Lecturer, Faculty of Law, and Associate, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University

Katie is a lecturer in the Faculty of Law, and an Associate of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law at Monash University. Prior to entering academia, she practised as a solicitor in native title, acting for native title claim groups in both Western Australia and Victoria. She holds a Master of Laws in Environmental Law from Macquarie University and a PhD from Monash University focussing on the legal recognition of Indigenous water rights.

Katie's teaching and research interests include Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Indigenous Legal Rights, Native Title and Water Law.

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Lecturer, Faculty of Law, and Associate, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University

Education

  • 2016 
    Monash University, PhD
  • 2005 
    Macquarie University, Master of Laws in Environmental Law
  • 1998 
    Monash University, LLB (Hons)

Publications

  • 2016
    Victoria’s Traditional Owner Settlement Act and Indigenous Management of Water Resources: An Improvement on the Native Title Act or More of the Same?, Indigenous Law Bulletin
  • 2016
    More Aqua Nullius? The Traditional Owner Settlement Act 2010 (Vic) and the Neglect of Indigenous Rights to Manage Inland Water Resources, Melbourne University Law Review
  • 2012
    The National Water Initiative and Victoria’s Implementation of Indigenous Water Rights, Indigenous Law Bulletin
  • 2011
    The Gunaikurnai Consent Determination: Is this the High Water Mark for Native Title in Victoria?, Indigenous Law Bulletin
  • 2007
    Issues in Natural Resource Management – Implications of Native Title and the future of Indigenous Control and Management of Inland Waters, Murdoch University E Law Journal
  • 2004
    The Appropriation of Indigenous Ecological Knowledge: Recent Australian Developments, Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law