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MEAA marks World Press Freedom Day

Today, UNESCO World Press Freedom Day, the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance, the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, ...

Posted on 3rd, May 2016

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Spotlight on Juanita Beck

Juanita Beck has been working at the Adelaide Festival Centre since she was 12 years old. She chats to MEAA ...

Posted on 2nd, May 2016

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Women In Media launches in Victoria

Women working in all areas of the Victorian media are set to benefit from the unparalleled networking, mentoring and advocacy ...

Posted on 2nd, May 2016

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Criminalising the Truth, Suppressing the Right to Know

Read the Foreword to MEAA’s annual report into press freedom in Australia. The full report will be released on Friday.*

Posted on 2nd, May 2016

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Calling all film-makers

Stories of community and solidarity are a vital part of the fabric of our identity as a nation.

Posted on 28th, April 2016

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Members vote on new EBA at MCEC

Members at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre are encouraged to vote on whether or not to accept their new ...

Posted on 26th, April 2016

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“Words fail me – keynote luncheon address by Kate Geraghty with Mike Bowers

Thu 5 May 2016

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

L'Aqua, Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour, Sydney

Journalism Master Classes – part of the Press Council 40th anniversary conference

Fri 6 May 2016

09:00 AM - 08:30 PM

University of Technology, Sydney

Press Freedom Australia Dinner 2016

Fri 6 May 2016

06:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Ivy Ballroom, Ivy, 320 George Street, Sydney

Sydney Media Drinks

Wed 25 May 2016

06:00 PM - 09:30 PM

The Aurora Hotel rooftop, Surry Hills