Australia-Indonesia Security Agreement

On 8 February 2007, the HRLRC made a submission to the inquiry by Federal Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Treaties into the recently signed security treaty with Indonesia.  Known as the ‘Lombok Treaty’ and tabled on 6 December 2006, the Treaty provides a framework for security cooperation between Australia and Indonesia, including provisions on defence, law enforcement, counter-terrorism, intelligence, maritime security, aviation safety and security, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, emergency cooperation and cooperation in international organisations on security-related issues.

Download the HRLC submission here.