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MEAA is the largest and most established union and industry advocate for Australia’s creative professionals.

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Vale Murray Smith, 1940-2016

Murray Smith, who spent most of his career working for Standard/Leader newspapers in Melbourne, was a stalwart of the Australian ...

Posted on 29th, July 2016

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Resolutions passed by crew on House Husbands and A Place to Call Home

As part of the Get Real on Rates campaign, MEAA and crew are calling on Screen Producers Australia (SPA) to ...

Posted on 21st, July 2016

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Why I’m a member: Tom Mraz

Tom Mraz works at the Adelaide Festival Centre as part of the production team. A proud MEAA member with a ...

Posted on 20th, July 2016

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Survey findings confirm digital journalists are falling behind

Early results from MEAA’s digital media survey reveal that online journalists are overworked and miss out on compensation, compared to ...

Posted on 18th, July 2016

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Spotlight on Kimberley Ellis

Cinema duty manager and proud MEAA member Kimberley Ellis describes her role at Greater Union as like “spinning plates”. She chats ...

Posted on 15th, July 2016

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Ten top tips – Miranda Harcourt

World-renowned acting coach Miranda Harcourt shares her tips for preparing for a screen supporting role or guest role.

Posted on 14th, July 2016

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Storyology 2016

Wed 10 August 2016

09:00 AM

The Chauvel, 249 Oxford St, Paddington NSW 2021

Sydney Media Drinks

Wed 24 August 2016

06:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Aurora Hotel, 324 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills

The Future of Journalism

Mon 29 August 2016

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

The Meeting Place Community Centre, 245 South Terrace, South Fremantle, WA

Freelancers in NSW – Dart Centre “understanding trauma” weekend

Fri 2 September 2016

12:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Blue Mountains, NSW

Queensland Clarion Awards – gala presentation

Sat 10 September 2016

06:00 PM - 11:55 PM

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre