The role of connectivity in maintaining a healthy river system

By Special Counsel Dr Emma Carmody


Part 1 in a series on water law and the Murray-Darling Basin

By Special Counsel Dr Emma Carmody

Everyone should care about water, and how it is managed. This is particularly true in Australia due to its scarcity, which is already being exacerbated by climate change in certain parts of the country.  

This article is the first in a series examining different areas of water law and sets out recommendations for reform. While the focus is the Murray-Darling Basin, many of the legal principles and recommendations are applicable in other catchments.

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