Director of the Centre for Energy and Natural Resources Law, Deakin Law School, Deakin University
Samantha Hepburn teaches:
- Mining and Energy Law
- Property and Land Law
- Native Title
- Environmental Property including: water rights, indigenous environmental law, and the propertisation of carbon interests
Her research interests include:
-Unconventional gas regulation
-Climate Change Jurisprudence
- Property and Land Law
- Native title
- environmental property including: water rights, indigenous environmental law, and the propertisation of carbon interests.
Samantha completed her doctorate at the University of Melbourne. She has taught and researched at Monash, the Australian National University and Deakin University. Samantha has published extensively in her area of research. She has just written a book for Cambridge University Press on Mining and Energy Law and Policy in Australia. She has also written in the U.S on unconventional gas regulation and carbon capture sequestration regulation.
Yes, the government's price cap is overly generous to gas producers. But it was necessary
Dec 19, 2022 16:35 pm UTC| Economy
To tackle the energy crisis about to send our bills skywards, the Albanese government last week capped gas prices temporarily in the east coast market, proposing a figure of A$12 per gigajoule. A gigajoule of gas has the...
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Aug 03, 2022 00:59 am UTC| Economy
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