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Supports floods in for AAP journos after job cuts announced

There has been strong support for AAP journalists after the company announced it would be making ...

Posted on 7th, June 2018

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Proposed Changes to MEAA’s Rules

MEAA Federal Councillors have approved a range of alterations to the union’s rules.

Posted on 30th, May 2018

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Closing the super gap

After years of campaigning by MEAA members, Fairfax Media has agreed to extend superannuation to employees ...

Posted on 28th, May 2018

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Annual leave for performers working in theatre

Performers accrue four weeks of annual leave each year, starting from day one of their employment. ...

Posted on 28th, May 2018

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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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The Caroline Jones Women in Media Young Journalists Award

01/06/2018 - 01/07/2018

Posted on 6th, June 2018

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Queensland Clarion Awards are now open

04/06/2018 - 08/09/2018
12:00am - 6:30pm

Posted on 5th, June 2018

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Our Watch Awards now open

04/06/2018 - 07/07/2018
12:00am - 5:00pm

Posted on 5th, June 2018

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Melbourne Media Drinks

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Posted on 14th, May 2018

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Walkley Mid-Year Awards presentation – Sydney

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Posted on 5th, June 2018

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