Indigenous water rights in law and regulation, book

One of the project participants of the Riverine rights project, Elizabeth Macpherson has received an award for her book ‘Indigenous Water Rights in Law and Regulation: Lessons from Comparative Experience’ (CUP 2019). The book has been awarded the Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand 2020 prize for most outstanding contribution to the field of law and society by an Australian or New Zealand scholar in the category of published scholarly work/monograph.

The book examines the recognition and allocation of Indigenous rights to water in comparative law via country studies in Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand, Chile and Colombia, including the use of legal personhood in response to Indigenous water concerns.

Here is a link to the award page: