Cameron Niven

Cameron is an Advisor to the Workers’ Compensation Regulator. He is engaged and works along-side self-insured employers to better increase claims performance and ensure best practice is met in regulatory compliance. Previously he was a Senior Corporate Advisor for Apple. In this role he provided legal advice on a broad range of issues.

He commenced his legal studies whilst serving as Military Police (MP) and during his time in service, conducted an evaluation of the operating procedures used by MPs to assist in improving performance and compliance in warlike situations, as a result of this there was an addition to the education package provided to new MPs at the Defence Force School of Police (DFSP).

Presently he is completing a Master of Laws at the University of Queensland (UQ), where he is also the chapter leader of the Australian Veteran Student Association (ASVA), an association that aims to assist ex and current Australian Defence Force (ADF) members gain access to study and succeed in that pursuit. Cameron has been active in assisting ex-personnel through a number of organisations since leaving the ADF, this has led to his nomination for an Order of Australia (OAM) for works deserving recognition within the community.

He is presently in the process of re-joining ADF as a Legal Officer.


The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

Break In

Examination of the detainees’ status and argument for revisiting Geneva Conventions.

Is it time to review the Geneva Conventions when it comes to the treatment and handling of detainees?

By Cameron Niven