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Governance of Australian seas and oceans


Cresswell, I and Haward, M, Governance of Australian seas and oceans, Oceans: Science and Solutions for Australia, CSIRO Publishing, B Mapstone (ed), Clayton South VIC, pp. 77-86. ISBN 9781486307937 (2017) [Other Book Chapter]

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How we manage oceans is different from how we manage our land. The sea is considered a common property resource and is administered by governments under international agreement, unlike land where individuals can own exclusive rights to particular areas. Australia’s history of development has led to the system by which we govern our oceans.

Item Details

Item Type:Other Book Chapter
Keywords:ocean policy, governance, marine estate, Australia
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Policy and administration
Research Field:Public policy
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in human society
UTAS Author:Haward, M (Professor Marcus Haward)
ID Code:122823
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Oceans and Cryosphere
Deposited On:2017-11-30
Last Modified:2018-12-14

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