Media law and you – Melbourne

8:30am - 5:00pm
Bob Hawke Room, Level 4, ACTU House 365 Queen Street, cnr Abeckett Street Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia

Need a refresher on the latest developments in Australian media law?

MEAA will be hosting a one-day Media Law Training Course for FreelancePro and MEAA members in Melbourne. For FreelancePro members who haven’t completed media law training in the last five years, you are strongly encouraged to complete this course. Places for this course are strictly limited.

Trainer:  Hugh Bennett (ABC senior lawyer)

The course gives you up to date media law training on a range of issues such as:

  • Contempt of court
  • Defamation
  • Privacy
  • Hate speech & vilification
  • Copyright
  • Regulatory schemes & broadcast regulation
  • Court reporting
  • Freedom of information (FOI)
  • Newsgathering

For more information, email or phone 0415 995 745.


The strength of our numbers allows us to offer this course to our Freelance Pro and MEAA members at a dramatically reduced cost of $250.