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New push to lift pay for digital journalists

The media industry is transforming as digital media rapidly replaces print – but working conditions for many journalists are being ...

Posted on 31st, May 2016

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Screen industry guilds call on political parties to support Australian content on new digital platforms

The people who make Australia’s favourite film and TV shows have called on all political parties to support the introduction ...

Posted on 30th, May 2016

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Online usage for TVCS

Equity is increasingly seeing television commercial (TVC) contracts which include “all online usage” and “third party websites and online usage”.

Posted on 27th, May 2016

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Vic members support portable long service leave

Five MEAA members have joined a delegation of about 60 workers to the Victorian Parliament organised by Victorian Trades Hall ...

Posted on 27th, May 2016

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Encompass theatrical agency under external administration

MEAA has been informed today that Sydney based theatrical agency, Encompass (Encompass Entertainment Group Pty Limited), has been placed under ...

Posted on 27th, May 2016

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Adelaide Festival Centre staff

Staff at the Adelaide Festival Centre have voted to accept their agreement after prolonged negotiations with management.

Posted on 27th, May 2016

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CommsDirect 2016

Wed 8 June 2016

08:00 AM

Cliftons Melbourne, 440 Collins Street, Melbourne

Media Law and You, Perth

Sat 11 June 2016

08:30 AM

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