MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT & ARTS ALLIANCE

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News


MEAA says defamation judgement confirms need for law overhaul

MEAA, the union for Australian journalists, says today’s decision of the Federal Court in the defamation ...

Posted on 22nd, February 2019

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MEAA supports Maria Ressa

MEAA Media’s National Media Section committee has written to the Philippines Ambassador to Australia to protest ...

Posted on 15th, February 2019

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Ways to Wellness

Working in the entertainment industry involves unique challenges.

Posted on 13th, February 2019

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Know your rights: what is sham contracting?

As an employee, you have a range of entitlements, including paid leave and superannuation.

Posted on 12th, February 2019

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BuzzFeed job cuts highlight crisis facing journalism worldwide

MEAA Media members across Australian journalism stand in solidarity with their colleagues at BuzzFeed Australia who ...

Posted on 30th, January 2019

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Reality Check

Kate Hood readily describes herself as disabled. Her theatre company storms boundaries, with productions reflecting the ...

Posted on 24th, January 2019

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Ten top tips – Lisa Peers

Since 1998 NIDA-trained Lisa Peers has been involved in organising and directing corporate actors for communication ...

Posted on 24th, January 2019

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Need help? Seek it out

Francisco Lopez, new co-chair of the Equity Wellness Committee, wants actors to know it’s ok to ...

Posted on 23rd, January 2019

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Advice for Hollywood hopefuls

Veteran LA talent scout Jason Siner shares his inside knowledge to maximise your chances of breaking ...

Posted on 22nd, January 2019

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Know your rights: have you been underpaid?

Have you been underpaid at work?

Posted on 14th, January 2019

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Events


Tasmanian Live Performance Equity Meeting

24/02/2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
Hobart

Posted on 4th, February 2019

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Actors vs Writers Annual Cricket Match and Family Picnic: Melbourne

24/02/2019
11:00am - 5:00pm

Posted on 5th, February 2019

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Media diversity workshop

26/02/2019 - 27/02/2019
6:15pm - 8:30pm
Melbourne

Posted on 30th, January 2019

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WiM VIC presents The Jill Singer Women in Media lecture – Melbourne

28/03/2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Melbourne

Posted on 12th, February 2019

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Media Law training with Dr Peter Gregory – Melbourne

30/03/2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
Melbourne

Posted on 21st, February 2019

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