MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT & ARTS ALLIANCE

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

MEAA @withMEAAVale Dixon "Dick" Falconer - legendary journalist and MEAA member. 1928-2016 https://t.co/VQWgLvzg8i #MEAAmedia https://t.co/jHJ04CKVFv19 hours ago
MEAA @withMEAART @ifjasiapacific: 11 media workers have been missing in Asia Pacific region #WithoutATrace for more than 46,134 days & counting. #IFJMiss50 mins ago
MEAA @withMEAART @ifjasiapacific: 11 journalists were grabbed off the streets & disappeared #WithoutATrace in Asia Pacific region. #IFJMissing #IDVED htt…50 mins ago
MEAA @withMEAART @ifjasiapacific: Australian journalist Juanita Nielsen is missing #WithoutATrace for 15,033 days. #FindJuanita #IFJMissing #IDVED https:…49 mins ago
MEAA @withMEAART @walkleys: 🚨PSA🚨 entries for the Walkley Awards close at midnight tonight! https://t.co/L5wfr2rWzS51 mins ago


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News


Vale Dixon “Dick” Falconer 1928-2016

Dixon (Dick) Falconer, journalist, died in Brisbane, Australia on 26 May 2016. He was 87.

Posted on 30th, August 2016

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Casual service may count towards redundancy payouts – FWC

Following a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission, employers must now count periods of regular and systematic casual employment ...

Posted on 30th, August 2016

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Spotlight on Sophie Bruhn

Sophie Bruhn has been working at Wallis Cinemas since she finished school as a casual. Also a freelance theatre producer, ...

Posted on 29th, August 2016

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Statement from MEAA

The account of people associated with MEAA offering cocaine at the Walkley Awards last year is disturbing and distressing. MEAA ...

Posted on 26th, August 2016

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Spotlight on John Lafferty

John Lafferty works in customer service at Etihad Stadium, he chats to MEAA about what its like working at one ...

Posted on 22nd, August 2016

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Profile of actor Aaron Pedersen

Equity member Aaron Pedersen’s focus has always been on longevity in the industry. After three decades and with a critically ...

Posted on 19th, August 2016

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Press freedom concerns over ASIC Registry tender

MEAA has written to Finance Minister Mathias Cormann over press freedom concerns arising from the tender of the ASIC Registry ...

Posted on 18th, August 2016

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Elizabeth McRae honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Equity New Zealand is thrilled to announce that Elizabeth McRae is the recipient of the 2016 Equity Lifetime Achievement Award ...

Posted on 15th, August 2016

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Q&A with performer Keith Robinson

The casting of wheelchair user Keith Robinson as Feste in Belvoir’s Twelfth Night breaks new ground for performers with disabilities. ...

Posted on 8th, August 2016

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Spotlight on Geoff Tarr

Geoff Tarr started off his career as a ceramicist until he started helping a local film’s art department and never ...

Posted on 8th, August 2016

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Events


$80,000 author fellowship

18/07/2016 - 23/09/2016

5:00pm

Posted on 30th, August 2016

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Fair Australia Prize

25/07/2016 - 31/08/2016

9:00am - 5:00pm
Australia

Posted on 27th, July 2016

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ACFID 2016 Media Award

27/07/2016 - 01/09/2016

9:00am - 5:00pm
Melbourne

Posted on 27th, July 2016

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Walkey Awards 2016 – call for entries

01/08/2016 - 31/08/2016

12:00am - 11:59pm
The Walkley Foundation

Posted on 22nd, August 2016

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Inaugural MACA Media Awards

05/08/2016 - 31/08/2016

12:00am - 5:00pm
NSW

Posted on 5th, August 2016

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