McGee, J and Li, B, Australia has long valued an outer space shared by all. Mining profits could change this, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 30 April (2020) [Newspaper Article]
Official URL: https://theconversation.com/australia-has-long-val...
The order also made clear the US wasn’t bound by international treaties on the moon. Instead, the US would set up a bilateral or multilateral legal framework with other like-minded states to govern lunar mining activities.
This bold move by the Trump administration poses some challenging questions for Australia, given our past commitment to international space treaties and our current support the US Artemis lunar program.
|Item Type:||Newspaper Article|
|Keywords:||moon treaty, mining, space law, Common Heritage of Mankind|
|Research Division:||Law and Legal Studies|
|Research Group:||Environmental and resources law|
|Research Field:||Environmental law|
|Objective Division:||Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards|
|Objective Group:||Environmental policy, legislation and standards|
|Objective Field:||Environmental policy, legislation and standards not elsewhere classified|
|UTAS Author:||McGee, J (Associate Professor Jeffrey McGee)|
|Deposited By:||Office of the Faculty of Law|
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