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MEAA says cuts to ABC “dangerous and irresponsible”

The Federal Budget’s cut of $127 million from the ABC represents a dangerous and irresponsible assault on public broadcasting in Australia, MEAA said. There are grave implications for audiences seeking news and information, and these cuts only weaken public broadcasting at the very time when commercial broadcasting is struggling due ...
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Management contracts: What to know before you sign

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If you're considering changing agent, or securing representation for the first time, make sure you read your contract carefully ...
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Important changes on the agenda at National Stunt Meeting

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A national meeting will be held on Sunday May 2o (10am-12pm AEST) to discuss important changes to the grading process. All members of the stunt community are encouraged to attend ...
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Screen crew speak up for a higher location offset

For the past month, MEAA has been encouraging screen crew members to contact their local MPs and Senators to call for the offshore film and TV production incentive – the location offset – to be lifted from 16.5% to 30% ...
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Big names call for action to protect Australia’s screen culture

Dozens of Australia’s best-known and most successful actors, directors, screenwriters, producers and production crew — including 15 Oscar winners — have penned an open letter calling on the nation’s parliamentarians to protect the local screen industry and to act now to ensure it thrives into the future ...
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