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Professor Samantha Hepburn PhD, LLM, BA/LLM ‘Public Interest Responsibilities within an evolving Australian Energy Framework’
February 27, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm$45
Professor Samantha Hepburn is the Director of the Centre for Energy and Natural Resources Law at Deakin University. Samantha has extensive experience researching and teaching in natural resources law including mining and energy law, environmental law and property and land law. Samantha has written numerous books, including a Mining and Energy Law book for Cambridge University Press as well as many scholarly articles and opinion pieces in her fields of research. Samantha regularly contributes to public discussion on media forums including radio national, radio 5aa and The Conversation (where she has published over 35 articles), government committees, international workshops, conferences and community forums on the issues relevant to a transitioning energy landscape. Samantha was a member of the Victorian Auditor General Committee examining unconventional gas development for the Victorian Parliamentary Commission. She has presented numerous submissions to the Senate Economic References Committee regarding the Adani Coalmine and the National Australia Infrastructure Fund and in 2017 was a delegate for the Japan-Australia Dialogue on Energy Regulation.Book Online