Latest TISA leak signals new threat to health services

Fresh concerns have been raised by the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) over threats to the provision of health services in Australia as part of a trade deal being negotiated in secret by the Federal Government. According to a discussion paper leaked by Associated Whistle-Blowing Press, negotiators of the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) […]

Leaked TISA text highlights risks to health privacy

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has joined the chorus of civil society groups in raising concern over threats to health care rights in Australia, as a result of current Government policies linked to free trade agreements. This follows a second leak of draft text contained in the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA), which […]

Act for fair trade at G20 Trade Ministers meeting

If we hope to win the fight against privatisation, then we’ll need to defeat the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) and if we want to keep access to cheap medicines we need to stop the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). We’re holding a bit of street theatre to help raise awareness – come watch the fun! […]

Fears secret trade negotiations threaten public health services

The New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has joined a global campaign opposed to a sweeping trade deal which could threaten the provision of public services and open the door to full privatisation. Rallies have been staged in number of countries today to protest against secret negotiations resuming in Geneva, Switzerland, on the […]

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