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Professor John Page
BA(UQ), LLB(Hons)(UQ), GradCert(HigherEd)(UNE), LLM(UQ), PhD(UQ)
Current Appointment: Adjunct Professor
Organisational Unit: Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

Telephone: 61 2 6620 3058
Mobile: 0410 445 282
Location: L2-13
Campus: Lismore
Personal Website

John Page is an Associate Professor in the School of Law and Justice. John was previously a Lecturer at the University of New England - from 2004 to 2010, and an Assistant Professor at Bond University - from 2011 to 2013. Prior to 2004, John was a practicing lawyer for 18 years.

Research Interests
John's research interests focus on property plurality, and comparative, historic and inter-disciplinary perspectives on property. He has published internationally and within Australia on topics ranging from the nature of property rights in public resources, the intersection of property and the environment, public property theory, modern common property, and property's relationship to landscape and community.

Current research
The implications of property diversity; public property theory; property and ecosystem services; property and calamity.

Selected publications
Property Diversity and Its Implications (Routledge 2016)
Australian Land Law in context (Oxford University Press 2012) with K Mackie & E Histed
'The Curious Untidiness of Property and Ecosystem Services: A Hybrid Method of Measuring Place' (2015) 32 Pace Envtl. Law. Rev. 756 with A Brower & J Welsh
'Of Earthquakes, Red Zones and Property Rights: The Quake Outcasts Case' (2014) 26 New Zealand Universities Law Review 132 with A Brower
'Towards an Understanding of Public Property' in Modern Studies in Property Law (Hart Publishing, 7th ed., 2013)
'When the Law is Silent, Trespassers W: Law and Power in Implied Property Rights' (2012) Environmental Law Reporter 10242 with A Brower
'Reconceptualising Property: Towards a Sustainable Paradigm' (2011) 1 Property Law Review 86
'Common Property and the Age of Aquarius' (2010) 19 Griffith Law Rev. 172
'Grazing Rights and Public Lands in New Zealand and the western United States: a comparative perspective' (2009) 49 Natural Resources Journal 403

PhD (UQ)

Areas of Teaching
Property Law
Wills and Estates

Professional Organisations
Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society
Solicitor of the Supreme Courts of NSW and Queensland
International Outreach Committee, Association of Law Property & Society