Centre for Media and Communications Law annual reports provide details about the many achievements, events and research activities undertaken at the centre.
Academic profile of Associate Professor Jason Bosland, Melbourne Law School
View publications by members of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies.
Academic profile of Senior Fellow Matthew Albert, Melbourne Law School
Australian Climate Change Litigation Database
This is the first comprehensive Database of Australian case law relating to climate change.
Research for Victorian Treaty Advancement Commission
In 2019 the Constitution Transformation Network was asked by the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commission to identify potential powers and matters within the jurisdiction of the State of Victoria which were potentially negotiable within the treaty process.
Tax Group carry out a range of tax research projects with a technical and a policy focus and contribute actively to public debate on tax reform. Listed here are some of the significant research projects, some funded by external grants and many of a collaborative and interdisciplinary nature.
The Empirical Research Network (ERN) at Melbourne Law School brings together academics undertaking empirical research across the Faculty, building a community of practice in this area.
Academic profile of Ms Katie Robertson, Melbourne Law School
Unconscionable conduct and the ‘bookup’ system of credit provided to the Indigenous community in the remote APY lands in South Australia: ASIC v Kobelt
Evening Lecture co-hosted with the Centre for Corporate LawSpeakers: Mr Nathan Boyle (CEO, Icon), Mr Gerard Brody (CEO, Consumer Action Law Centre), Dr Michelle Sharpe (Barrister, Vic... 10 July 2019 6:30 pm - 10 July 2019 7:45 pm
The Hegemony of the Reasonable Person in Anglo-American Tort Law
Presented by Professor Ken Simons, University of California, USASince the middle of the twentieth century, tort law has increasingly employed the rubric of the reasonable person in a variety of doctri... 6 Mar 2019 1:00 pm - 6 Mar 2019 2:00 pm
Academic profile of Professor Anne Orford, Melbourne Law School
Academic profile of Professor Margaret Young, Melbourne Law School
Academic profile of Mr Benjamin Hopper, Melbourne Law School
Governments as Regulators and Consumers of Ethical AI
Gabby Bush and Jeannie Paterson published this piece on regulating and contracting Ethical AI for governments in the Turkish Policy Quarterly.
Centre for Media and Communications Law is generously supported by research partners. View a list of current and former research partners.
Professional Opportunities and External Funding
Professional opportunities for Indigenous students
The Desirability and Feasibility of Convenience Voting in Australia Project
This Electoral Regulation Research Network research project used a mixed method research design to explore how voters, legislators and electoral commissions perceive the challenges presented by the extension of convenience voting – both in terms of its growing use among electors and the liberalisation of its forms.
Melbourne Law School is committed to building and supporting responsible relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians and between their respective laws and legal traditions. The MLS Indigenous website features study options, activities, events and news that aim to support the reconciliation and recognition objectives of the Law School.
Associates and Teaching Associates
Current Associates and Teaching Associates working at the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law.
Reforming Not-for-Profit Regulation Project
This collaborative project examined the appropriateness of existing corporate legal frameworks as they apply to not-for-profit (NFP) companies. It challenged the application of laws designed for companies with profit making objectives to NFP organisations. The project considered the issues of reporting and accountability to NFP stakeholders and how these stakeholders (and their needs) differ from those of stakeholders in 'for-profit' companies.
Academic profile of Dr Megan Prictor, Melbourne Law School
Financial Literacy Project
The 'Safeguarding the Financial Wellbeing of Australians by Improving Financial Literacy Project' is an initiative of the Centre for Corporate Law at Melbourne Law School. The project contributes to a broader understanding of the role of financial literacy and consumer behaviour in Australia, and its relationship with Australia's financial services and consumer protection laws.
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