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Nick McKenzie - Investigative reporter

Working together to win

On Saturday, we were hoping to see a government elected that would make it easier for ...

Posted on 22nd, May 2019

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Labor arts and culture policy meets with approval

MEAA has welcomed the release of comprehensive arts and cultural policies by Labor and by the ...

Posted on 13th, May 2019

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Labor pledges action on a Netflix quota

At a special Make it Australian event in Sydney last week Shadow Minister for Communications, Michelle ...

Posted on 7th, May 2019

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Candidates urged to back local newspapers

MEAA is calling on federal election candidates in a swathe of rural and regional Australian seats ...

Posted on 6th, May 2019

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The public’s right to know

The foreword to the MEAA report into the state of press freedom in Australia in 2019

Posted on 3rd, May 2019

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Stamping out sexual harassment

In 2017 Equity’s survey of Sexual Harassment, Criminal Misconduct and Bullying in Australian Live Performance revealed ...

Posted on 1st, May 2019

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New Fairfax ACM owners must honour commitments, says MEAA

The new owners of the former Fairfax regional newspapers’ group, Antony Catalano and Thorney Investments, must ...

Posted on 30th, April 2019

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‘We can stop the spread of disinformation!’

Freelance journalist and filmmaker Yaara Bou Melhem has won two UN Media Peace Awards and several ...

Posted on 19th, April 2019

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MEAA says WA losing vital news coverage

MEAA says plans to slash as many as 36 editorial staff at The West Australian and ...

Posted on 18th, April 2019

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Govt misses another chance to support Australian stories

The Morrison Government’s decision to extend tax offsets to streaming video services is another missed opportunity ...

Posted on 15th, April 2019

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SA Media Awards Gala Presentation

7:00pm - 11:30pm

Posted on 7th, May 2019

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