• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE5931

Watson, Nicole

  • Occupation Academic, Lawyer, Legal Aid lawyer, 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.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
    • 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]