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CAMLA Essay Competition 2023 – Call for Submissions!

Do you have a declaration about defamation, a take on big tech, or a comment concerning contempt? If so, we would like to read it!

Entries for CAMLA’s 2023 Essay Competition are now open. Essays must relate to a communications or media law topic and be:

  • The original work of the author;
  • Previously unpublished (but may include an essay completed by a student enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate course, possibly as part of that course); and
  • Between 1,000 – 3,000 words (exclusive of all footnotes, annexures, attachments and bibliographies).


  • 1st prize: $1000, a mentoring session with a CAMLA Board or CAMLA Young Lawyers Committee member, and CAMLA membership valid for one year.
  • 2nd prize: $600, and CAMLA membership valid for one year.
  • 3rd prize: $400, and CAMLA membership valid for one year.

Essays may also be considered for publication in CAMLA’s Communications Law Bulletin.

For full terms and conditions please see CAMLA Essay Competition 2023 Terms and Conditions.

Entries due 27 October 2023!

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