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The Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and Cultures of the lands and seas of which we live and work. We pay our respects to all First Nations Peoples, Elders and Ancestors. We acknowledge that Sovereignty was never ceded and stand in Solidarity towards a shared future.

When I have needed help, the union's been there for me

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Culturally safe workplaces for everyone

MEAA actively encourages a healthy and culturally safe workplace for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...

Posted on 11th, June 2021

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New screen industry safety guidelines

New screen industry safety guidelines – the first complete revision in over 20 years – have ...

Posted on 8th, June 2021

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Reporting protests and accrediting MEAA Media members

MEAA and Victoria Police have had positive discussions following concerns raised by the union about new ...

Posted on 1st, June 2021

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World Press Freedom Day 2021: hostility towards journalists is on the rise

Journalists are fearful that increased harassment, abuse and violence directed towards them during the Covid-19 pandemic ...

Posted on 3rd, May 2021

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Meet Australia’s first female stunt coordinators

MEAA members Philli Anderson and Chelsea Bruland have decades of impressive experience in the stunt industry ...

Posted on 14th, April 2021

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MEAA Easter hours

MEAA Member Central (1300 65 65 13/ will be closed over the Easter long weekend ...

Posted on 31st, March 2021

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Screen creatives visit Canberra to call for action on local content

Leading Australian actors, crew, writers and producers are in Canberra this week in a united push ...

Posted on 17th, March 2021

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Facebook move reinforces need for a News Media Bargaining Code

Facebook’s ham-fisted handling of its news sharing ban in Australia – which initially blocked crucial community ...

Posted on 18th, February 2021

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The Myanmar flag with a padlock and chains draped over it.

MEAA supports democracy in Myanmar

This statement has been issued by MEAA’s Media section to coincide with a global union day ...

Posted on 11th, February 2021

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New project launched to enhance online safety of women in the media

MEAA has partnered with Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) and Australian Community Managers (ACM) to launch ...

Posted on 11th, February 2021

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Emerging Writers’ Festival – freelancers

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Posted on 7th, June 2021

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Super for freelancers

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Posted on 10th, June 2021

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance acknowledges the traditional custodians and cultures of the lands and seas on which we live and work. We pay our respects to all First Nations peoples, elders and ancestors. We acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded, and stand in solidarity towards a shared future.
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