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‘We can stop the spread of disinformation!’

Freelance journalist and filmmaker Yaara Bou Melhem, will deliver the 2019 2019 Press Freedom Lecture in ...

Posted on 19th, April 2019

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MEAA says WA losing vital news coverage

MEAA says plans to slash as many as 36 editorial staff at The West Australian and ...

Posted on 18th, April 2019

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Govt misses another chance to support Australian stories

The Morrison Government’s decision to extend tax offsets to streaming video services is another missed opportunity ...

Posted on 15th, April 2019

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MEAA Easter hours

MEAA Member Central (1300 65 65 13) will be closed over the Easter long weekend and ...

Posted on 15th, April 2019

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MEAA opposes US extradition of Assange

On Thursday April 11, 2019 WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange was arrested by police in ...

Posted on 12th, April 2019

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Do our politicians support Australian stories?

With the federal election less than two months away, MEAA – along with the rest of ...

Posted on 2nd, April 2019

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Writers and journalists call for award-winning author to be freed from Manus

MEAA is leading a renewed campaign to have the acclaimed Kurdish refugee-writer-journalist Behrouz Boochani to be ...

Posted on 2nd, April 2019

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Notice of elections

Pursuant to the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009, MEAA has made arrangements via the Fair Work ...

Posted on 1st, April 2019

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Support for journalist victims of harassment

MEAA’s Digital Committee – delegates at digital workplaces campaigning for better jobs and conditions in digital ...

Posted on 26th, March 2019

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NSW Journalists’ Benevolent Fund – election of trustees

NSW Journalists’ Benevolent Fund election notice The NSW Journalists’ Benevolent Fund trustees have asked the fund’s ...

Posted on 25th, March 2019

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How’s your Super doing?

09/04/2019 - 24/04/2019


Posted on 25th, February 2019

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Panel discussion: The #MeToo Backlash

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Posted on 10th, April 2019

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2019 Press Freedom Lecture

6:15pm - 9:00pm

Posted on 3rd, April 2019

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PEN Lecture: Fragile Minds Sydney Writers’ Festival

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Posted on 16th, April 2019

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Add your name to the open letter calling for journalist and writer BEHROUZ BOOCHANI to be resettled in Australia.