The COAG Secretariat is Western Australia's contact point for the national Standing Committee on Treaties. The Secretariat
- facilitates Western Australian participation in significant international treaty negotiations;
- manages Western Australian Government input to national interest analyses of all treaties to be considered by the Commonwealth;
- coordinates Western Australian Government submissions to the Commonwealth in support of Australia's obligations under international instruments; and
- provides strategic input and support at key points of agency-specific treaty and national reform negotiations.