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Samantha Hepburn

Commentary

Australia has plenty of gas, but our bills are ridiculous. The market is broken

If Australia is the biggest gas exporter in the world, why are we shipping it back in? Because the gas market is dysfunctional - and it means consumers are suffering.
Journal article

Statutory interpretation and native title extinguishment: expanding constructional choices

This article examines the scope and application of the statutory construction assessment that underlies the consistency evaluation of native title rights. Introduction Native title jurisprudence is derived from the common law. The concept of native title and its re-institutionalisation into the underlying land law framework...
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Review into CSG in Victoria released

An expert in environmental law says the Victorian Government's extension of a ban on fracking is purely a political move and will do little to stop the expansion of coal seam gas in that state into the future. The Victorian Government yesterday released a review...