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What’s in store for media in 2017?

Stuart Washington, Federal President of MEAA Media, looks into his crystal ball.

Posted on 9th, January 2017

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2016: the year in review

A look back at MEAA’s highlights from the past 12 months.

Posted on 20th, December 2016

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Farewell Howard Manley

After about 18 years at the helm of the Symphony Orchestra Musicians’ Association and three decades ...

Posted on 14th, December 2016

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The Naked Truth

There are important Equity guidelines to be aware of when it comes to shooting scenes that ...

Posted on 12th, December 2016

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Why I’m a member: Aga Hayder

Aga worked her way to second assistant director (AD) after starting as a runner fresh from film school. ...

Posted on 12th, December 2016

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MEAA members campaign for domestic violence leave

While momentum is slowly building for paid domestic violence leave to become a standard employment entitlement, ...

Posted on 12th, December 2016

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A proud history at the forefront of Australian journalism

  The MEAA Media section has a century of experience campaigning on behalf of the profession, ...

Posted on 10th, December 2016

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MEAA crew members win big at AACTA Awards

Four MEAA crew members were among the winners of the 6th Annual Australian Cinema and Television ...

Posted on 8th, December 2016

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SOMA and Equity lobby in Canberra for Opera Review

SOMA Director Howard Manley and Equity Director Zoe Angus were in Canberra last week to press ...

Posted on 8th, December 2016

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Go figure

Our film industry is a highly resilient system of gatekeeping designed to maintain men’s dominance. The ...

Posted on 7th, December 2016

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International Women’s Day address: Dr Kakenya Ntaiya

11:30am - 1:30pm

Posted on 20th, January 2017

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