Coastal and Marine Law (LAWS6314)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit examines legal and policy frameworks for the management of coastal and marine areas in Australia. Topics addressed include the characteristics of Australian coastal and marine environments, the constitutional framework for the management of offshore areas, the regulation of marine pollution, marine parks and reserves, fisheries management, the regulation of offshore oil and gas resource extraction, and the management of climate change impacts on coastal and marine areas.
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Oct 10, 11 & 17, 18 (9-5)
4000wd essay (40%) and take-home exam (60%)
Rachel Baird and Donald R Rothwell (eds), Australian Coastal and Marine Law (Federation Press, 2011)
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