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Nicole Watson

Nicole Watson
Nicole Watson, member of the Birri-Gubba People and the Yugambeh language group, is currently enrolled in the PhD program at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU. The topic of Nicole's thesis is a comparative analysis of the privatisation of Indigenous lands in Australia, United States and New Zealand.

Nicole was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and worked for Legal Aid Queensland, the National Native Title Tribunal and the Queensland Environmental Protection Agency. She is a former editor of the Indigenous Law Bulletin.

Nicole's area of research is the legal recognition of Indigenous relationships with land.


Nicole Watson will be appearing:

Writing indigenous policy.