November 30th, 2007

Pam Foo, a student at ANU, won first prize with her essay which considered whether Australian law protected against unauthorised use of personal images over the internet. Georgia Lewers, a student at UNSW, was Highly Commended for her essay dealing with the identification of children in criminal proceedings, and Aidan Douglas, Sydney University, was also Highly Commended for his essay titled Peckless Polly, a consideration of loose journalism, corporate giants and defamation. Pam Foo receives a prize of $2,000.00 and a 12 month membership of CAMLA. Georgia Lewers and Aidan Douglas will each receive a 12 month membership of CAMLA. All three essays will be published in future editions of the Communications Law Bulletin.

Peckless Polly Aidan Douglas Loose Journalism, Corporate Giants and the Tightrope of Defamation Law

 

October 26th, 2007

To download seminar papers, Essay Prize details, and other articles which we have available from time to time, just click on the Downloads section following Latest News.

 

October 10th, 2007

Thanks to all participants, and thanks to the generosity of Henry Davis York UKTV Blake Dawson Waldron Fox Sports Truman Hoyle Gilbert & Tobin Mallesons Allens Arthur Robinson Fox Sports ASTRA Freehills FreeTV Deacons Clayton Utz Seven Network Showtime Baker & McKenzie. This year every team took home a prize.

 

September 19th, 2007

A prize of $ 2,000 and a one-year membership of CAMLA will be awarded to the winner. The winning essay will be an original work, previously unpublished, by a student enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate course. possibly as part of that course. There is no set topic for the essay; it must be of 1,000 - 3,000 words, to include all footnotes, annexures, attachments and bibliographies. The word limit must not be exceeded. For further details and Conditions of Entry please click on Contact Us.

 

August 2nd, 2007

If you do not have a team but want to come along, please Contact Us.

 

July 6th, 2007

Book early, get your teams organised, prepare for the challenge. This is the CAMLA event of the year. Please Contact Us to register a team or to be part of a team.

 

June 21st, 2007

Helen Daniels from the Copyright Law Branch, Attorney-General's Department and Peter Coroneos, Internet Industry Association, will discuss the state of Digital Copyright.

 

May 27th, 2007

This seminar will examind the increasing number of ways in which the law restricts media reporting, and the media's response. Speakers will be Barrister Sandy Dawson, Michael McKinnon from the Seven Network, and Justine Munsie from Mallesons.

 

May 11th, 2007

Second Life presentation by Nick Abrahams now available through the website.

 

April 30th, 2007

Please register urgently for this seminar - places are now limited.