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We will not be deterred from campaigning for quality journalism

The Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman has launched an investigation into the industrial action taken by journalists at Fairfax ...

Posted on 6th, May 2016

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Criminalising the Truth, Suppressing the Right to Know

  The Foreword to MEAA’s report into press freedom in Australia. The full report can be viewed online or downloaded.

Posted on 6th, May 2016

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Budget shortchanges arts and the ABC

The federal Budget has again left the arts community and public broadcasting shortchanged with no extra funding for the arts and ...

Posted on 4th, May 2016

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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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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

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

Mon 30 May 2016

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

National Wine Centre, Adelaide

Media Law and You, Perth

Sat 11 June 2016

08:30 AM - 11:00 PM

Curtin University