Menu Close
Research Associate, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney

Keely Boom is a lawyer and a Research Associate at the Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology Sydney. Keely is an Awabakal woman who grew up in the Yuin nation. Her personal totem is the kangaroo.
Keely works as Executive Officer of the Climate Justice Programme.
Keely has completed a PhD in Law at the University of Wollongong. Her PhD looks at whether countries can sue each other over the impacts of climate change, with a case study of Tuvalu and Australia.


  • –present
    Research Fellow, THINKK, the think tank for kangaroos at University of Technology Sydney
  • –present
    Executive Officer, Australian Climate Justice Program
  • 2007–present
    Legal Intern, Greenpeace International
  • 2008–2010
    Teaching Academic, Faculty of Law at University of Wollongong


  • 2006 
    University of Wollongong, Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce
  • 2006 
    University of Wollongong, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Research Areas

  • Wildlife And Habitat Management (050211)
  • Law And Legal Studies (18)
  • Law (1801)
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Law (180101)
  • Environmental And Natural Resources Law (180111)
  • International Law (Excl. International Trade Law) (180116)
  • Constitutional Law (180108)
  • Other Law And Legal Studies (1899)
  • Human Rights Law (180114)
  • History And Philosophy Of Law And Justice (220204)
  • Law And Society (180119)
  • Corporations And Associations Law (180109)
  • Tort Law (180126)