In October 2013, CREEL hosted a workshop "Mainstreaming Environmental Water Law and Practice" - A one day workshop in Melbourne, bringing together researchers and practitioners in environmental water law, policy and management.
Topic 1: Structural issues and the "big picture": What institutional mechanisms and legal status can and should we provide for environmental water as a "partner" in water use?. Benjamin Docker.
Topic 2: How can and how should the environment fit within "mainstream" water law and policy mechanisms? Garry Smith.
Topic 3: What special legal issues arise for the use of environmental water in times of "flood" (natural or artificial)? David Dreverman.
Topic 4: How do environmental conservation laws interact with environmental aspects of water laws? Michael Bennett and Alex Gardner.