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Performers passionate about local jobs in live performance

There is growing concern in the Australian performer community about foreign artists being imported to star in major musicals.

Posted on 23rd, May 2016

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Casting Guild introduces policy to “reflect diversity”

Following extensive consultation with the Equity Diversity Committee, the Casting Guild of Australia (CGA) has adopted a diversity policy that ...

Posted on 23rd, May 2016

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AFP raids put the spotlight back on press freedom

In the second week of the federal election campaign, press freedom is in the spotlight following Australian Federal Police raids ...

Posted on 22nd, May 2016

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Spotlight on Alex Talamo

Proud MEAA member and delegate Alex Talamo, works the front of house for both the Melbourne Recital Centre and Arts ...

Posted on 20th, May 2016

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MEAA welcomes new Melbourne Stunt and Safety Committees

Stunt members, stunt coordinators and safety supervisors met in Melbourne recently to elect a new Stunt Committee and Safety Committee.

Posted on 13th, May 2016

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Live theatre devastated by Australia Council cuts

Australian theatre audiences, performers and stage crews are facing a bleak future as the Federal Government’s drastic arts funding cuts ...

Posted on 13th, May 2016

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2016 SA Media Awards (extended entry date) and the 2016 SA Media Awards Ball

Sat 28 May 2016

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

National Wine Centre, Adelaide

CommsDirect 2016

Wed 8 June 2016

08:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Cliftons Melbourne, 440 Collins Street, Melbourne

Media Law and You, Perth

Sat 11 June 2016

08:30 AM - 11:00 PM

Curtin University

Sign up for the big 2016 election doorknock

Sat 18 June 2016

11:45 AM - 04:00 PM

The electorate of Macquarie

Young and Equity Melbourne

Mon 27 June 2016

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

The Horse Bazaar, 397 Little Lonsdale St