The South Australian Chapter of the Australian Association of Constitutional Law is pleased to present
Dr Adam Webster, Adelaide Law School
Troubled Waters: Constitutional issues in water regulation in the Murray Darling Basin
Adam will examine some of the constitutional issues surrounding water regulation within the Murray-Darling Basin. In particular, he will discuss the recent Federal Court decision of Lee v Commonwealth  FCA 432, a case in which irrigators in Victoria and South Australia challenged the validity of the Water Act 2007 (Cth) on the basis that the Act offended s 99 or s 100 of the Constitution or was contrary to the Melbourne Corporation principle.
Date: Monday, 8 September 2014 **Please note change of date**
Venue: Pilgrim Hall, 12 Flinders Street
RSVP: 29 August 2014 to Sean O’Flaherty: o’firstname.lastname@example.org
Members and non-members welcome.
Attendance at this seminar may be recognised for MCPD purposes.
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