Disaster in MDB Emma Carmody - EDO NSW

Forum: Disaster in the Murray-Darling Basin

Dr Emma Carmody, Senior Solicitor at the EDO with particular expertise in water law, will be among the expert panellists at a Thursday 9 May forum on the crisis unfolding in the Murray-Darling Basin. 

Update 16 May 2019: *The forum is now available as a podcast*

Disaster in the Murray Darling Basin: explanations and consequences examines the origins of the challenges facing the Basin and the state of the rivers, the legal frameworks and socio-economic ramifications.

Emma will speak on 'When nature revolts: advocating for an environmental rule of law in the Murray-Darling Basin'.

Other speakers include Professor Richard Kingsford on fixing the state of ecosystems in the Basin and Professor Sarah Wheeler asking what the facts are about the impacts of water recovery on rural communities in the Basin.

The event is presented by Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law (ACCEL) and the Sydney Environment Institute and chaired by Professor Rosemary Lyster, Professor of Climate and Environmental Law and Co-Director of the Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law, University of Sydney Law School.

The event runs from 6.30-8pm on Thursday 9 May at the Old Geology Lecture Theatre, University of Sydney.

It is a complimentary event, however registration is essential.

Contact: Professional Learning & Community Engagement on 02 9351 0429 or law.events@sydney.edu.au.

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