MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT & ARTS ALLIANCE

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MEAA is the largest and most established union and industry advocate for Australia’s creative professionals.



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News


MEAA elections concluded

The elections of MEAA office-holders have now  concluded and the election results have been announced by ...

Posted on 8th, July 2019

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Change at the top of ECS section

A new team will lead MEAA’s Entertainment Crew and Sport section with the election of film ...

Posted on 4th, July 2019

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Parliamentary committee’s track record fails on press freedom

The Government’s press freedom inquiry will only delay urgent changes needed to protect the role of ...

Posted on 4th, July 2019

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Options clauses for TV actors: Time for an overhaul?

Equity is renegotiating the Equity Screen Agreements with the Screen Producers Association for the first time ...

Posted on 1st, July 2019

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Members warned as Hollywood impersonation scam reaches Australia

MEAA members are warned that a sophisticated scam targeting performers and crew has reached Australia.

Posted on 20th, June 2019

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Government must act on loss of regional media – MEAA

MEAA said the loss of up to 40 jobs in four newsrooms of the WIN Network ...

Posted on 20th, June 2019

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MEAA resolutions on Assange and AFP raids passed by IFJ Congress

At the International Federation of Journalists’ 30th World Congress in Tunis, affiliated unions unanimously supported MEAA’s ...

Posted on 14th, June 2019

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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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Events


The S.D. Harvey Short Crime Story Award

18/06/2019 - 31/07/2019
9:00am - 6:00pm

Posted on 11th, July 2019

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2019 Writing NSW Grants

01/07/2019 - 28/07/2019
9:00am - 5:00pm

Posted on 2nd, July 2019

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Freelancers – workshop on interactive storytelling

10/07/2019 - 18/07/2019
3:00pm - 8:00pm
Sydney and Melbourne

Posted on 12th, June 2019

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PEN Perth: Geoff Gallop — Right Speech in an Age of Post-Truth

25/07/2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Perth

Posted on 11th, July 2019

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Women in Media Tasmania – launch event

04/08/2019
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Hobart

Posted on 11th, July 2019

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