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Working in extreme heat

Summer is upon us and already across the states, we have experienced a number of extremely ...

Posted on 18th, January 2018

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Ten top tips: Daina Reid

Daina Reid is one of Australia’s most successful television directors. Here she shares her ten top ...

Posted on 20th, December 2017

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Culture of fear prevents performers speaking out on sexual harassment: Zoe Angus

Almost a quarter of victims of sexual harassment, assault or bullying in live theatre do not ...

Posted on 18th, December 2017

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2017: the year in review

A look back at how 2017 panned out for MEAA members.

Posted on 15th, December 2017

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Must-see films about journalism

Journalism has always been great fodder for film. Here are a couple of dozen of the ...

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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