The Centre for Media and Communications Law (CMCL) is a centre for the research, discussion and teaching of all aspects of media and communications law and policy.
We have a team of Directors from the Melbourne Law School.
We work with a number of Associates from the Melbourne Law School as well as external research partners.
We are assisted by an Advisory Committee from the media and communications industries and legal practice.
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2019 Media Law & IP Conference
5 & 6 December
Papers will be delivered from researchers in media law, media studies, IP and related fields during this international conference. Join us in Melbourne for panels engaging with all areas of media law and IP, and to hear from plenary speakers:
Associate Professor Sara Bannerman Mc Master University, Canada
Professor David Rolph Sydney Law School, University of Sydney
Associate Professor Paul Wragg School of Law, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
The CMCL runs a series of seminars, conferences, workshops and roundtables throughout the year. For an overview of our event history follow the link below.
There are two main avenues for research visitors to the CMCL: through teaching in the specialist teaching program in the Melbourne Law Masters, or taking part in the Visiting Scholar Program. The CMCL welcomes proposals from academics and practitioners in all areas of media and communications law and policy, including interdisciplinary work drawing on a wide range of social and cultural research.
CMCL Annual Reports and IPRIA Annual Reports provide details about the many achievements, events and research activities undertaken at the Centre and Institute.
Media & Arts Law Review
The Media & Arts Law Review is a quarterly, refereed journal examining all areas of media and arts law.