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Vale John McAuliffe

John McAuliffe, a key figure in the unionisation of Australia’s orchestral musicians, has passed away in ...

Posted on 17th, May 2018

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MEAA says cuts to ABC “dangerous and irresponsible”

The Federal Budget’s cut of $127 million from the ABC represents a dangerous and irresponsible assault ...

Posted on 9th, May 2018

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Australia criminalises journalism

There’s almost universal acceptance of the maxim “Journalism is not a crime”. One exception is Australia’s ...

Posted on 3rd, May 2018

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Management contracts: What to know before you sign

If you’re considering changing agent, or securing representation for the first time, make sure you read ...

Posted on 30th, April 2018

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Important changes on the agenda at National Stunt Meeting

A national meeting will be held on Sunday May 2o (10am-12pm AEST) to discuss important changes ...

Posted on 18th, April 2018

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Screen crew speak up for a higher location offset

For the past month, MEAA has been encouraging screen crew members to contact their local MPs ...

Posted on 10th, April 2018

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Super for freelancers

MEAA has prepared this guide about how superannuation works if you are a freelancer.

Posted on 28th, March 2018

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Big names call for action to protect Australia’s screen culture

Dozens of Australia’s best-known and most successful actors, directors, screenwriters, producers and production crew — including ...

Posted on 27th, March 2018

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MEAA Easter hours

MEAA Member Central (1300 65 65 13) will be closed over the Easter long weekend and ...

Posted on 26th, March 2018

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Participants in last weekend's forum.

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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Q&A screening of Gurrumul

28/05/2018 - 28/05/2016
5:30pm - 8:30pm

Posted on 22nd, May 2018

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Peter Greste in Conversation with Victoria Laurie – Perth

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Posted on 23rd, April 2018

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SA Media Ball and Awards Presentation

7:00pm - 11:30pm

Posted on 14th, May 2018

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Media Diversity Australia Workshop & Networking Event – Brisbane

5:45pm - 8:15pm

Posted on 10th, May 2018

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