Ms Christie Gardiner

Ms Christie Gardiner

Associate Lecturer

Newcastle Law School

Career Summary

Biography

Christie Gardiner commenced as an Associate Lecturer of Newcastle Law School in January 2020. She has held positions as a Lecturer of Law at the Australian National University and as a Private Wealth Lawyer at a boutique Canberra law firm. Christie's teaching excellence and mentorship in legal education has been recognised internationally as a Senior Fellow of AdvanceHE (formerly the Higher Education Academy) and she has received various College-level and Vice-Chancellor's citations and nominations for outstanding contributions to student learning. She has developed, convened and taught into a range of compulsory and elective courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including in Wills and Estates Practice, Advanced Estate Planning, Succession, Legal Ethics, Property Law, Tort Law and is presently the Course Coordinator of Civil Dispute Resolution.

Christie is an Organizer of the Law & Society Association's International Research Collaborative (IRC), 'Ageing, Law and Policy' which is applying systems thinking to confront ageing challenges.

Christie is a lawyer of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory and holds professional memberships with the International Federation on Ageing, the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, the Australasian Law Teachers Association, the Australian Association of Gerontology and is a founding member of the Australian Research Network on Law and Ageing. Christie is a member of the Australian Legal Education Technology Education Network (ALTEN), the Australian arm of the UK's Legal Education Technology Education Network based at Oxford University. 

As an early career academic researcher in ageing and the law (including urban ageing, end of life and human rights), Christie has published edited books, book chapters, articles, industry commentaries and policy and law reform submissions and has been interviewed by ABC Wester Victoria and Eastside FM, a community radio broadcaster in Sydney. Her book (ed. with UN Special Rapporteur Fernand de Varennes and contributor) The Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia (Routledge) was published in 2018. Her latest book (ed. and contributor) The Age-Friendly Lens (Routledge) is scheduled for print early 2021. She has been invited to peer review publications for Cambridge University Press, Macquarie Law Journal and UNSW Law Journal.

Christie's wider research interests include the relationship between law, technology and the human body, particularly in the context of evolving conceptions of personhood, advance personal planning for life extension and the tort law dimensions of technologies such as haptic sensors, immersive VR and telexistence.


Qualifications

  • Master of Laws (Legal Practice), Australian National University
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Southern Queensland
  • Graduate Practice in Legal Practice, Australian National University

Keywords

  • access to justice
  • civil rights
  • elder law
  • end of life law
  • health law
  • law reform
  • technology

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
180120 Legal Institutions (incl. Courts and Justice Systems) 30
180102 Access to Justice 40
180119 Law and Society 30

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Associate Lecturer University of Newcastle
Newcastle Law School
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Book (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2020 The Age-friendly Lens, Routledge, Oxfordshire, UK (2020)
2018 Varennes FD, Gardiner CM, Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia, 362 (2018)

Chapter (5 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2020 Gardiner C, 'Introduction to The Age-Friendly Lens', The Age-Friendly Lens, Routledge, Oxfordshire, UK (2020)
2020 Wood A, Gardiner C, 'Identifying a Legal Framework for a Treaty Between Australia s First Peoples and Others', Indigenous Governance, Indigenous Development, Rownman & Littlefield, Maryland, United States (2020)
2020 Gardiner C, 'Introduction to The Age-Friendly Lens', The Age-Friendly Lens, Routledge, Oxfordshire, UK (2020)
2019 Gardiner C, 'The Human Rights of Older Peoples in Asia', Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia, Routledge, New York, NY 290-305 (2019)
2019 Gardiner C, 'The Human Rights of Older Peoples in Asia', Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia, Routledge, New York, NY 290-305 (2019)
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Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2018 Gardiner C, Faunce T, Ray A, Preiss T, Burgio G, 'Regulating RNA Research and CRISPR Gene Drives to Combat Biosecurity Threats', Journal of Law and Medicine, 26 208-213 (2018)
Citations Web of Science - 1

Review (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Gardiner C, 'Higher Education and the Law [Book Review] (2015)

Other (6 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2020 Gardiner C, 'Submission to the Law Council of Australia on Endorsing a Proposed Convention on the Rights of Older Peoples', : Law Council of Australia (2020)
2020 Gardiner C, Prime S, 'Retirement villages need to show leadership during COVID-19', Australian Ageing Agenda. https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/contributors/opinion/retirement-villages-need-to-show-leadership-during-covid-19/: Australian Ageing Agenda (2020)
2019 Gardiner C, Webb E, Lacey W, 'Legal Academics Respond to National Plan on Elder Abuse', Australian Ageing Agenda Magazine: Community Care Review (2019)
2018 Gardiner C, Webb E, Lacey W, Barry L, Carroll R, Blake M, 'Royal commission may expose human rights shortfallings', Australian Ageing Agenda Magazine: Community Care Review (2018)
2018 Gardiner C, 'Safeguarding the rights of older persons', ANU Reporter (2018)
2017 Gardiner C, 'Submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities: Inquiry into the Australian Government's Role in the Development of Cities', . https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House/ITC/DevelopmentofCities/Submissions: House of Representatives, Australian Government (2017)
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Ms Christie Gardiner

Position

Associate Lecturer
Newcastle Law School
Faculty of Business and Law

Contact Details

Email christie.gardiner@newcastle.edu.au
Phone 02 4055 3345
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Office

Room X545
Building Newcastle City Campus, NewSpace
Location Hunter Street, Newcastle

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