What follows is an extract of a conference presentation given with Alexander Laurence, my co-presenter, at the Law and Society Association Global Meeting at Lisbon, 14 July 2022 . The presentation centred on the case of Hoskin v Greater Bendigo City Council  VSCA 350. *** One of our starting positions is that the law, … Continue reading Hiding Hatred: How the Bendigo Mosque Exposed the Dark Spaces of Planning Law
This is an edited version of a presentation I gave to the Journal of Environmental Law ‘Environmental Law and Populism’ Workshop held at The University of Oxford in November 2019. Introduction My geographical focus today will be the Murray Darling Basin, a geography that encapsulates five sub national jurisdictions and is co-managed under referred legislative … Continue reading Drought, deaths and prayers. Won’t someone think of the Australian farmer.
This is a copy of the presentation I gave at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association at Mexico City. Cite as: Brad Jessup, ‘Pipeline risk and regulation on the Australian urban-rural fringe. An invisible legal geography’ (Speech delivered at the International Meeting on Law and Society, Mexico City, 20 June 2017). … Continue reading Pipeline risk and regulation on the Australian urban-rural fringe. An invisible legal geography.
Originally published at Opinions on High, the Melbourne Law School High Court blog. Australia’s first national laws to put a price on carbon were effective to their end; reportedly leading to reductions in Australia’s combined greenhouse gas emissions. In their absence it has been reported that increases in emissions have resumed. While our new Prime … Continue reading Endings and Fairness: The Clean Energy Act 2011 (Cth) and Queensland Nickel