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Assange case “sets terrifying precedent”, says lawyer

During a recent visit to Australia, Jennifer Robinson, legal adviser to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, sat ...

Posted on 10th, September 2019

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Beth needs your support

MEAA Media member Beth Patch has been named the Victorian Trades Hall Council’s union delegate of ...

Posted on 6th, September 2019

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Intimacy Guidelines in the works

Currently there are no industry-wide guidelines for scenes that involve nudity, semi nudity, intimacy, simulated sexual ...

Posted on 21st, August 2019

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Laws need reform to ensure press freedom

MEAA chief executive Paul Murphy has told a Parliamentary inquiry that there is an urgent need ...

Posted on 13th, August 2019

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The healing power of music

American orchestral musician and arts advocate Bruce Ridge gave the keynote address at the recent conference ...

Posted on 12th, August 2019

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Spotlight on Imogen Titmarsh

Imogen Titmarsh is a freelance lighting technician based in Melbourne. She was recently elected as an ...

Posted on 8th, August 2019

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Media groups calls for reform to protect press freedom

The Australia’s Right To Know media industry lobbying group, which includes MEAA, has recommended a complete ...

Posted on 2nd, August 2019

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Know your rights: casual conversion

Under recent changes to workplace laws, all casual employees have an enforceable right to convert to ...

Posted on 30th, July 2019

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MEAA welcomes ACCC digital platforms report

The final report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s digital platforms inquiry has laid out ...

Posted on 26th, July 2019

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MEAA writes to Premier Palaszscuk urging French TV crew charges be dropped

UPDATE: On Thursday July 25, Queensland Police Service said they were dropping the trespass charges against ...

Posted on 23rd, July 2019

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National Aboriginal Press Club luncheon with Senator Patrick Dodson – Canberra

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Posted on 19th, August 2019

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UN International Day of Peace – Sophie McNeill lecture, Brisbane

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Posted on 19th, August 2019

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Kerry O’Brien on the role of public interest journalism – Melbourne

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Posted on 11th, July 2019

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Professor Barrie Cassidy: the decline of political moralities – Melbourne

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Posted on 3rd, September 2019

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