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Important changes on the agenda at National Stunt Meeting

A national meeting will be held on Wednesday May 2 (6pm-8pm AEST) to discuss important changes ...

Posted on 18th, April 2018

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Screen crew speak up for a higher location offset

For the past month, MEAA has been encouraging screen crew members to contact their local MPs ...

Posted on 10th, April 2018

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Super for freelancers

MEAA has prepared this guide about how superannuation works if you are a freelancer.

Posted on 28th, March 2018

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Big names call for action to protect Australia’s screen culture

Dozens of Australia’s best-known and most successful actors, directors, screenwriters, producers and production crew — including ...

Posted on 27th, March 2018

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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 26th, March 2018

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Participants in last weekend's forum.

Momentum building for cultural change in live theatre

About 50 representatives of major, medium and small theatre companies, performers, crew and other industry stakeholders ...

Posted on 20th, March 2018

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Spotlight on independent theatre

Following more than a year of consultation with indy theatre actors and producers, the Equity Independent ...

Posted on 14th, March 2018

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Screen industry “needs help” to compete globally

Talented and experienced screen crew are leaving Australia in search of work because of limited opportunities ...

Posted on 8th, March 2018

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Federal Council finds MEAA in good shape

MEAA Federal President Simon Collins has issued a rallying call for the union to continue to ...

Posted on 26th, February 2018

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Remembering Mike Sutherland – journalists’ union secretary

Louise Connor recalls the late Mike Sutherland, Victorian AJA secretary from 1985 to 1993, who died ...

Posted on 19th, February 2018

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On confidence and self-doubt – WiM QLD panel discussion, Brisbane

23/04/2018 - 27/04/2018
6:30pm - 9:00pm

Posted on 27th, March 2018

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2018 Freelance Festival

30/04/2018 - 01/05/2018
9:00am - 5:00pm

Posted on 19th, February 2018

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Change the Rules rallies

05/05/2018 - 09/05/2018

Various locations

Posted on 26th, April 2018

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2018 MDA and WiM Speed Mentoring – Sydney

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Posted on 13th, March 2018

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Peter Greste in Conversation with Victoria Laurie – Perth

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Posted on 23rd, April 2018

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