Commonwealth v Tasmania (The Tasmanian Dam Case)

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
Judgment Date1983
Neutral Citation[1983] HCA 21,1983-0701 HCA A
Date1983
Year1983
CourtHigh Court
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  • Smith v Western Australia
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 27 February 2013
    ...legislation’, (1993) 67 Australian Law Journal 448 at 449. 128 (1988) 164 CLR 350; [1988] HCA 3. 129 (1988) 164 CLR 350 at 357. 130The Commonwealth v Tasmania (1983) 158 CLR 1; [1983] HCA 131 (1983) 158 CLR 1 at 259. This imposed a higher threshold test than that expressed by Starke J in R......
  • Tran v Commonwealth
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • Invalid date
  • Toben v Jones
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • 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......
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69 books & journal articles
  • Native title and the 'acquisition of property' under the Australian constitution.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 28 No. 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......
  • THE ENVIRONMENT IS ALL RIGHTS: HUMAN RIGHTS, CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 44 No. 2, December 2020
    • 1 December 2020
    ...out. (305) The remarks made by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher are as apposite today as they were in 1989. (1) Commonwealth v Tasmania (1983) 158 CLR 1 ('Tasmanian Dam (2) Andrew Macintosh, 'The Tasmanian Dam Case and the "Green Commonwealth" Hypothesis' in Michael Coper, Heather Roberts a......
  • National litigation and international law: repercussions for Australia's protection of marine resources.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 33 No. 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 ......
  • Not So Neat: Non-Statutory Corporations and the Reach of the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 32-1, March 2004
    • 1 March 2004
    ...also Finn, 'A Sovereign People, A Public Trust' in Finn (ed), Essays on Law and Government (1995) 1, 12–13. 68 Commonwealth v Tasmania (1983) 158 CLR 1, 151 (Mason J) ('The Franklin Dam case'). See also Herald Weekly Times Ltd v Commonwealth (1966) 115 CLR 418; Murphyores Inc Pty Ltd v Comm......
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