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.

Latest Volume

View the Latest Volume (2016 Volume 21)

View Volume 20 (2015)

Past Volumes

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Contact Us

To contribute to the Media & Arts Law Review please Contact the Editors.
To enquire about subscribing please contact the Publishing Editor, Jamie Ling

Information for Authors


Contributions are welcome and should be sent to by email us.


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.