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Gullett, W L. Professor

Professor

  • School of Law
  • ANCORS Research Strength
  • Faculty of Business and Law

Overview


Warwick Gullett was a Lecturer at the Australian Maritime College in Tasmania from 2001-2004. He joined the University of Wollongong in 2004. He served as Associate Dean (Research) and Head of Postgraduate Studies in the Faculty of Law from 2009-2011. He was Deputy Director and Acting Director of the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) in 2012 prior to being appointed Dean of Law on 1 November 2012 until 31 December 2016. His research interests focus on legal protection of the marine environment and the international law of the sea. He is the author of Fisheries Law in Australia (335pp, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2008) and co-editor of Marine Pollution Contingency Planning: State Practice in Asia-Pacific States (233pp, Brill/Nijhoff, 2016), Asia-Pacific and the Implementation of the Law of the Sea: Regional Legislative and Policy Approaches to the Law of the Sea Convention (230pp, Brill/Nijhoff, 2016) and Marine Resources Management (359pp, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2011). Professor Gullett is Current Legal Developments editor for the Asia-Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy. He was formerly on the editorial committee of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal and the Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy and editor of the Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs (2007-2010).

Professor Gullett has written extensively on laws regarding the marine environment, in particular focusing on fisheries law, marine protected areas, marine resource management and jurisdictional issues. His work has been cited by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Commonwealth Administrative Appeals Tribunal, NSW Land and Environment Court and the South Australian Environment Resources and Development Court. He has supervised 13 PhD students to completion.

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Warwick's research interests focus on legal protection of the marine environment and the international law of the sea.

    He is the author of:

    Fisheries Law in Australia
    (335pp, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2008)

    He is co-editor of:

    Marine Pollution Contingency Planning: State Practice in Asia-Pacific States (233pp, Brill/Nijhoff, 2018)

    Asia-Pacific and the Implementation of the Law of the Sea: Regional Legislative and Policy Approaches to the Law of the Sea Convention (230pp, Brill/Nijhoff, 2016)

    Marine Resources Management (359pp, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2011)

    Professor Gullett has served on the Editorial Committee of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal and the Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy. He was Editor of the Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs for 2007-2010 and is currently Current Legal Developments Editor for the Asia-Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy.

    Professor Gullett has written extensively on laws regarding the marine environment, in particular
    focusing on fisheries law, marine protected areas, marine resource management and jurisdictional issues. His work has been cited by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Commonwealth Administrative Appeals Tribunal, NSW Land and Environment Court and the South Australian Environment Resources and Development Court. 

Selected Publications


Investigator On


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Topics in Law of the Sea and Environmental Law

    Completions:

    PhD 2020 Ensuring the Continued Effectiveness of the Pollution Regulatory System in NSW: ‘Third Wave’ Pollution Regulation (Sarah Wright)

    PhD 2019 Strengthening the Regulatory Framework for Marine Environmental Protection of Chinese Island (Dazhen Zhang)

    PhD 2019 The Law as Protection for the Maritime Environment: Considering Cumulative and Synergistic Impacts within the Australian Legal Framework (Anna Grage)

    PhD 2017 Developing Justice-based Marine Protected Areas: Lessons from Environmental Justice (Huey-Shian Chung)

    PhD 2017 The Contribution of Tuna Regional Fisheries Organisations to International Law (Pio Manoa)

    PhD 2017 Managing Conflicts in the Marine Fisheries Sectors in Ghana (Godfred Asiedu)

    PhD 2014 The Regulatory Framework for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Shipping (Yubing Shi)

    PhD 2013 Exposure to Legal Risk for Climate Change Damage under the UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol and LOSC: A Case Study of Tuvalu Against Australia (Keely Boom)

    PhD 2012 Scope and Evolution of Ocean Governance: Improving Cross-sectoral Management by the Adoption of Principles of International Law (Georgia Patu)

    PhD 2012 Improving the Law and Policy Framework for Conserving Pacific Sea Turtles: Case Studies of Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Queensland) Australia and Fiji (Joytishna Jit)

    PhD 2011 Interest and Influence: Conservation and Management in the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (Quentin Hanich)

    PhD 2010 Analysis of the Adequacy of Marine Protected Areas in New South Wales as a Tool for Biodiversity Conservation and Marine Resource Management (Wayne Kuo)

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Republic of China (Taiwan)’s South China Sea claims from 1907 to 2016: an archival exploration and legal analysis Lin, Yu-Ting
    Doctor of Philosophy Third Wave Fisheries and Ocean Asset Development Mcilgorm, Daniel
    Doctor of Philosophy The Intersection of Legal Regimes at the Edge of the Continental Shelf Visser, Candice

Keywords


  • law of the sea, marine environmental law, fisheries law

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Warwick's research interests focus on legal protection of the marine environment and the international law of the sea.

    He is the author of:

    Fisheries Law in Australia
    (335pp, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2008)

    He is co-editor of:

    Marine Pollution Contingency Planning: State Practice in Asia-Pacific States (233pp, Brill/Nijhoff, 2018)

    Asia-Pacific and the Implementation of the Law of the Sea: Regional Legislative and Policy Approaches to the Law of the Sea Convention (230pp, Brill/Nijhoff, 2016)

    Marine Resources Management (359pp, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2011)

    Professor Gullett has served on the Editorial Committee of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal and the Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy. He was Editor of the Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs for 2007-2010 and is currently Current Legal Developments Editor for the Asia-Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy.

    Professor Gullett has written extensively on laws regarding the marine environment, in particular
    focusing on fisheries law, marine protected areas, marine resource management and jurisdictional issues. His work has been cited by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Commonwealth Administrative Appeals Tribunal, NSW Land and Environment Court and the South Australian Environment Resources and Development Court. 

Selected Publications


Investigator On


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Topics in Law of the Sea and Environmental Law

    Completions:

    PhD 2020 Ensuring the Continued Effectiveness of the Pollution Regulatory System in NSW: ‘Third Wave’ Pollution Regulation (Sarah Wright)

    PhD 2019 Strengthening the Regulatory Framework for Marine Environmental Protection of Chinese Island (Dazhen Zhang)

    PhD 2019 The Law as Protection for the Maritime Environment: Considering Cumulative and Synergistic Impacts within the Australian Legal Framework (Anna Grage)

    PhD 2017 Developing Justice-based Marine Protected Areas: Lessons from Environmental Justice (Huey-Shian Chung)

    PhD 2017 The Contribution of Tuna Regional Fisheries Organisations to International Law (Pio Manoa)

    PhD 2017 Managing Conflicts in the Marine Fisheries Sectors in Ghana (Godfred Asiedu)

    PhD 2014 The Regulatory Framework for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Shipping (Yubing Shi)

    PhD 2013 Exposure to Legal Risk for Climate Change Damage under the UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol and LOSC: A Case Study of Tuvalu Against Australia (Keely Boom)

    PhD 2012 Scope and Evolution of Ocean Governance: Improving Cross-sectoral Management by the Adoption of Principles of International Law (Georgia Patu)

    PhD 2012 Improving the Law and Policy Framework for Conserving Pacific Sea Turtles: Case Studies of Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (Queensland) Australia and Fiji (Joytishna Jit)

    PhD 2011 Interest and Influence: Conservation and Management in the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (Quentin Hanich)

    PhD 2010 Analysis of the Adequacy of Marine Protected Areas in New South Wales as a Tool for Biodiversity Conservation and Marine Resource Management (Wayne Kuo)

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Republic of China (Taiwan)’s South China Sea claims from 1907 to 2016: an archival exploration and legal analysis Lin, Yu-Ting
    Doctor of Philosophy Third Wave Fisheries and Ocean Asset Development Mcilgorm, Daniel
    Doctor of Philosophy The Intersection of Legal Regimes at the Edge of the Continental Shelf Visser, Candice

Keywords


  • law of the sea, marine environmental law, fisheries law
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