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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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Arts need sustained leadership and funding to emerge from the pandemic

New research has confirmed that Australian arts and culture need sustained public investment and visionary leadership ...

Posted on 26th, July 2021

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MEAA’s commitment to reconciliation

Our members tell stories and bring them to life – through performance and in the media.

Posted on 5th, July 2021

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A Tribute to First AD John Clabburn (JC)

First Assistant Director John Clabburn (JC), a well-respected MEAA member who worked nationally and internationally for ...

Posted on 24th, June 2021

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Support Burmese journalists in exile

Since the military coup in February, independent journalism in Myanmar has been forced underground.

Posted on 24th, June 2021

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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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Webinar: The Business of Freelancing

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Online webinar

Posted on 29th, 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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