Australia's final frontiers?: Developments in the delimitation of Australia's international maritime boundaries
Australia has taken significant steps recently towards defining the extent of its maritime jurisdiction. These include the conclusion of a maritime boundary treaty with New Zealand, the submission of a claim to extended continental shelf rights to the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf and a number of agreements relating to jurisdictional rights and resource sharing in the Timor Sea. This article provides an overview of Australian claims to maritime jurisdiction and then examines recent developments.
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