Nicole Watson

Academic, Lawyer, Legal Aid lawyer and Solicitor

Nicole Watson is a member of the Birri-Gubba People and the Yugambeh language group. Nicole has a bachelor of laws from the University of Queensland and a master of laws from the Queensland, University of Technology. Nicole was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1999. She has worked for Legal Aid Queensland, the National Native Title Tribunal and the Queensland Environmental Protection Agency. Nicole is also a former editor of the Indigenous Law Bulletin. Nicole's first crime fiction novel, The Boundary, was released nationally in June 2011. Nicole is a lawyer and a researcher at Jumbanna Indigenous Learning Centre at the University of Technology Sydney.

Sources used to compile this entry: Nicole Watson [Interview], Date: 2014; Nicole Watson interviewed by Peter Read and Jackie Huggins in 2008 for the Seven years on - continuing life histories of Aboriginal leaders oral history project [sound recording], 7 May 2008, ORAL TRC 5962; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection;

Prepared by Larissa Halonkin