Legal Structures for Environmental and Climate Risk and Impact Management

The Commonwealth’s power to use the ADF to provide civil aid during disasters and pandemics

During the January bushfires, the Prime Minister observed that using the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to provide aid was ‘testing the limits of constitutionally defined roles and responsibilities’. The ‘Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements’ was established to inquire into these limits.

Cross-border displacement from natural disasters and climate change

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