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Overturning Aqua Nullius by Viriginia Marshall by Viriginia Marshall

overturning aqua nullius securing aboriginal water rights

Aboriginal water values in Australian policy and law -- Ch. The Murray-Darling Basin and the Commonwealth Water Act -- Ch. More recently, the national water reforms further disenfranchised Aboriginal communities from their property rights in water, continuing to embed severe disadvantage. While the information may not reflect current understanding, it is provided in an historical context. In this award-winning work, Dr Marshall argues that Aboriginal water rights require legal recognition as property rights, and that water access and water infrastructure are integral to successful economic enterprise in Aboriginal communities.

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Overturning aqua nullius and reaffirming the Indigenous rule of law(s)

overturning aqua nullius securing aboriginal water rights

Overturning aqua nullius aims to cultivate a new understanding of Aboriginal water rights and interests in the context of Aboriginal water concepts and water policy development in Australia. Indigenous peoples sitting in front of me were nodding and agreed at various intervals that our water rights have been swept away by colonial governments, federalism and the national water reforms. The title of my seminal book, launched in February 2017 by the Hon. In this masterclass, Virginia will explore and discuss these issues and the challenges that face Indigenous peoples of Australia, governments and stakeholders in future water security and in sustaining future water quality. Water rights - for economic independence -- Ch. Summary Overturning aqua nullius aims to cultivate a new understanding of Aboriginal water rights and interests in the context of Aboriginal water concepts and water policy development in Australia.

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International Water Law Project Blog » Blog Archive Overturning aqua nullius

overturning aqua nullius securing aboriginal water rights

The E-mail message field is required. She is proud of her Indigenous heritage and has extensive practice and knowledge in Indigenous affairs. From 1788 the British colonisation of Australia marginalised Aboriginal communities from land and water resources and their traditional rights and interests. Trading water - the disconnect in water values -- Ch. From 1788 the British colonization of Australia marginalized Aboriginal communities from land and water resources and their traditional rights and interests.

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Virginia Marshal masterclass: overturning aqua nullius

overturning aqua nullius securing aboriginal water rights

It is only then that we can sweep away the injustice of aqua nullius and provide the first Australians with full recognition and status of their water rights and interests. The Indigenous peoples of Australia have a primary, unique, and inherent obligation to exercise the ownership, protection and management of the Australian environment, but Australian domestic laws and policies do not fully support Indigenous Australians in the exercise of such obligations. This is the reality of the 21st century, and we need to progressively and proactively harmonize water and natural resource systems policy and regulatory mechanisms to bring a new standard of justice that reflects this fundamental relationship between humanity and our planet: we are one. More recently, the national water reforms further disenfranchised Aboriginal communities from their property rights in water, continuing to embed severe disadvantage. Drawing on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the author argues that the reservation of Aboriginal water rights needs to be prioritized above the water rights and interests of other groups.

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Overturning Aqua Nullius: Securing Aboriginal Water Rights by Virginia Marshall

overturning aqua nullius securing aboriginal water rights

Health, wealth and water rights -- Ch. Aboriginal property and Western values - concepts of ownership -- Ch. In this award-winning work, Dr Marshall argues that Aboriginal water rights require legal recognition as property rights, and that water access and water infrastructure are integral to successful economic enterprise in Aboriginal communities. Summary Aboriginal peoples in Australia have the oldest living cultures in the world. Drawing on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Virginia argues that the reservation of Aboriginal water rights needs to be prioritised above the water rights and interests of other groups.

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overturning aqua nullius securing aboriginal water rights

I will be presenting on my findings at the 20 th in Brisbane next month. Health, wealth and water rights -- Ch. Marshall argues that Aboriginal water rights require legal recognition as property rights, and that water access and water infrastructure are integral to successful economic enterprise in Aboriginal communities. When I enrolled in the PhD research program at Macquarie University I had no idea of the challenges and resilience involved. In relation to introducing and advocating for the legal personality of a river; advocating for the rights of nature on grounds that all humans over-exploit, abuse and contaminate the environment is misleading. It is only then that we can sweep away the injustice of aqua nullius and provide the first Australians with full recognition and status of their water rights and interests. Polarised paradigms - Western and Aboriginal conceptions -- Ch.

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Overturning Aqua Nullius by Viriginia Marshall · OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries

overturning aqua nullius securing aboriginal water rights

Drought conditions have existed for generations. Aboriginal property and Western values - concepts of ownership -- Ch. She is proud of her Indigenous heritage and has extensive practice and knowledge in Indigenous affairs. The proposed declaration fails to identify the unique position of Indigenous peoples for example within the gendered environment of land, water and living things which informs and connects Aboriginal identity freshwater peoples, saltwater peoples etc. In this masterclass, Virginia will explore and discuss these issues and the challenges that face Indigenous peoples of Australia, governments and stakeholders in future water security and in sustaining future water quality. The interconnected waterscape -- Ch. The interconnected waterscape -- Ch.

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International Water Law Project Blog » Blog Archive Overturning aqua nullius

overturning aqua nullius securing aboriginal water rights

The Murray-Darling Basin and the Commonwealth Water Act -- Ch. It is only then that we can sweep away the injustice of aqua nullius and provide the first Australians with full recognition and status of their water rights and interests. Human rights -- incorporating Aboriginal water rights -- pt. These traits are exemplified in Aboriginal obligations to maintain waterholes, ensure fire management burning practices, and monitor the health of all things within traditional boundaries and care for country. The inherent relationships of Aboriginal peoples with water are evidenced by Aboriginal creation stories, with Aboriginal identity defined through Aboriginal ontologies Aboriginal normative values and beliefs, laws and knowledge.

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Overturning Aqua Nullius, Securing Aboriginal Water Rights by Virginia Marshall

overturning aqua nullius securing aboriginal water rights

Why is the proposed misguided? She has served on the Human Rights, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Law Practice and Litigation Committees. Drawing on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Marshall argues that the reservation of Aboriginal water rights needs to be prioritised above the water rights and interests of other groups. She has served on the Human Rights, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Law Practice and Litigation Committees. Water is sacred and underpins Aboriginal kinship connection in birth, life and death. Her passion is in addressing issues of social justice, human rights and law. Polarised paradigms -- Western and Aboriginal conceptions -- Ch. Aboriginal languages are the conduit for layers of , values, beliefs and Aboriginal norms attached to water management.

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