Weitere Kapitel dieses Buchs durch Wischen aufrufen
This chapter charts Australia’s leading-edge water law and governance reforms. It discusses progress on implementation and the challenges this has posed. Connections are drawn between Australia’s experience and the water law and governance literature. After outlining the book’s chapters, four fundamental questions are analysed and answered, namely how successful is Australia’s approach to designing and implementing water governance? What conditions have enabled or blocked its success, including environment, social, political and legal? How does Australia’s water governance system compare and contrast with different international water governance practices? And what are the broader insights for future water governance practice and theory?
Bitte loggen Sie sich ein, um Zugang zu diesem Inhalt zu erhalten
Sie möchten Zugang zu diesem Inhalt erhalten? Dann informieren Sie sich jetzt über unsere Produkte:
Araral, E., & Wang, Y. (2013). Water governance 2.0: A review and second generation research agenda. Water Resources Management,27(11), 3945–3957. CrossRef
Australian Water Partnership. (2017). Overview. http://waterpartnership.org.au/about/#page-12018. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. (2017). ACCC role in water. https://www.accc.gov.au/regulated-infrastructure/water/accc-role-in-water. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Australian Government (Senate Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport). (2009). Implications for long-term sustainable management of the Murray-Darling Basin system. Canberra: Australian Government.
Australian National Audit Office (ANAO). (2011). Restoring the balance in the Murray-Darling Basin: Audit Report No.27 2010–11. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia.
Baldwin, C., & Hamstead, M. (2015). Integrated water resource planning. Abingdon: Earthscan.
Basin Plan. (2012). (Cth).
Berlin Rules on Water Resources (Berlin Rules) (adopted 21 August 2004). Seventy-First Report of the International Law Association, 2004.
Biswas, A. (2004). Integrated water resources management: A reassessment. Water International,29(1), 248–256. CrossRef
Biswas, A., & Tortajada, C. (2010). Future water governance: Problems and perspectives. International Journal of Water Resources Development,26(2), 129–139. CrossRef
Bowmer, K. (2014). Water resources in Australia: Deliberation on options for protection and management. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management,21, 228–240. CrossRef
Carmody, E., Cosens, B., Gardner, A., Godden, L., Gray, J., Holley, C., et al. (2016). The future of water reform in Australia—starting a conversation. Australian Environment Review,31(4), 132–137.
Commonwealth of Australia (Cwth of Aus). (2004). Intergovernmental Agreement on a National Water Initiative. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia.
Commonwealth of Australia. (2014). Report of the Independent Review of the Water Act 2007. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia.
Commonwealth of Australia. (2015). Our north, our future: white paper on developing northern Australia. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia.
Competition and Consumer Act. (2010). (Cth).
Connell, D., & Quentin Grafton, R. (Eds.). (2011). Basin futures: Water reform in the Murray-Darling Basin. Canberra: ANU Press.
Convention on the Law of Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses, 21 May 1997, into force 19 May 2014, 36 International Legal Materials 700 (1997).
Cosens, B. (2015). Application of the adaptive water governance project to management of the Lake Eyre Basin and its connections to the Great Artesian Basin. Australian Environment Review,30(6–7), 146–152.
Cosens, B., Gunderson, L., & Chaffin, B. (2014). The adaptive water governance project: assessing law, resilience and governance in regional socio-ecological water systems facing a changing climate. Idaho Law Review,1, 1–27.
Council of Australian Governments (COAG). (1994). Council of Australian Governments’ Communiqué, 25 February 1994, Hobart. http://ncp.ncc.gov.au/docs/Council%20of%20Australian%20Governments%27%20Communique%20-%2025%20February%201994.pdf. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Council of Australian Governments (COAG). (1995). Agreement to Implement the National Competition Policy and Related Reforms. Canberra: Australian Government.
Council of Australian Governments (COAG). (2013). National Harmonised Regulatory Framework for Natural Gas from Coal Seams. http://www.coagenergycouncil.gov.au/sites/prod.energycouncil/files/publications/documents/National-Harmonised-Regulatory-Framework-for-Natural-Gas-from-Coal-Seams_1.pdf. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Crutzen, P. J. (2002). Geology of mankind. Nature,415(68/67), 3–23. CrossRef
Crutzen, P. J., & Stoermer, E. F. (2000). The ‘Anthropocene’. IGBP Newsletter,41, 17–18.
De Burca, G., Keohane, R., & Sabel, C. (2014). Global experimentalist governance. British Journal of Political Science, 44, 477–486. CrossRef
Department of the Environment and Energy. (2016). About commonwealth environmental water. https://www.environment.gov.au/water/cewo/about-commonwealth-environmental-water. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act. (1999). (Cth).
Environmental Justice Australia (EJA). (2015). Water citizenship: Advancing community involvement in water governance in Victoria. https://envirojustice.org.au/major-reports/water-citizenship-advancing-community-involvement-in-water-governance-in-victoria. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Evans, M., & Dare, L. (2013). Multi-level governance and institutional layering: The case of national water governance. Paper presented at the International Conference on Public Policy, Grenoble, France, 28 June 2013.
French-Australian Water and Land Management Initiative (FAWLMI). (2010). Canberra: ANU and French Embassy. http://politicsir.cass.anu.edu.au/events/french-australian-water-and-land-management-initiative-publications-launch. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
FAO. (2007). Coping with water scarcity challenge of the twenty–first century. http://www.fao.org/3/a-aq444e.pdf. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Gardner, A., Bartlett, R., & Gray, J. (2009). Water resources law. Sydney: LexisNexis Butterworths.
Godden, L., & Foerster, A. (2011). Introduction: Institutional transitions and water law governance. The Journal of Water Law,22(2/3), 53–57.
Gray, J., Holley, C., & Rayfuse, R. (Eds.). (2016). Trans-jurisdictional water law and governance. Studies in Water Resource Management Series. Abingdon: Earthscan.
Grafton, R. Q., Horne, J., & Wheeler, S. (2016). On the marketization of water: Theory and evidence from the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. Water Resource Management,30(3), 913–926. CrossRef
Grafton, R. Q., & Horne, J. (2014). Water markets in the Murray-Darling Basin. In R. Q. Grafton, P. Wyrwoll, C. White, & D. Allendes (Eds.), Global water: issues and insights (pp. 37–44). Canberra: ANU Press.
Gross, C. (2011). Why justice is important. In D. Connell, & R. Quentin Grafton (Eds.), Basin Futures Water reform in the Murray-Darling Basin (pp. 149–162). Canberra: ANU Press.
Gunningham, N., & Holley, C. (2016). Next generation environmental regulation. Annual Review of Law and Social Science,12, 273–293. CrossRef
Gunningham, N., Grabosky, P., & Sinclair, D. (1998). Smart regulation; designing environmental policy. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Gupta, J., & Pahl-Wostl, C. (2013). Editorial on global water governance. Ecology and Society,18(4), 54. CrossRef
Hannam, P. (2015). Parched NSW seeks help as National Water Commission axed. Sydney Morning Herald Online. http://www.smh.com.au/environment/parched-nsw-seeks-help-as-national-water-commission-axed-20150513-gh0ork.html. Accessed 18 June 2017.
Hardin, G. (1968). The tragedy of the commons. Science,13, 1243–1248.
Hayek, F. (1945). The use of knowledge in society. The American Economic Review,35(4), 519–530.
Hearns, G., Henshaw, T., & Paisley, R. (2014). Getting what you need: Designing institutional architecture for effective governance of international waters. Environmental Development,11, 98–111. CrossRef
Helsinki Rules on the Uses of Waters of International Rivers, 20 August 1966, Fifty-Second report of the International Law Association (1976), 484.
High Level Panel on Water. (2016). Action plan. https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/11280HLPW_Action_Plan_DEF_11-1.pdf. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Holley, C. (2016). Linking law and new governance: Examining gaps, hybrids and integration in water policy. Law & Policy,38(1), 24–53. CrossRef
Holley, C., & Sinclair, D. (2011). Collaborative governance and adaptive management: (Mis)Applications to groundwater, salinity and run-off. The Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy,14(1), 37–69.
Holley, C., & Sinclair, D. (2012). Compliance and enforcement of water licences in NSW: Limitations in law, policy and institutions. Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy,15(2), 149–189.
Holley, C., & Sinclair, D. (2016). Rethinking Australian water governance: successes, challenges and future directions. Environmental and Planning Law Journal,33(4), 275–283.
Holley, C., Gunningham, N., & Shearing, C. (2012). The new environmental governance. Abingdon: Earthscan.
Holley, C., Sinclair, D., Lopez-Gunn, E., & Schlarger, E. (2016). Collective management of groundwater. In Tony Jakeman, Olivier Barreteau, Randall Hunt, Jean-Daniel Rinaudo, & Andrew Ross (Eds.), Integrated groundwater management: Concepts approaches and challenges (pp. 229–252). Open Access: Springer. CrossRef
Hussey, K., & Dovers, S. (Eds.). (2007). Managing water for australia. Collingwood: CSIRO.
Intergovernmental Agreement on the Environment. (1992). Canberra: Australian Government.
International Law Commission (ILC). (2008). Articles on trans-boundary aquifers. Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations.
Jackson, Sue, Pollino, Carmel, Maclean, Kirsten, Bark, Rosalind, & Moggridge, Bradley. (2015). Meeting Indigenous peoples’ objectives in environmental flow assessments: Case studies from an Australian multi-jurisdictional water sharing initiative. Journal of Hydrology,522, 141–151. CrossRef
Jasper, C. (2015). As California enters its fifth year of drought, state lawmakers undertake study mission to Australia. ABC. 20 Oct. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-10-20/californian-lawmakers-study-australian-drought-response/6869076. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Jury, W., & Vaux, H. (2005). The role of science in solving the world’s emerging water problems. PNAS102(44), 15715–15720.
Karkkainen, B. (2002). Collaborative ecosystem governance: scale, complexity and dynamism. Virginia Environmental Law Journal,21(2), 189–243.
Karkkainen, B. A., & Fung, C. Sabel. (2000). After backyard environmentalism. American Behavioural Scientist,44(4), 690–709. CrossRef
Kallies, A., & Godden, L. (2008). What price democracy? Blue Wedges and the hurdles to public interest environmental litigation. Alternative Law Journal,33(4), 194–199. CrossRef
Kay, A. (2013). Multi-level governance in Australian federalism: The open method of coordination in open economy policy-making. 26–28 June 2013. In: International Conference on Public Policy, Grenoble. http://archives.ippapublicpolicy.org/IMG/pdf/panel_45_s3_kay.pdf. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Kidd, M., Feris, L., Murombo, T., & Iza, A. (Eds.). (2014). Water and the law: Towards sustainability. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
Kildea, P., & Williams, G. (2011). The water act and the murray-darling basin plan. Public Law Review,22, 9–14.
Kiparsky, M., Milman, A., Owen, D., & Fisher, A. T. (2017). The importance of institutional design for distributed local-level governance of groundwater: The case of california’s sustainable groundwater management act. Water,9(10), 755. CrossRef
Kochskämper, Elisa, Challies, Edward, Jager, Nicolas W., & Newig, Jens. (2018). Participation for effective environmental governance: Evidence from european water framework directive implementation. New York: Routledge.
Marshall, V. (2017). Overturning aqua nullius: Securing aboriginal water rights. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press.
Martin, P., & Kennedy, A. (2015). Introduction: A jurisprudence of environmental governance. In P. Martin & A. Kennedy (Eds.), Imlementing environmental law (pp. 1–26). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. CrossRef
Martin, P. (2016). Creating the next generation of water governance. Environmental and Planning Law Journal,33(4), 388–401.
Matthews, K. (2017). Independent investigation into NSW water management and compliance: Interim Report. Sydney: NSW Government.
Millar, I. (2005). Testing the waters: Legal challenges to water sharing plans in NSW. Paper presented at the Water Law in Western Australia Conference, 8 July. http://www.edonsw.org.au/testing_the_waters_legal_challenges_to_water_sharing_plans_in_nsw. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
McKay, C., & Gardner, A. (2013). Water accounting information and confidentiality in Australia. Federal Law Review,41, 127–220. CrossRef
McDonald, J., & Styles, M. (2014). Legal strategies for adaptive management under climate change. Journal of Environmental Law,26, 25–53. CrossRef
Moore, M., von der Porten, S., Plummer, R., Brandes, O., & Baird, J. (2014). Water policy reform and innovation: A systematic review. Environmental Science & Policy,38, 263–271. CrossRef
Moynihan, R. (2014). The Rising role of regional approaches in international water law: Lessons from the UNECE water regime and himalayan asia for strengthening transboundary water cooperation. Review of European Community and International Environmental Law,23(1), 43–58. CrossRef
Mukhtarov, F., & Gerlak, A. (2014). Epistemic forms of integrated water resource management: towards knowledge versatility. Policy Sciences,47(2), 101–120. CrossRef
Murray-Darling Basin Authority. (2015). Sustainable diversion limit adjustment mechanism. http://www.mdba.gov.au/basin-plan-roll-out/sustainable-diversion-limits. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
National Competition Council (NCC). (2005). Assessment of Governments’ Progress in Implementing the National Competition Policy and Related Reforms. Melboune: Commonwealth of Australia.
National Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development. (1992). Canberra: Australian Government.
National Water Commission (NWC). (2014a). Australia’s water blueprint: National reform assessment 2014. Canberra: Australian Government.
National Water Commission (NWC). (2014b). Water for mining and unconventional gas under the national water initiative. Canberra: Australian Government.
National Water Commission (NWC). (2014c). ‘Don’t drop the ball on water’ urges national water commission. Canberra: Australian Government. http://webarchive.nla.gov.au/gov/20160615063005/http://www.nwc.gov.au/media-centre/media/dont-drop-the-ball-on-water-urges-national-water-commission. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Neave, I., McLeod, A., Raisin, G., & Swirepik, J. (2015). Managing water in the Murray-Darling Basin under a variable and changing climate. AWA Water Journal,42(2), 102–107.
Nourse, V., & Shaffer, G. (2014). Empiricism, experimentalism, and conditional theory. Southern Methodist University Law Review,67, 101–142.
OECD. (2011). Water governance in OECD countries: A multi-level approach. London: OECD Publishing. CrossRef
O’Donnell, E., & Garrick, D. (2017). Defining success: a multi-criteria approach to guide evaluation and investment. In A. Horne, A. Webb, M. Stewardson, B. Richter, & M. Acreman (Eds.), Water for the environment (pp. 625–648). London: Elsevier. CrossRef
O’Neill, L. (2014). The role of state governments in native title negotiations: A tale of two agreements. Australian Indigenous Law Review,18(2), 29–42.
Ostrom, E. (1990). Governing the commons. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. CrossRef
Owens, K. (2017). Environmental water markets and regulation: A comparative legal approach. United Kingdom: Routledge.
Pahl-Wostl, Claudia, Holtz, Georg, Kastens, Britta, & Knieper, Christian. (2010). Analyzing complex water governance regimes. Environmental Science & Policy,13(7), 571–581. CrossRef
Pahl-Wostl, C. (2015). Water governance in the face of global change. Switzerland: Springer. CrossRef
Papas, M. (2014). River basin management between european union member states: What can australia learn from another multilevel governance system? Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy,17(2), 153–188.
Parsons, R., Lacey, J., & Moffat, K. (2014). Maintaining legitimacy of a contested practice: How the minerals industry understands its ‘social licence to operate’. Resource Policy, 41, 83–90. CrossRef
Pittock, J., Hussey, K., & Dovers, S. (Eds.). (2015). Climate, energy and water. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Sabel, C., & Simon, W. (2011). Minimalism and experimentalism in the administrative state. Georgetown Law Journal,100(1), 53–93.
Salman, S. (2007). The united nations watercourse convention ten years later: Why has its entry into force proven difficult? Water International,32, 1–15. CrossRef
Steffen, W. (Climate Council of Australia). (2015). Thirsty Country: climate change and drought in Australia. www.climatecouncil.org.au/droughtreport2015. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Scheuerman, W. (2004). Democratic experimentalism or capitalist synchronization? Critical reflections on directly-deliberative polyarchy. Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence,17, 101–127. CrossRef
Son, C. (2012). Water reform and the right for Indigenous Australians to be engaged. Journal of Indigenous Policy,13, 3–26.
Sustainable Development Goals. (2015). http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/water-and-sanitation. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Syme, G., & Nancarrow, B. (2008). The social and cultural aspects of sustainable water use. In Lin Crase (Ed.), Water policy in Australia (pp. 230–247). Washington DC: RFF Press.
Tan, P. L., Bowmer, K. H., & Baldwin, C. (2012). Continued challenges in the policy and legal framework for collaborative water planning. Journal of Hydrology,474(12), 84–91. CrossRef
Tarlock, D. (2010). Four challenges for international water law. Tulane Environmental Law Journal,23(2), 369–408.
Tujchneider, O., Christelis, G., & Van der Gun, J. (2013). Towards scientific and methodological innovation in transboundary aquifer resource management. Environmental Development, 7, 6–16. CrossRef
Tyler, T. (2005). Readings in procedural justice. Burlington: Ashgate.
van Rijswick, M. (2016). Trans-jurisdictional water governance in the European Union. In Janice Gray, Cameron Holley, & Rosemary Rayfuse (Eds.), Trans-jurisdictional Water Law and Governance (pp. 62–78). Abingdon: Earthscan.
Water Act. (2007). (Cth).
Water Market Rules. (2009). (Cth).
Water Charge (termination Fees) Rules. (2009). (Cth).
Whitehead, I. (2014). Better protection or pure politics? Evaluating the ‘water trigger’ amendment to the EPBC Act. Australian Environmental Law Digest,1, 23–36.
Williams, J. (2017). Turning the tide of water reform: Time to reignite Australia’s stagnant policy debate. APPS Policy Forum, 8 Feb. https://www.policyforum.net/turning-tide-water-reform/. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
WEF (World Economic Forum). (2017). The global risks report 2017, 12th edn. http://wef.ch/risks2017. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists (B Tucker). (2014). Statement on the future of Australia’s water reform.
Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists. (2017). Five actions necessary to deliver the Murray-Darling Basin Plan ‘in full and on time’. 5 June. http://wentworthgroup.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Five-actions-to-deliver-Murray-Darling-Basin-Plan-Wentworth-Group-June-2017.pdf. Accessed 10 Oct 2017.
Wilhite, Donald A. (2012). Breaking the hydro-illogical cycle: Changing the paradigm for drought management. EARTH Magazine,57(7), 71–72.
World Commission on Environment and Development. (1992). Our Common Future. Oxford University Press 1987.
World Meteorological Organization. (1992). International conference on water and the environment: Development issues for the 21st Century. Dublin, 26–31 January 1992: Dublin Statement and Report of the Conference (World Meteorological Organization, 1992.
WWAP (United Nations World Water Assessment Programme). (2015). The united nations world water development report 2015: Water for a sustainable world. Paris: UNESCO.
- Replenishing Australia’s Water Future: From Stagnation to Innovation
- Springer Singapore
Neuer Inhalt/© Stellmach, Neuer Inhalt/© BBL, Neuer Inhalt/© Maturus, Pluta Logo/© Pluta, Neuer Inhalt/© hww, Neuer Inhalt/© julien tromeur | Fotolia