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From natural flow to engineered resource : history of conflict over water access rights in new south wales (1825 - 1944)

Jean, Elinor


Australia has a rich history of water law and conflict. This thesis examines water disputes and regulation in New South Wales from the early nineteenth century until the turn of the twentieth century. The decades leading to the 1850s were a formative era for New South Wales water law. From the 1850s onwards, the challenges facing the law multiplied, as water use intensity increased and water users sought greater development. This research explores the resulting conflicts over water through the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5e7416ade57
Access Rights: Open Access


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