Ros Vickers

Lecturer in Law

Degrees and Appointments

  • LLB (Macquarie University)
  • BSc (Macquarie University) 
  • Law Lecturer at CDU School of Law (2012 – present)
  • Northern Territory Editor of National Environment Law Association (2013  - present)
  • Northern Territory Editor of Australian Environment Law Review (2013  - present)
  • Committee member of Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Northern Territory Committee (2013  - present)
  • Senior Legal Education Lawyer Environment Defenders Office Northern Territory

Practical Experience

Ros has worked in private practice, government, education institutions and community legal centres in NSW and QLD before joining Charles Darwin University.  Ros is a specialist in Environmental and Planning Law. She was the Principal Lawyer responsible for investigating and addressing the Land Use Planning term of reference at the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry.  She is also the senior legal education lawyer at the Environment Defenders Office Northern Territory.

Teaching Experience

Ros joined the School of Law in 2012. She has experience teaching in property law and environmental and planning law. Currently Ros is undertaking a comprehensive research of the environmental laws in the Northern Territory. In addition to teaching, Ros is the Chair of the School of Law Learning and Teaching Committee, which is instrumental in the development and maintenance of units.

Research Supervision

Ros is available to supervise honours and postgraduate students, especially those interested in pursuing researching in the areas of environmental and planning law. She is currently supervising four honours students.

Topics include:

  • solar access rights in planning laws in South Australia
  • parole board practices in Victoria
  • marine protection in the Great Barrier Reef 
  • insurance liabilities.

Selected Publications

Case Note: Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority v OM (Manganese ) Ltd [2013] NTMC 019 in Australian Environment Review

Contributes regularly to National Environmental Law Reporter for Northern Territory updates.

Courses taught

LWZ223 Property Law
LWA112 Environment and Planning Law

Ros Vickers Degrees and Appointments •	LLB (Macquarie University) •	BSc (Macquarie University)  •	Law Lecturer at CDU School of Law (2012 – present) •	Northern Territory Editor of National Environment Law Association (2013  - present) •	Northern Territory Editor of Australian Environment Law Review (2013  - present) •	Committee member of Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Northern Territory Committee (2013  - present) •	Senior Legal Education Lawyer Environment Defenders Office Northern Te

Contacts

T: 8946 6833
E: ros.vickers@cdu.edu.au
Charles Darwin University
Darwin NT 0909