Kristyn Glanville
Postgraduate Research Student

Kristyn Glanville

BA (Criminology) (Hons) (UNSW); LLB (UNSW); LLM (Legal Practice) (ANU). Admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Scientia PhD Candidate

Kristyn commenced her PhD in June 2020 as a Scientia PhD Scholarship recipient. Her research will examine issues of environmental law and crime, focusing on water regulation and water theft.

Kristyn also works in private practice as a solicitor, advising on environment, planning and climate change regulation, approvals, and risks. She is a coordinator for various environmental NGOs, and a director of a community based renewable energy developer, Pingala Co-Operative Ltd.

Areas of research

Environmental Law, Environmental Crime, Water Regulation, Criminology


Cameron Holley, Michael Grewcock, Tariro Mutongwizo

Publications and presentations

  • Jacinta Studdert, Kristyn Glanville and Lauryn Petropoulos, ‘Building Confidence – Legal Developments in Certification and Building Standards’ (Dec 2019) New Planner 10
  • Jacinta Studdert, Avryl Lattin, Kristyn Glanville & Others, ‘Great Barrier Reef: Threats, challenges, and opportunities for the sustainable future of Australia’s greatest environmental asset’ (2019) Clyde & Co <>
  • Jacinta Studdert and Kristyn Glanville, ‘Chapter 26 - Environmental Law’ Thomson Reuters, Planning Law in Australia, vol 1 [NSW.5.1010] - Looseleaf service
  • Jacinta Studdert and Kristyn Glanville, ‘Chapter 19.2 – Environmental Law’ Thomson Reuters, Lawyers Practice Manual NSW (forthcoming service) - Looseleaf service
  • Jacinta Studdert and Kristyn Glanville ‘Proposed NSW planning reforms promise “simpler, faster planning”’ (2017) 4 Australian Environmental Law Digest 6
  • Kristyn Glanville, ‘Recognition of Indigenous People in the Constitution: What will it take to bring about change?’ (2011) 7(25) Indigenous Law Bulletin 42 <> Article canvassing perspectives of Indigenous people and academics regarding recognition of Aboriginal Australians in the Australian Constitution.
  • Anne Winckel and Kristyn Glanville, ‘Recognising Indigenous Peoples in the Preamble – Implications, Issues and Interpretation’ (2011) 7(25) Indigenous Law Bulletin 22 <> Article concerning challenges and issues for recognizing Aboriginal people as part of the Preamble to the Australian Constitution.