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MEAA is the largest and most established union and industry advocate for Australia’s creative professionals.

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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Global journalist unions call for US government to free Assange

On the eve of a crucial court hearing in London, journalist unions around the world have ...

Posted on 19th, February 2024

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Gaza Journalists Appeal

Artwork by MEAA member Sam Wallman- click the image to download the jpg or click here ...

Posted on 15th, February 2024

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Closing Loopholes Bill passes through the Senate

MEAA welcomes the passage this week of groundbreaking workplace legislation that will provide a pathway for ...

Posted on 9th, February 2024

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Media Super: Our commitment to responsible investing

We believe well-governed companies that manage material* Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks and opportunities in ...

Posted on 1st, February 2024

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MEAA 2024 elections

Ballot papers and candidate information for contested elections for union positions are being posted to MEAA ...

Posted on 23rd, January 2024

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Advice to members re: Connect Talent Management

On December 8, MEAA received written advice from Connect Talent Management that it is ceasing trading ...

Posted on 21st, December 2023

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MEAA statement on freedom of political opinion in relation to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Israel and Palestine

In response to increasing expressions of concern from our membership, the Musicians, Equity, and Entertainment, Crew ...

Posted on 19th, December 2023

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My MEAA Story: Jaspar McCahon-Boersma

Jaspar McCahon-Boersma is a bass player from Sydney who has been involved in the Musicians Australia $250 ...

Posted on 15th, December 2023

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Your rights at work during extreme weather

As we head towards summer with a high likelihood of ongoing heatwaves and other dangerous weather ...

Posted on 12th, December 2023

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MEAA Member Central Holiday Hours

MEAA Member Central will be staffed the following hours (AEDT) during the holiday period

Posted on 12th, December 2023

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Navigating an ever-changing landscape

The past year has highlighted the importance of adaptability and innovation in our industries,  says Federal ...

Posted on 8th, December 2023

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My MEAA Story: Merryn Schofield

Merryn Schofield is a freelance screen art department worker.

Posted on 5th, December 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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