Dominique Thiriet teaches environmental law in the School of Law at James Cook University. She contributed to teaching animal law at Southern Cross University and has given guest lectures on the topic to law and veterinary students. For the past 10 years, she has been publishing research in the field of wildlife protection law, focusing on recreational and traditional hunting, as well as control of native and introduced animals. Dominique is on the Editing Panel of the Australian Animal Protection Law Journal.
Dominique has a long history of involvement with animal and environmental protection NGOs and has served on government animal welfare advisory bodies. She is a graduate from the Université Louis Pasteur (Strasbourg, France), the University of Canberra and James Cook University.
Dominque will present at the Brisbane Law Lecture Series on Thursday 9 May at Griffith University and Friday 10 May at Clayton Utz discussing the challenges of enforcing animal law in relation to wildlife. She will consider animal protection law in her analysis as well as the humane provisions included in nature conservation legislation, looking specifically at the challenges regarding traditional hunting, flying fox culls and kangaroos.