MEAA is proud to offer our members a wide range of discounts from cinema and theatre tickets to magazine subscriptions and car hire.

Sydney Theatre Company

MEAA members can access discounted tickets to Monday-Thursday performances, in A-Reserve seating. Browse the season here and contact the Box Office to make a booking: (02) 9250 1777.

Melbourne Theatre Company

For Melbourne Theatre Company, MEAA members can get Seat Savers tickets. On Tuesdays from 11am – 4pm MTC release an allocation of $25 tickets to the next seven days’ performances for theatre lovers with a valid concession card including a MEAA membership. Details here.

Queensland Theatre Company

Queensland Theatre is pleased to offer MEAA members discounted industry priced tickets to mainstage productions.

Playhouse, QPAC – $41.00
Cremorne Theatre, QPAC and Bille Brown Theatre – $35.00

A limit of 1 ticket applies per person per performance. This offer is subject to availability and excludes Opening Nights. To purchase tickets, MEAA members can phone 1800 355 528 to book in advance.

New Theatre (NSW)

MEAA members are entitled to concession priced tickets for all New Theatre shows. Concession prices are $27 per ticket. Proof of valid membership is required when purchasing tickets.

Cinema Nova

Cinema Nova is offering MEAA members a discounted film ticket at concession rates. The MEAA discount can be redeemed by showing a valid membership card at the Cinema Nova box office, no industry concessions can be booked online.

Exclusions are: Not valid Mondays, public holidays, Saturdays after 5pm, special events or for Nova Deluxe or High Tea sessions.

Tasmanian Theatre Company

Tasmanian Theatre Company offers MEAA members discounts on all TTC produced shows. Members are to select the concession ticket when purchasing tickets online or by phone. A valid MEAA card must be presented when collecting tickets from the box office.

The Comic's Lounge (NSW)

The Comic’s Lounge in North Melbourne is offering MEAA members a yearly pass for the incredible price of only $50.00. To purchase tickets call (03) 9348 9488 or email Richard at


iSubscribe has Australia’s largest range of discounted magazine and newspaper subscriptions. MEAA members receive a 5% discount on any magazine subscription OR purchase 2 or more magazines and receive 10% off the total price.

Malthouse Theatre (VIC)

MEAA members can access concession tickets to any show. Book here or call the Box Office for more information: 9685 5111.

Australian Unions

As a union member, you can take advantage of the collective buying power of more than 1.8 million members to get big discounts from a great range of companies.

Access an even greater range of benefits by registering for our new secure Member Benefits website. By registering your details below you will be amongst the first to get access a great range of offers available free to any union member.

Union Member Benefits include:

Discounted digital and physical movie vouchers
Discounted digital gift cards
Discounted accommodation bookings
Discounted Tyres, Car Hire and wine
Banking – great Mates Rates from ME
Convenient smartphone App

To find our more visit the Australian Unions website or phone 1300 486 466

Belvoir (NSW)

Belvoir Street Theatre offer Concession Rate tickets to their mainstage performances to all MEAA members. Prices vary depending on performance time. Proof of membership will need to be provided when purchasing in person, over the phone or via the website.

MEAA members can also take advantage of Belvoir’s Unwaged Performance Program. Belvoir offers members of the community the opportunity to attend a dedicated free-of-charge 1pm Thursday matinee performance of Upstairs Belvoir productions. Tickets can only be claimed in person at the Box Office in the foyer of Belvoir St Theatre from 2 hours before the start of each dedicated unwaged performance. Proof of membership will need to be provided to claim your ticket.

La Boite (QLD)

MEAA members are offered tickets at concession prices for all La Boite shows. Please head to the La Boite website for more details.

State Theatre Company of South Australia

The State Theatre Company of South Australia offers year-round discounts on offer for MEAA members. To access Pay What You Can tickets simply show your MEAA card at the Box Office from one hour before the performance. These are rush tickets, subject to availability. Available at every Wednesday and Saturday matinee. To access $10 off adult and concession priced tickets for all performances use the promo code ‘MEAA’  online or via phone/BASS counter sales.

Federation of Community Sporting & Workers Club Holiday Centres

The Federation of Community, Sporting and Workers Clubs Inc., has a total of 110 modern two-bedroom, self contained units in three coastal locations. Fingal Bay, Sussex Inlet and Urunga. Special rates are available for MEAA members.

United Cinemas (NSW)

United Cinemas are offering a discounted rate at their Warriewood, Collaroy,  and Avalon cinemas. Members need to show their membership card when purchasing tickets.


ToadShow is a Queensland-based creative company with a full-service production team of writers, researchers, designers and illustrators. They take on small, medium-sized and large scale design jobs in print, web, multimedia, museums and interpretive displays. Their key areas are scoping, content creation, design, production and project management.

Ph 07 3335 4000 or visit the website.

Griffin Theatre (NSW)

Griffin Theatre offers MEAA members a special industry discount, available not only to MEAA members but recognised ‘industry’ people.

Main Season’s are $38, saving $17 off a $55 Full-priced ticket, while Independent Season’s are $30, saving $8 off a $38 full-priced ticket.

Call the Box Office on (02) 9361 3817 and register as an MEAA member (or give relevant industry credentials). Once registered in the database, you are then able to access the discounts online.

Sound Solutions Audio & Lighting (WA)

MEAA members receive 10% discount on hire and purchases including DJ equipment, microphones, public address systems, lighting, audio visual, guitar, bass, drum and keyboard products.

Visit the website or phone 08 9446 3888

The Stage Shop (SA)

The Stage Shop is a South Australian icon. After 55 years in the industry, it has maintained its status as SA’s premium seller of stage wear.

The Stage Shop provides quality products, services and advice to all performers and offer MEAA members a 10% discount on purchases.

Chapel Off Chapel (VIC)

Chapel Off Chapel offers MEAA members tickets at concession prices where applicable.

To book call the Box Office 03 8290 7000 or visit the website.