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The Australian continental shelf: Has Australia's high-latitude diplomacy paid off?'


Jabour, J, The Australian continental shelf: Has Australia's high-latitude diplomacy paid off?', Marine Policy, 33, (2) pp. 429-431. ISSN 0308-597X (2009) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2008.07.010


The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf has granted Australia extended continental shelf areas around two of its sub-Antarctic island groups, and these extend into the Antarctic Treaty area. The overlap potentially raises conflict between Australian and Antarctic interests. Australia’s submission included and expressly excluded Antarctic data and its high-latitude diplomacy paid off, but its next steps will be crucial to gaining acceptance by other Antarctic Treaty parties. It is likely that any resource exploitation will stop at the fence (601 South) during the life of the Treaty.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, Australian Antarctic Territory, Heard Island
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:International and comparative law
Research Field:International criminal law
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:International relations
Objective Field:International organisations
UTAS Author:Jabour, J (Dr Julia Jabour)
ID Code:56228
Year Published:2009
Web of Science® Times Cited:10
Deposited By:IASOS
Deposited On:2009-04-03
Last Modified:2015-02-11
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