Richard Rowe Richard Rowe – a Tasmanian – is a former Senior Legal Adviser in the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).  During his long career with DFAT he was heavily engaged in Antarctic matters and attended many...
  • November 25, 2019
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Professor Donald R. Rothwell1 1ANU College of Law, Australian National University In May 1989 Australia and France announced they would not sign the recently concluded 1988 Convention on the Regulation of Antarctic Mineral Resource Activities (CRAMRA) and would instead promote...
  • November 24, 2019
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Dr Caroline Foster Due diligence is fast-becoming an established part of international environmental law.  But what might it mean in the Antarctic setting?  In 2010 Professor Rüdiger Wolfrum (Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea from...
  • November 20, 2019
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Professor Xueping Li The system of international trusteeship under the Charter of United Nations inherits in the mandate of the Covenant of League of Nations which can be traced back to the appointment of the Ionian Islands to British protection...
  • November 18, 2019
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Emma Robertson1 1Victorian Fixated Threat Assessment Centre Established in 2018, the Victorian Fixated Threat Assessment Centre (VFTAC) is a joint Victoria Police and Forensicare (Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health) initiative. VFTAC aims to provide early assessment and intervention for...
  • November 18, 2019
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Dr Tas van Ommen1 1Australian Antarctic Division The polar regions are virtually defined in physical terms by ice: regions where the dominant form of fresh water is as a solid. Polar ice sheets hold just under 70% the Earth’s fresh...
  • November 14, 2019
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