Trans-Pacific Partnership

Radio National: How foreign investors can trump Australian law

This week, the Senate Committee Inquiry has been hearing submissions into the bill proposed by Senator Whish-Wilson to ban the right for foreign investors to sue governments (ISDS) from trade agreements.

Tom Faunce was interviewed on Radio National Saturday Extra programme and is very critical of these ISDS provisions.

Listen to the interview on Radio National here.

19/08/2014

ALP policy should ensure trade deals do not undermine regulation in the public interest

Dr Patricia Ranald, Convener of the Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network, (AFTINET) Research Associate at the University of Sydney

As an advocate for fair trade based on human rights, labour rights and environmental sustainability, I read Senator Penny Wong’s policy speech on Australia in the global economy with great interest.

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