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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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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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Tax time for performers

In recent years the ATO has targeted performers for auditing. Unfortunately this has meant some performers having to back pay ...

Posted on 27th, May 2016

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Performers passionate about local jobs in live performance

There is growing concern in the Australian performer community about foreign artists being imported to star in major musicals.

Posted on 23rd, May 2016

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Casting Guild introduces policy to “reflect diversity”

Following extensive consultation with the Equity Diversity Committee, the Casting Guild of Australia (CGA) has adopted a diversity policy that ...

Posted on 23rd, May 2016

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AFP raids put the spotlight back on press freedom

In the second week of the federal election campaign, press freedom is in the spotlight following Australian Federal Police raids ...

Posted on 22nd, May 2016

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2016 SA Media Awards (extended entry date) and the 2016 SA Media Awards Ball

Sat 28 May 2016

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

National Wine Centre, Adelaide

CommsDirect 2016

Wed 8 June 2016

08:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Cliftons Melbourne, 440 Collins Street, Melbourne

Media Law and You, Perth

Sat 11 June 2016

08:30 AM - 11:00 PM

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