Australia and International Environmental Law in 2018

Forthcoming, Yearbook of International Environmental Law (Volume 29)

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 821

11 Pages Posted: 19 Mar 2019

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Emma Jukic

Independent

Margaret A. Young

University of Melbourne - Law School

Date Written: March 19, 2019

Abstract

This paper reports on laws, policies, cases and developments in Australia during 2018 that are or may become relevant to international environmental law. It is prepared as a Country/Region Report to be published in the Yearbook of International Environmental Law. The report includes developments at the national and sub-national level on issues ranging from climate change, biodiversity protection, marine and coastal matters, world heritage and trade impacts. It also includes developments with respect to public participation and access to information on environmental matters. Emphasis is given to the adoption of national laws and regulations implementing international agreements, reservations concerning international agreements, court decisions on environmental matters and other cases where trans-boundary environmental problems or cooperation have been discussed.

Keywords: Australia, international, environmental law

JEL Classification: K00, K32, K33

Suggested Citation

Jukic, Emma and Young, Margaret A., Australia and International Environmental Law in 2018 (March 19, 2019). Forthcoming, Yearbook of International Environmental Law (Volume 29) ; U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 821. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3355031

Emma Jukic

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Margaret A. Young (Contact Author)

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