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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.

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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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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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Assange extradition decision a huge relief; US must now end prosecution

MEAA, the union for Australian journalists, welcomes today’s decision by a British judge to prevent the ...

Posted on 4th, January 2021

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My MEAA story: Ruth Hazleton

Ruth Hazleton is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has been a driving force in the ...

Posted on 15th, December 2020

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Survey finds concerns about concentration of ownership and decline of trust in journalism

There is deep concern among working journalists about the high level of concentration of ownership of ...

Posted on 15th, December 2020

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MEAA Member Central Holiday Hours

MEAA Member Central will be open the following hours (AEDT) during the holiday period. Contact 1300 ...

Posted on 7th, December 2020

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MEAA Journalist Code of Ethics 101

5:30pm - 6:30pm
National (via Zoom)

Posted on 15th, April 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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