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Theatre Royal gets new lease on life

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The reopening of the Sydney's historic Theatre Royal is another great example of what's possible when we stand together, writes Equity President Chloe Dallimore ...
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Know your rights: Television commercials

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Equity is concerned about the rise in non-standard terms “Warranties and Special Conditions appearing in casting briefs and contracts for television commercials. Here’s what to look out for ...
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Theatre industry unites to continue safety campaign

MEAA, theatre leaders, actors and crew will attend the second Safe Theatres Forum in Melbourne this weekend to continue industry-wide efforts to combat sexual harassment and bullying in theatrical workplaces ...
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Federal Court hears ‘sham contracting’ appeal

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An appeal hearing in the Federal Court will help to clarify whether actors engaged on long-running shows are employees or independent contractors ...
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MEAA statement to the inquiry into political interference in the ABC

Statement by MEAA chief executive Paul Murphy to a public hearing of the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee as part of its inquiry into allegations of political interference in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) - in Sydney, Tuesday March 5 2019. MEAA expressed grave concerns with the conduct of ...
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