Nicola Franklin


Profile

Degrees

BA Natal; LLB Natal & Camb; DipComparLegalStud Camb


Courses Taught

  • Environmental Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Public Law

Areas of interest

  • Environmental law
  • Environmental planning law
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Pollution law
  • Local government law
  • Biodiversity law
  • Administrative law
  • Tribunals
  • Chinese Law

Brief Biographical Detail

Nicola is Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law and senior lecturer in the Faculty of Law, specialising in administrative law and environmental law. Nicola is co-editor of the Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, and chairs the Warringah Development Review Panel. She teaches courses in the areas of administrative law, public law, environmental and planning law and dispute resolution, pollution regulation, sustainable development and local government. Her publications include Environmental and Planning Law in New South Wales (co-authored 2007) and Review of Administrative Action (with Mark Aronson 1987).

Publications

Books

  • Lyster, R, Lipman, Z, Franklin, N, Wiffen, G & Pearson, L, Environmental and Planning Law in New South Wales, Federation Press: Sydney (2007) (2nd Edition 2009) (3rd Edition 2012)

Journal Articles

  • Franklin, N, Lyster, R, ‘Interdisciplinary Reflections on the Sustainable Regulation of Biotechnology’ (2005) 8 Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law 3-4
  • Franklin, N, ‘Expert Evidence Law Reform’ (2004) 12(4) Journal of Law and Medicine

Conference Presentations

  • Franklin, N, 'Regulating coal seam gas: the NSW approach' presented at ACCEL Conference 2011: Regulating coal seam gas: implications for energy, food and water security, Sydney (17 June 2011)
  • Franklin, N, 'Developing Resilient Cities: A Fresh Agenda for Planning Law?' presented at ACCEL Conference 2010: Resilience and Climate Change: Law's Response?, Sydney (26-27 August 2010)
  • Franklin, N & Lyster, R, ‘The need for a Bill of Rights in Australia’ presented at Comparative Constitutionalism and Rights: Global perspectives, University of KwaZulu Natal - Durban, SA (10-13 December 2005)
  • Franklin, N & Lyster, R, ‘Human Rights Protection in Australia: A mixture of curiosity and embarrassment’ presented at Comparative Constitutionalism and Rights: Global perspectives, University of KwaZulu Natal - Durban, SA (10-13 December 2005)
  • Franklin, N, ‘Law as an instrument for factoring expert information into environmental decision-making’ presented at Recent Trends in Environmental Science Workshop, Jawaharlal Nehru University - New Delhi, India (22-23 November 2005)
  • Franklin, N, ‘Australian Environmental Law’ presented at Law in Australia Conference (RIAP) (2004)
  • Franklin, N, ‘Sustainable Coastal Cities - An Australian Lawyer's Perspective’ presented at Sustainable Coastal Cities Conference, Brazil Dept of Public Prosecutors and Instituto Ambiental Ratones - Florianopolis, Brazil (12-16 October 2004)
  • Franklin, N, ‘Injecting Human Rights Values in Administrative Law’ presented at the External Administrative Review Conference, Aust Public Service Commission - Sydney, Australia (27 May 2004)
  • Franklin, N, ‘Pollution and Environmental Planning’ presented at the 'Pollution Management: Current Challenges and Regulatory Innovation', Environmental Defender's Office Conference - Sydney, Australia (14 May 2004)
  • Franklin, N, ‘Corporate Criminal Liability with Special Reference to Environmental Offences', Corporate Criminal Offences Conference, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences - China (7-8 November 2003)
  • Franklin, N, ‘Corporate Environmental Responsibility', (Guest lecturer) Xiamen University- China (14 November 2003)
  • Franklin, N, ‘Corporate Environmental Responsibility', (Guest lecturer) Huangshan University - China (7-8 November 2003)
  • Franklin, N, ‘Water Law', presented at the Seminar for Chinese Legislators, National People's Congress – Sydney, Australia (2002)
  • Franklin, N, ‘Freedom of Information Legislation', Ying Song Nian (ed), Shanghai, China (1998)