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Biography

Tabatha Pettitt is a lecturer in the Department of Business Law and Taxation.




She is qualified as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia.

Prior to joining Monash in 2008, Tabatha worked in private practice for five years, specialising in family law. She also worked at the University of Melbourne as a research fellow, undertaking research on the corporatisation of ports in Australia.

Tabatha was a member of the Council of the Law Institute of Victoria from 2004 to 2005, and is currently an elected member of the International Association of Maritime Economists.

She is completing her PhD at Macquarie University, on the effectiveness of corporatisation legislation governing port corporations in Australia.

Her research interests include port legislation and policy, transport policy and legislation, privatisation, and government-owned corporations in Australia and overseas.

Research area keywords

  • Corporations Law
  • Port Law and Policy
  • Corporate Governance
  • Comparative Law

Research Output 2006 2009

The politics of port competition: The case of New South Wales port reform

Pettitt, T., 2009, p. 1 - 13. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

The ports of Queensland: Why the change in their corporatised management structure?

Wang, T-F. (ed.) & Pettitt, T., 2008, p. 1 - 10. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Beyond corporatisation: Newly emerging trends in Australian and New Zealand ports

Everett, S., Weston, R. & Pettitt, T., 2007, Proceedings of the International Association of Maritime Economists Annual Conference 2007: Challenges and Trends in Shipping: Markets, Investments and Policies. Visvikis, I. D. (ed.). Greece: ALBA Graduate Business School, p. 1 - 15 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

The corporatisation of ports: Scenes from Australia

Pettitt, T., 2007, Proceedings of the International Association of Maritime Economists Annual Conference 2007: Challenges and Trends in Shipping: Markets, Investments and Policies. Visvikis, I. D. (ed.). Greece: ALBA Graduate Business School, p. 1 - 16 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Will a national port regulator solve congestion problems in Australian ports?

Pettitt, T., 2007, In : Maritime Policy and Management. 34, 2, p. 121 - 130 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review