Media & Arts Law Review


The Media & Arts Law Review is a quarterly, refereed journal examining all areas of media and arts law, including: Communications, Contempt, Copyright, Cultural Heritage, Defamation, Digitisation, Entertainment, Free Speech, Intellectual Property, Journalism, Privacy and Public Interest.

The Media & Arts Law Review has a distinguished Editorial Board and publishes independently refereed articles, from Australian and international authors. It also includes regular update reports about media and arts law developments from a team of International Contributing Editors. The updates offer a snapshot of matters such as case law, legislation, law reform, international conventions, and changes in industry self-regulation.

The Media & Arts Law Review is published by Lexis Nexis.

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Information for Authors


Contributions are welcome and should be submitted via the Media & Arts Law Review LexisNexis website.


Authors are expected to follow the style guidelines of the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC).


The Media & Arts Law Review publishes articles (generally between 4,000 and 15,000 words) and shorter case notes, update reports, book reviews and conference reports.

Articles submitted to the Media & Arts Law Review are refereed by an anonymous professional peer of the author. The identity of the author should not appear in the body of a submitted article, but the relevant details should be attached to the article.

Authors should provide an abstract of approximately 100 words with a submitted article.

All manuscripts submitted to the Media & Arts Law Review should be original and not be under consideration for another publication.

Authors license publication in the Media & Arts Law Review in print and electronic form.