Anna Grage


Degree Program: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 

PhD Thesis Title: Marine Environmental Impact Assessment: Considering cumulative and synergistic impacts within the Australian legal framework

Dr Lowell Bautista, Lecturer, School of Law
Professor Warwick Gullett, Dean of Law and Professor at ANCORS
Professor Chad Hewitt, Head of School of Science, University of Waikato, New Zealand 
Professor Marnie Campbell, University of Waikato, New Zealand 


Anna has a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University and a Bachelor of Planning and Design (Hons) from the University of Melbourne. In the past Anna has worked as a lecturer with the Australian Maritime College (University of Tasmania) (2007 – 2011), teaching in the areas of international ocean governance, environmental advocacy, and marine environmental and fisheries law and policy. Anna has also worked in Victoria and Western Australia as an urban planner for local government, and as a solicitor in the areas of planning and environmental law.   

Research interests:

Legal protection for the marine environment, cumulative and synergistic impacts, environmental planning and assessment, European marine environmental assessment law. 


Marnie L Campbell, Chris Slavin, Anna Grage and Amber Kinslow, ‘Human health impacts from litter on beaches and associated perceptions: A case study of ‘clean’ Tasmanian beaches’, (2016) 126 Ocean & Coastal Management 22- 30.

Chris Slavin, Anna Grage and Marnie L. Campbell, ‘Linking social drivers of marine debris with actual marine debris on beaches’, (2012) 64 Marine Pollution Bulletin 1580 - 1588

Amy L. Trenouth, Cher Harte, Chloe Patterson de Heer, Kanwaljeet Denwar, Anna Grage, Carmen Primo and Marnie L. Campbell, ‘Public perception of marine and coastal protected areas in Tasmania, Australia: Importance, management and hazards’, (2012) 67 Ocean & Coastal Management 19 – 29.

Last reviewed: 9 August, 2016