Here are recordings from various forums that have been held around Australia relating to the concerns we have regarding the trans-pacific partnership


 

Community run forum in Perth (5th February 2014)

Janet Grogan – Anti GMO Campaigner

Fletcher James Boyd- Pirate Party Australia

Piers Verstegen – Conservation Council of Western Australia

Senator Scott Ludlam – The Australian Greens senator

Nathalie Latter – Phd researcher intergenerational justice & climate change

 

 

 

 


Public forum on the TPP run by Swinburne University (29th September 2013)

Dr Matthew Mitchell – TPP Overview

Prof. Jock Given – Cultural Goods & Services (starts 14:02)

William Davis – eCommerce (starts 27:35)

Angela Daly – Copyright (starts 45:10)

Dr Nick Rose – Food & Agriculture ( starts 1:07:00)

Dr Deborah Gleeson – Health (starts 1:25:00)

Bob Phelps – GMOs (starts 1:45:00)

Frances Murrell – Food & Agriculture (starts 1:57:30)

 

Audio: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Seminar in Sydney run by AFTINET (22nd October 2013)


End Game: Corporate Rights versus People’s Rights?
AFTINET’s Convener, Dr Patricia Ranald, speaks about the progress of the TPPA negotiations and what we need to do about in the coming months to campaign for a fair deal (11.04 mins).

Threats to Coal Seam Gas Regulation
Isabel McIntosh is a coordinator for the Lock the Gate movement against Coal Seam Gas mining. She speaks about the need to regulate coal seam gas mining, and the danger posed by investor rights to sue governments to this kind of regulation, which has occurred in Canada under the North American Free Trade Agreement (11.51 mins).

Access to Medicines
Jon Edwards from Doctors Without Borders (MSF) speaks about pharmaceutical companies and the TPPA, and how higher medicine prices will reduce access to medicines, especially in developing countries (15.07 mins).

Worker’s Rights and Jobs
The President of the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union, Andrew Dettmer, talks about the TPPA and workers’ rights (9.41 mins). 

 

 

Australian National University Public Forum on the TPP (6th March 2013) 


Speakers; Professor Sharon Friel, Professor Ronald Labonte, Professor Peter Drahos, Dr Wendy Snowden, Dr Annie-Marie Throw, Dr Matthew Rimmer & Dr Deborah Gleeson talk about the dangers of the TPP.