Commonwealth v Tasmania (The Tasmanian Dam Case)

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Judgment Date1983
Neutral Citation[1983] HCA 21,1983-0701 HCA A
Date1983
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187 cases
  • Toben v Jones
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • JT International SA v Commonwealth of Australia
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 5 October 2012
    ...for the acquisition of title to property is not a law with respect to acquisition of property.’ 117 Remarks by Brennan J in The Commonwealth v Tasmania ( The Tasmanian Dam Case) 152 also are relevant here: ‘In the United States, where the Fifth Amendment directed that private property shoul......
  • Toben v Jones
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • Invalid date
  • Tran v Commonwealth
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • Invalid date
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53 books & journal articles
  • National litigation and international law: repercussions for Australia's protection of marine resources.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 33 Nbr. 1, April 2009
    • 1 April 2009
    ...McHugh and Gummow JJ); XYZ v Commonwealth (2006) 227 CLR 532, 552 (Gummow, Hayne and Crennan JJ). (176) See also Commonwealth v Tasmania (1983) 158 CLR 1,300-1 (Dawson J) ('Tasmanian Dam (177) XYZ v Commonwealth (2006) 227 CLR 532, 547 (Gummow, Hayne and Crennan J J). (178) R v Burgess; Ex ......
  • Native title and the 'acquisition of property' under the Australian constitution.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 28 Nbr. 1, April - April 2004
    • 1 April 2004
    ...(1943) 67 CLR 314. (144) Australian Apple and Pear Marketing Board v Tonking (1941) 66 CLR 77. (145) Commonwealth v Tasmania (1983) 158 CLR 1 ('Tasmanian Dams (146) Commonwealth v Western Australia (1999) 196 CLR 392; Newcrest (1997) 190 CLR 513, (147) Georgiadis (1994) 179 CLR 297; Commonw......
  • Federal Limitations on the Legislative Power of the States and the Commonwealth to Bind One Another
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 31-3, September 2003
    • 1 September 2003
    ...Building Construction Employees' and Builders Labourers' Federation (1982) 152 CLR 25, 92–3 (Mason J); Commonwealth v Tasmania (1983) 158 CLR 1, 140–1 (Mason J), 215 (Brennan J) ('Tasmanian Dams Case'), and the cases discussed therein. 10 (1947) 74 CLR 31. 11 Ibid 81, 83 (Dixon J), 66 (Rich......
  • The Race Power — Its Replacement and Interpretation
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 40-3, September 2012
    • 1 September 2012
    ...Murphy J's argument about the meaning of 'for ': Koowarta v Bjelke-Petersen (1982 ) 153 CLR 168, 242 (Murphy J); Commonwealth v Tasmania (1983) 158 CLR 1, 180 (Murphy J). Note the rejection of this argument: Commonwealth v Tasmania (1983) 158 CLR 1, 110 (Gibbs CJ); Kartinyeri (1998) 195 CLR......
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