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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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Stop AI Theft

Artificial Intelligence is being used to steal the work of Australia’s artists, journalists, and creative workers.

Posted on 16th, July 2024

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Advocating for a better retirement system

Media Super is a part of Cbus Super, an award-winning industry super fund that represents those ...

Posted on 16th, April 2024

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New President excited about union’s future

MEAA’s Federal President Michael Balk talks about his life as a performer and the path that ...

Posted on 15th, April 2024

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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 28th, March 2024

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Protecting performers’ image and work from unauthorised AI use

With the development of artificial intelligence with the ability to generate new synthesised images, voices and ...

Posted on 27th, March 2024

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MEAA 2024 post-election report

Pursant to section 198 of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 and Regulation 141(4) of ...

Posted on 21st, March 2024

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Represent: diversity, inclusion & access for performers, crew and musicians

Represent is a campaign to truly represent the diversity of our nation across our theatre, dance, ...

Posted on 14th, March 2024

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Michael Balk elected new MEAA Federal President

MEAA has new national leadership following the election of Michael Balk as Federal President to replace ...

Posted on 6th, March 2024

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Super and the gender gap

Research over the years has consistently shown that women tend to retire with less super than ...

Posted on 5th, March 2024

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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


Posted on 15th, February 2024

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SOMA statement on MYO funding cuts

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MUSICIANS’ ASSOCIATION (SOMA) Statement on the defunding of Melbourne Youth Orchestras The union for ...

Posted on 15th, February 2024

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Tax Time Wellbeing

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Posted on 2nd, July 2024

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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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