Dr Justin Dabner is an associate professor with the Law School at James Cook University in Cairns and an adjunct research fellow with the Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University. He was previously the National Tax Technical Director for both Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Ernst and Young. His research focus is on comparative international taxation. He has undertaken extensive research in South East Asia and the Pacific in particular, including being seconded to the Tax Policy Institute at Kansai University, Japan. During 2012/13 he was appointed the Australian visiting professor at Tokyo University.