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LAW7325 - Regulation of Australian water resources

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Law

Leader: Mr Kwame Mfodwo


Not offered in 2007


This unit studies how Australia allocates and protects its most crucial natural resource - water. The emphasis is on current regulatory arrangements, although key aspects of the history of water development and politics in Australia are also examined. The approach taken is both legal and policy-oriented with significant elements of critique.


After successful completion of this unit, students will:


1. A 1500 word essay due five weeks after start of semester (worth 20%);
2. A 6000 assignment on a regulatory problem due at the end of the semester (80%)

Contact hours

24 Hours total per semester.