Water Law

Water Law
Order Description
1. What do you think is the role of the ‘law’ in water resource allocation issues?
2. In what way was settlement of the inland of Australia dependent on water infrastructure?

3. Refer to the Water Act (2007) Cth. A number of groups have asserted that the Act and/or the associated Basin Plan might be unconstitutional. How?

4. Read the following article. Explain the interacting forces having an impact on the price of temporary water in this region.
a. Sue Neales, ‘Dairy farmers milked dry as water price crisis bites’ The Australian October 19, 2015 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/dairy-farmers-milked-dry-as-water-price-crisis-bites/storyfn59niix-1227573502514
All questions must be referenced according to the Australian Guide to Legal Citation.

Each question is equally weighted and should be should be about 350 words.