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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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Red Bull win gives dancers wings

Following collective action by members of Equity Committee Dancers Australia, Red Bull have committed to paying ...

Posted on 24th, May 2023

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My MEAA story: Greg Rowell

For the last 10 years, MEAA member Greg Rowell has contributed his wealth of customer service ...

Posted on 17th, May 2023

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Positive Budget for the arts and media with a big boost to the screen industry

Tuesday night’s Federal Budget had plenty of good news for workers in the media, arts and ...

Posted on 11th, May 2023

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Extras: Know your rights

MEAA Equity recently held meetings with concerned extras who felt that their employee rights were not ...

Posted on 4th, April 2023

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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 4th, April 2023

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Know your rights: Delayed meal breaks for screen crew

As screen crew across the country campaign for improved working conditions to combat burn out and ...

Posted on 30th, March 2023

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Union win at the ABC

MEAA members at the ABC have secured big wins after reaching agreement with management for their ...

Posted on 22nd, March 2023

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Zoe Watkins receives Gold Honour Badge at Federal Council

Congratulations to MEAA ECS vice-president Zoe Watkins, who was awarded a Gold Honour Badge at a ...

Posted on 24th, February 2023

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Federal Council meets in Sydney

For the first time since 2020, Federal Council, the decision-making body of MEAA made up of ...

Posted on 20th, February 2023

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My MEAA story: Emily Hubbard

An arts lover, Emily Hubbard has relished her front of house roles at the Australian Centre ...

Posted on 16th, February 2023

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MEAA member Zerene Webster recognised as outstanding young activist

Congratulations to MEAA member Zerene Webster who is nominated for the Athan McCaw Young Activist of ...

Posted on 9th, February 2023

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National Cultural Policy is a big step forward for the sector

The release of the new National Cultural Policy, Revive,  is a major show of faith in the ...

Posted on 31st, January 2023

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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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