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Katie joined the Law Faculty in 2015, having taught at Monash since 2012. 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 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.

Monash teaching commitment

LAW 4331 Administrative law - SEM2

LAW 5007 Principles of constitutional law - T2

LAW 5014 Principles of administrative law - T3

Research interests

Constitutional Law

Administrative Law

Indigenous Legal Rights

Native Title

Water Law

Research Output 2004 2017

  • 7 Article
  • 1 Chapter (Book)
  • 1 Other contribution

Native title and reconciliation: the Gunaikurnai consent determination

O'Bryan, K. M., 2012, Reconciliation in Regional Australia: Case Studies from Gippsland. Gunstone, A. (ed.). 1st ed. North Melbourne Vic Australia: Australian Scholarly Publishing, p. 127 - 152 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review