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Water Resources Law

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UWA Law School

35 Stirling Highway

Crawley, WA 6009

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Online pre-recorded lectures available in early September and in-class interactive sessions Tues 28 - Thurs 30 September

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This short course introduces the main legal principles of water resources management and discusses key regulatory issues being faced in Western Australia. Applicable for both lawyers and non-lawyers, participants will become familiar with the principal legal and policy materials applied in the management of water resources in Western Australia, including insights into reform proposals:

There will be six half-day interactive sessions (9.30am – 12.00pm and 2.00 – 4.30pm) on Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 September, in a seminar style with discussion exercises relating to:

  1. the governance framework – the condition of WA’s water resources, water resources; management ethics and objectives, and key definitions;
  2. water access rights, with a focus on irrigation systems;
  3. water allocation planning, including a case study of the Martuwarra Fitzroy River;
  4. administration of statutory water entitlements, with a focus on managed aquifer recharge;
  5. water quality regulation, especially of diffuse sources of pollution; and
  6. regulatory perspectives on mining and water, including mine dewatering & mine closure.

Professor Alex Gardner leads the course and is joined by guest experts in the presentation of the interactive sessions on 28-30 September. The short course Program for interactive sessions can be provided on email request (contact details below).

The content of the short course generally aligns with the treatise by A Gardner, R Bartlett, J Gray and R Nelson, Water Resources Law, 2nd edition, 2018 (LexisNexis Butterworths).

For attendance at this short course, practitioners are entitled up to 6 CPD points to be selected from the competency areas Professional Skills (0.5 point available), Ethics/Professional Responsibility (1 point available) and Substantive Law (8.5 points available) depending on the sessions they attend.

Please contact the School directly for any enquiries relating to:

  • a discount for not-for-profit, or
  • group registrations (e.g. one registration to be shared by staff or members of one entity).
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35 Stirling Highway

Crawley, WA 6009

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