Matt has taught at Victoria Law School since 2008. He was previously a lecturer at Monash and RMIT and has also practised as a private and corporate lawyer.

Areas of expertise

  • Constitutional law
  • Administrative law
  • Comparative law
  • European Union Law
  • Intellectual property
  • International law
  • Music Law
  • Sports Law

Contact details

+61 (3) 9919 6154
+61 (3) 9919 1840


Refereed journal articles

Harvey, M & Le Mire S 2008, 'Playing for Keeps?', Monash University Law Review, 34(1), p.163


Harvey, M., Killey, I., Goldsworthy, D. Swannie, B. and Tan, D, Australian Constitutional Law & Government (LexisNexis 2021)

Harvey M, Killey, I, Galloway, T, Swannie, B, Goldsworthy, D, Telai, L, and Harvey S, Constitutional Law (4th ed) (LexisNexis 2023)

Harvey, M, Longo, M, Ligertwood, J, Parker, D & Babovic, D 2015, Constitutional Law, LexisNexis (2nd ed)

Harvey, M, White, L & Frost, W 2014, Wine & Identity, Routledge

Harvey, M & Waye, V 2014, Global Wine Regulation, Thomson Reuters, Australia

Harvey, M, Parker, S & Karras, M 2012, Negotiating by the Light of the Law, Themis Press

Harvey, M, Longo, M, Ligertwood, J & Babovic, D 2010, Constitutional Law, LexisNexis

Harvey, M & Longo, M 2008, European Union Law: An Australian View, LexisNexis Butterworths, Sydney

Refereed chapters

Frost, W, Wheeler, F & Harvey M 2009, 'Commemorative Events: Sacrifice, Identity and Dissonance', in J Ali-Knight, M Robertson, A Fyall & A Ladkin (eds), International Perspectives of Festivals and Events, Academic Press, Amsterdam

Teaching responsibilities


Undergraduate unit:


Undergraduate unit: BLB3129 Intellectual Property

Postgraduate research students and fellows

Currently supervising 3 PhD students and one DBA student

Five timely PhD completions as Principal Supervisor.

Professional memberships

  • International Wine Law Association
  • Royal Aeronautical Society
  • Aviation Historical Society of Australia
  • European Studies Association Australia-New Zealand (ESAANZ).

Appearances in the media

On Constitutional Law, Sports Law and European Affairs, appearances in:

  • The Conversation
  • ABC News 24
  • Border Mail
  • ABC Radio