Would you support a trade agreement that prevented the Australian Government from requiring genetically modified foods to be clearly labelled? According to a recent survey by The Australia Institute, 73 per cent of South Australians would not.
How about a trade agreement that allowed Australian television stations to show fewer Australian-made TV programs? According to the same survey, 61 per cent of South Australians would not.
Despite such strong community sentiment, the Federal Trade Minister Andrew Robb is currently negotiating a deal that could make both scenarios possible. But it gets worse.