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MEAA @withMEAART @IFJGlobal: URGENT. 69 #journalists and #media workers killed so far this year. The IFJ will release an in-depth report on 31 December a…3 days ago
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Must-see films about journalism

Journalism has always been great fodder for film.

Posted on 15th, December 2017

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‘Brownie’ fears for industry’s survival without government support

Screen industry legend Ray Brown — recently honoured with a MEAA lifetime membership — talks about ...

Posted on 14th, December 2017

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Jenny finds her niche in the editing suite

As well as one of the best sound editors in Australia, Jenny Ward has been a ...

Posted on 11th, December 2017

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A proud history at the forefront of Australian journalism

  The MEAA Media section has a century of experience campaigning on behalf of the profession, ...

Posted on 8th, December 2017

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A tireless campaigner for safety on set

For almost three decades, Julie Deakins has fought to improve safety in the screen industry. For ...

Posted on 4th, December 2017

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HuffPost closure ‘disrespectful’ to staff

MEAA met yesterday with editorial staff from HuffPost Australia following Wednesday’s decision by the publisher and ...

Posted on 1st, December 2017

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Continuing on the path of progress

A message to all members from Chief Executive Paul Murphy from MEAA’s 2016-17 Annual Report.

Posted on 29th, November 2017

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MEAA formally complains about treatment of Manus journalist

MEAA has written to the PNG and Australian prime ministers to formally complain about the singling ...

Posted on 24th, November 2017

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Boochani arrest is an attack on press freedom

MEAA stands in solidarity with Iranian-Kurdish journalist and regular contributor to Australian publications, Behrouz Boochani, who ...

Posted on 23rd, November 2017

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UN convention to protect journalists

On November 23 2009, on a hilltop in Mindanao in the southern Philippines, 58 people including ...

Posted on 22nd, November 2017

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Victorian Equity Christmas Drinks

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Posted on 23rd, November 2017

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Performers, producers, writers, directors and crew are joining forces to fight for the future of the Australian screen industry.