Cameron researches environmental law, natural resources law, energy law and water law, with a focus on regulation and governance. He has examined issues of compliance and enforcement, environmental security, resilience, planning, accountability, democratic participation, adaptive management and collaborative governance. An empirical researcher, Cameron has worked closely with Australian and international government and non-government organisations on a range of environmental and natural resource management research projects. His current research agenda is centred on water law and energy governance, including unconventional gas, renewable energy, water planning, conventional regulation and monitoring of groundwater use. He was also a member of The Australian Panel of Experts on Environmental Law (APEEL).