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We stand with the LGBTI community

With the likelihood of a heated debate in the lead up to the marriage equality postal ...

Posted on 17th, August 2017

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Why I’m a member: Brett Beacham

Brett Beacham is a head of props manufacturing for films based on the Gold Coast.

Posted on 15th, August 2017

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13 steps for freelance journalism beginners

Drawing on her own experiences, journalist Rosalea Rosalea is keen to share her tips about starting ...

Posted on 14th, August 2017

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Ten top tips: Succeeding as a producer

Producer Laura Milke Garner shares some practical advice for performers looking to create their own work.

Posted on 9th, August 2017

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Fresh faces elected to Federal Council

MEAA’s peak representative body will have an injection of fresh faces with 32 new delegates to ...

Posted on 7th, August 2017

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MEAA queries V8 Supercars ‘volunteers’

MEAA has written to the Fair Work Ombudsman about a potential breach of workplace laws through ...

Posted on 7th, August 2017

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Governments can no longer ignore the crisis facing public interest journalism

Governments can no longer stand on the sidelines but must step in to support independent journalism ...

Posted on 28th, July 2017

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Ten top tips: Rosie Traynor

Casting director Rosie Traynor shares her top tips for TVC auditions.

Posted on 21st, July 2017

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Can we save Kids’ TV?

Despite our proven capacity to make quality, original and internationally successful children’s drama, it is a ...

Posted on 21st, July 2017

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Actors & crew tell Parliament what is needed to sustain screen sector

Leading Australian actors and screen technicians have today appeared before the Parliamentary inquiry into the future ...

Posted on 20th, July 2017

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Storyology – Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne

24/08/2017 - 31/08/2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

Posted on 25th, May 2017

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Equity Scratch Night

5:00pm - 9:00pm

Posted on 27th, July 2017

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Victorian Freelance Network meeting – Melbourne

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Posted on 26th, July 2017

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Press Freedom in Timor-Leste

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Posted on 3rd, August 2017

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CommsPro members’ evening – now on Sept 7 in Melbourne

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Posted on 13th, July 2017

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Performers, producers, writers, directors and crew are joining forces on September 18 to campaign for the future of the screen industry.