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2019 Citizensí Inquiry into the Health of the Barka/Darling River and Menindee Lakes

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Maloney, M and Boehringer, G and MacCarrick, GF and Satija, M and Graham, M and Williams, R, 2019 Citizens' Inquiry into the Health of the Barka/Darling River and Menindee Lakes, Report and Recommendations, Australian Peoples' Tribunal for Community and Nature's Rights (APT), Brisbane (2020) [Report Other]


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Abstract

The primary goal of this report is to share the perspectives, opinions and stories of people who live on, near or are connected to the Barka/Darling River and Menindee Lakes. It aims to share insights into how people are experiencing life on the interconnected, interdependent systems of the Barka/Darling River and Menindee Lakes and their suggestions for how the river and their communities can be brought back to life and managed in the future. The Murray-Darling Basin has been the subject of a multitude of scientific, economic, governance and other inquiries and reports. This report does not aim to cover the same ground. This report is built on the idea that individuals, families and communities matter, and that the people who live on the river should be listened to, and their views and opinions about how the river should be managed, should form the centre of river system management.

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Item Type:Report Other
Keywords:environmental impact, water management, ecological biodiversity, ecocide, Indigenous cultural heritage, rights of nature, international environmental law, Peoples tribunals, flood plain harvesting, water theft, sustainability, Murray-Darling
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law in context
Research Field:Law and society and socio-legal research
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Fresh, ground and surface water systems and management
Objective Field:Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
UTAS Author:MacCarrick, GF (Dr Gwynn MacCarrick)
ID Code:147496
Year Published:2020
Deposited By:Office of the School of Social Sciences
Deposited On:2021-11-04
Last Modified:2021-11-08
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