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Spotlight on Robertto Karas

Robertto Karas is a gaffer and proud MEAA member. He chats to MEAA about some of his career highlights so ...

Posted on 24th, October 2016

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How investigative journalists are using social media

Social media has revolutionised how we communicate. By Andrea Carson for The Conversation*.

Posted on 18th, October 2016

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12 months on, metadata concerns unabated

Twelve months since the commencement of Australia’s metadata retention regime, MEAA remains concerned that the powers granted to government agencies ...

Posted on 13th, October 2016

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Member profile: Joe Loh

Joh Loh recently represented crew in a meeting with producers to talk about the Get Real on Rates campaign. He ...

Posted on 11th, October 2016

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Get Real on Rates: National Day of Action

  On Wednesday, October 26, crew around Australia will unite to urge producers to Get Real On Rates. The National ...

Posted on 4th, October 2016

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Agents laws in Queensland

As performer it is important to be aware of the laws in your state governing agents. If you have any questions ...

Posted on 30th, September 2016

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Member spotlight: Pearl Tan

Equity member Pearl Tan is among the Australian Financial Review/Westpac’s 100 Women of Influence in 2016. Pearl is a founding ...

Posted on 30th, September 2016

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MEAA urges consultation over privacy changes

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, is concerned at a government ...

Posted on 29th, September 2016

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Sydney Opera House members support new EBA and job security during theatre closure

MEAA members wrap up negotiations by voting for their new EBA as well as protecting their working conditions during the ...

Posted on 26th, September 2016

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Turkey’s crackdown on free expression

MEAA has written to the Turkish ambassador about the country’s media crackdown as the case involving Ayse Celik begins. 

Posted on 23rd, September 2016

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Women’s leadership development scholarships – media & PR

21/09/2016 - 15/12/2016

9:00am - 5:00pm

Posted on 22nd, September 2016

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Leading Change Journalism Bursary

28/09/2016 - 21/11/2016

1:00am - 5:00pm

Posted on 28th, September 2016

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Nutrition Journalism award

17/10/2016 - 31/12/2016

12:00am - 1:00am

Posted on 24th, October 2016

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Journalism in the Age of Terrorism – Melbourne

27/10/2016 - 28/10/2016

2:30pm - 12:00pm
The Age, Fairfax Media House 655 Collins St, Melbourne

Posted on 24th, October 2016

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WA Media Awards gala presentation

29/10/2016 - 29/10/2016

7:00pm - 11:59pm
Empire Function Centre, 217 -225 Fitzgerald St, Perth

Posted on 24th, August 2016

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