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LAW8713 Sustainable Environmental Governance

Short Description: Sust'ble Environm'l Governance
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 090900 - Law
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at


Sustainable Environmental Governance covers the national regulatory systems of Australian industry for environmental governance, and the legal and managerial requirements for the effectiveness of these. The course includes the broader framework of environmental rules; issues of regulatory innovation, co-regulation, and the replacement or supplementation of government rules by industry codes, rules created by agreements, and social rules; regulatory frameworks, liability regimes and enforcement for environmental pollution and remediation; and environmental dispute resolution. It is delivered intensively in four seminars over two weeks (two seminars in each of two weeks), and will involve closely supervised research assignments.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online