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Sharon Rodrick is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Monash University. She graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours. She also holds a Master of Laws by major thesis from the University of Melbourne. Her thesis was titled "The Ownership, Control and Licensing of Pay Television in Australia".

Her teaching interests are in the areas of Property Law and Media Law. Her research interests are in the area of media law. She has published a number of articles on aspects of the Torrens System and is the co-author of D Butler and S Rodrick, Australian Media Law (4th ed, 2012).

A selection of Ms Rodricks' publications are available on-line at:

Areas of Expertise

Broadcasting Law

Regulation of Journalists and the Press

Research interests

Contempt of Court


Property Law

Monash teaching commitment

LAW 7140 Defamation law SEM1/T2

LAW 5144 Media Law 1 SEM1/T2


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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