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

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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Union win at the ABC

MEAA members at the ABC have secured big wins after reaching agreement with management for their ...

Posted on 22nd, March 2023

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Zoe Watkins receives Gold Honour Badge at Federal Council

Congratulations to MEAA ECS vice-president Zoe Watkins, who was awarded a Gold Honour Badge at a ...

Posted on 24th, February 2023

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Federal Council meets in Sydney

For the first time since 2020, Federal Council, the decision-making body of MEAA made up of ...

Posted on 20th, February 2023

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My MEAA story: Emily Hubbard

An arts lover, Emily Hubbard has relished her front of house roles at the Australian Centre ...

Posted on 16th, February 2023

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National Cultural Policy is a big step forward for the sector

The release of the new National Cultural Policy, Revive,  is a major show of faith in the ...

Posted on 31st, January 2023

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My MEAA story: Jana Castillo

A dancer and choreographer, Jana Castillo has autism and 10 years ago was diagnosed with the ...

Posted on 26th, January 2023

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Firearms on set: you must use a recognised armourer

One of the highest risk areas of any production is when firearms are used. We know ...

Posted on 24th, January 2023

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My MEAA Story: Luke Plumb

Luke Plumb is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer based in Tasmania who has been a member ...

Posted on 11th, January 2023

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My MEAA story: Sophie Parker

A theatre service technician and freelance lighting designer, Sophie Parker was part of the delegates group ...

Posted on 8th, December 2022

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My MEAA story: Aarti Betigeri

Aarti Betigeri is a freelance journalist and media adviser.

Posted on 30th, November 2022

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Make it Australian makes a splash in Canberra

A Make It Australian delegation of actors, crew, writers, directors and producers delivered a direct message ...

Posted on 24th, November 2022

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MEAA members in the thick of it at global union congress

MEAA members were crucial to the success of the International Trade Union Confederation World Congress held ...

Posted on 22nd, November 2022

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PCA town hall meetings

10:00am - 6:00pm

Posted on 17th, March 2023

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Photojournalism: Taking your shots from basic to brilliant

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online via Zoom

Posted on 14th, March 2023

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Canberra Media Drinks

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Posted on 15th, March 2023

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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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