Michael W.D. White joined the Journal's Editorial Board in 1997 and now has primary responsibility for the Journal's annual update of Australian maritime law. A Brisbane Queen's Counsel, he is the author of Marine Pollution in the Australasian Region (1994) and the editor of Australian Maritime Law (1991). He also is an associate professor and executive director of the University of Queensland Centre for Maritime Law and a past president of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (Queensland Branch). Dr. White holds a B.Com. and an LL.B. from the University of Queensland and a D.Phil. from Bond University.