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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.

When I have needed help, the union's been there for me

Nick McKenzie - Investigative reporter

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Take action to reverse the closure of regional newspapers

Regional communities need and deserve better. Stop the closure of local mastheads.

Posted on 14th, May 2020

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Vote for Australia’s most bingeworthy homegrown film or TV show

What is Australia’s most bingeworthy homegrown film or TV show?

Posted on 4th, May 2020

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World Press Freedom Day 2020: reform is needed to protect journalism and the right to know

Today is World Press Freedom Day but there is little for us to celebrate here in ...

Posted on 3rd, May 2020

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JobKeeper and JobSeeker: member-only webinar

Catch up up this special webinar presented by accountant and founder of Anytime Professionals, Anthony Tripolino ...

Posted on 29th, April 2020

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Are you ready to join the fight for the future of your industry?

MEAA members have been fighting for the arts, entertainment and media industries for over 100 years. ...

Posted on 29th, April 2020

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Let’s keep working together to save our arts and entertainment industries

A message from MEAA Chief Executive Paul Murphy.

Posted on 9th, April 2020

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Fact sheet: JobKeeper income subsidy

Get all the facts about whether you are eligible to apply for the JobKeeper income subsidy ...

Posted on 1st, April 2020

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Performers’ rights: Streaming and recording live performances

As a result of the closure of many theatre productions and shows, there has been some ...

Posted on 31st, March 2020

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MEAA condemns regional newspaper closures

At a time when fast and accurate information is more important than ever, media owners have ...

Posted on 25th, March 2020

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Accessing Centrelink payments during coronavirus

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on our members and the arts and entertainment industry across ...

Posted on 23rd, March 2020

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Walkley Masterclasses – via Zoom

01/06/2020 - 11/06/2020
10:00am - 11:00am

Posted on 15th, May 2020

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Data journalism – online via UTS

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Posted on 12th, May 2020

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The Great Australian Binge
Vote for Australia’s most bingeworthy film or TV show.