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Journalists call for legislation to protect press freedom and the public’s right to know

Prominent Australian journalists have issued a public call for urgent changes to the law to provide ...

Posted on 14th, June 2019

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Second AFP raid a disturbing ‘new normal’ that seeks to criminalise journalism

Two raids by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) on journalists and media organisations within the last ...

Posted on 5th, June 2019

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Police raid on a journalist’s home

This morning’s raid by Federal Police on the home of a respected Canberra Press Gallery journalist ...

Posted on 4th, June 2019

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New Assange charges pose a threat to press freedom

MEAA has renewed calls for the Australian and United Kingdom governments to oppose moves to extradite ...

Posted on 4th, June 2019

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55 jobs to go at News Corp

MEAA condemns News Corp Australia’s announcement that it will cut 55 editorial positions from its mastheads ...

Posted on 4th, June 2019

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Ten top tips: Serhat Caradee

For actors, working with a director is one of the most important elements of the creative ...

Posted on 3rd, June 2019

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Ten Top Tips: Scott Williams

Scott Williams, one of London’s foremost and longest standing Meisner Technique teachers, shares his top tips ...

Posted on 28th, May 2019

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Actors’ contracts: Warranties, Indemnities and Pre-Employment Declarations

MEAA Equity is concerned about the rise in non-standard language requiring actors to make or provide ...

Posted on 27th, May 2019

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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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Freelancers – workshop on interactive storytelling

3:00pm - 8:00pm

Posted on 12th, June 2019

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