"Nature protection in Australia: The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is a rip in the fabric all the way from global to local". (Margaret Moorhouse ASH)
"The Abbott Coalition is flirting with a trade agreement that would allow companies, acting increasingly in secret, to sue Australia if they don’t like its regulations.
"Labor rejected it outright. Even the Howard
government issued America with a rare “no” over the legislation, declaring it contrary to national interests".
trade agreements like the TPPA.
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