in the Fairfax rural press is a critical discussion of investor rights to sue governments in the Korea FTA and in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP).
In an article published in The Canberra Times, Kyla Teinhaara and Jeffrey Mcgee argue that the recently completed Australia-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) should be renegotiated to remove the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) clause.
Act up for Fair Trade not Free Trade!
ABC PM radio discusses the recently concluded Free Trade Agreement between Australia and Korea. A number of people are interviewed including the Trade Minister Andrew Robb and AFTINET's Dr Patricia Ranald.
The Sydney Morning Herald published an article titled "Trans-Pacific Partnership is a big deal, but hardly anyone knows", citing a study by the Australia Institute, which found that 55 per cent of respondents did not know about the TPP, and another 19 per cent were not sure.