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MEAA is the largest and most established union and industry advocate for Australia’s creative professionals.

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Momentum building for cultural change in live theatre

About 50 representatives of major, medium and small theatre companies, performers, crew and other industry stakeholders ...

Posted on 20th, March 2018

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Spotlight on independent theatre

Following more than a year of consultation with indy theatre actors and producers, the Equity Independent ...

Posted on 14th, March 2018

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Screen industry “needs help” to compete globally

Talented and experienced screen crew are leaving Australia in search of work because of limited opportunities ...

Posted on 8th, March 2018

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Federal Council finds MEAA in good shape

MEAA Federal President Simon Collins has issued a rallying call for the union to continue to ...

Posted on 26th, February 2018

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Remembering Mike Sutherland – journalists’ union secretary

Louise Connor recalls the late Mike Sutherland, Victorian AJA secretary from 1985 to 1993, who died ...

Posted on 19th, February 2018

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MEAA’s Federal Council meeting Feb 23-24

MEAA’s Federal Council, which is the key decision-making body of the union, will hold its biennial ...

Posted on 14th, February 2018

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Ten top tips: Miranda Rivers

Casting director Miranda Rivers offers her advice for nailing your next audition.

Posted on 11th, February 2018

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MEAA welcomes Public Interest Journalism recommendations

MEAA is encouraged that a Parliamentary Committee has endorsed many of the recommendations made to it ...

Posted on 6th, February 2018

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Ten top tips: Financial fitness

With more than 25 years’ experience as a freelance writer and filmmaker, Monica Davidson now uses ...

Posted on 4th, February 2018

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Espionage Bill will criminalise journalism

MEAA has called out the dangerous threat to press freedom in proposed national security laws.

Posted on 2nd, February 2018

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Franklin Foer: “World without mind” – Sydney

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Posted on 15th, March 2018

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Melbourne Media Drinks

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Posted on 26th, February 2018

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2018 Freelance Festival

30/04/2018 - 01/05/2018
9:00am - 5:00pm

Posted on 19th, February 2018

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2018 MDA and WiM Speed Mentoring – Sydney

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Posted on 13th, March 2018

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We are the largest and most established union and industry advocate for Australia's creative professionals.