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My MEAA story: Eliza Berlage

Eliza Berlage is senior journalist at the Naracoorte Community News in South Australia

Posted on 30th, November 2020

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Equity releases Australia’s first Intimacy Guidelines for stage and screen

Australia’s first Intimacy Guidelines for Stage and Screen will establish new processes for work involving nudity, ...

Posted on 23rd, November 2020

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Chief Executive’s report for 2019-20

A message to all members from Chief Executive Paul Murphy from MEAA’s 2019-20 Annual Report.

Posted on 17th, November 2020

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My MEAA story: Nathalie McLean

Nathalie McLean is a saltwater and desert woman who descends from the Wakka Wakka, Gubbi Gubbi ...

Posted on 13th, November 2020

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Jason Klarwein appointed MEAA Equity president

The MEAA Board has appointed actor, director and producer Jason Klarwein as federal president of Equity ...

Posted on 20th, October 2020

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Farewell to Chloe Dallimore, a fearless leader and tireless champion of performers

Tributes have flowed in for Chloe Dallimore following her decision to stand down as federal president ...

Posted on 15th, October 2020

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It’s time for action on streaming services

The federal government has failed Australian audiences and creative workers again by slashing Australian drama and ...

Posted on 1st, October 2020

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No opera without us

Imagine an opera house without an opera company to perform in it.

Posted on 14th, September 2020

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Meet the costume maker from Australia’s top films

A proud MEAA member since 1985, Julie Bryant’s impressive list of credits span Australian theatre, live ...

Posted on 20th, August 2020

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Live performance COVID-19 guidelines released

Important new guidelines have been released to guide the resumption of live performances across Australia.

Posted on 11th, August 2020

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