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.