TAG: Adam Webster
The Adelaide Law School would like to congratulate Franc De Zwart, Mark Giancaspro, Samaneh Hassanli and Adam Webster on recently completing their PhDs. We value their contribution to the Faculty and wish them all the best in their future careers.
Adam Webster’s PhD thesis – entitled ‘Defining Rights, Powers and Limits in Transboundary River Disputes: A Legal Analysis of the River Murray’ – has passed examination unconditionally. Since Federation, the allocation of water from the River Murray between States of Australia has always been determined by political agreement. Adam’s thesis provides a legal analysis of […]
Since the Treasurer’s budget speech there has been much talk about Labor and the minor parties ‘blocking the budget’. This article explains the constitutional requirements behind the budget process and the likelihood of the budget being blocked in the Senate. This is an article by Adelaide Law School’s Adam Webster, originally published in The Conversation. […]
University of Adelaide PhD researcher Adam Webster has won a 2012 Fulbright Scholarship to research possible legal solutions to the dispute over the allocation of water from the River Murray. The prestigious Fulbright Scholarship is the largest educational scholarship of its kind, created in 1946 to promote mutual understanding with the United States through educational […]
The River Murray Dispute is one that has defined the Australian federation since its inception, although its nature has changed as the River’s use for navigation and trade has receded and its importance as a water source for irrigation and drinking has increased. Nowhere is the dispute felt more strongly than in the downstream State […]