We are pleased to announce that Ms Katharine Huxley, from the University of New South Wales Law School, is the winner of the 2015 NELA Essay Competition.
Her essay ‘Tuna Ranching and Australia’s Obligations for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Southern Bluefin Tuna’ impressed the judges with its innovative look at the tuna ranching industry in light of Australia’s international obligations and domestic environmental laws.
Submit a digital copy of the paper to [email protected] to Dr.
Gracia Solis at [email protected] the subject heading: “Writing Contest Entry.”* Entries must be submitted no later than Friday, April 19, 2019.* Entries will be evaluated on subject knowledge, clarity of argument, engagement with source material, and significance to the field.
Ms Anna Davies, also at UTAS, was highly commended for her entry which analysed policy and regulatory responses to the alleged adverse health effects of wind farms in Australia.
Ms Anna Davies, University of NSW, also submitted an outstanding entry.
Winning essays will also be considered for publication in relevant journals or NELA publications.
NELA is committed to facilitating debate on Australia's enviromental laws.
Winners receive a cash prize and a years free NELA membership for their efforts.
NELA invites any undergraduate and postgraduate student enrolled at an Australian university to submit an essay addressing contemporary Australian environmental law and/or climate law issues.