Paul Murphy speech to 2020 Walkley Awards

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MEAA Chief Executive Paul Murphy delivered this speech at the 2020 Walkley Awards on Friday, November 20 ...
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MEAA submission to the inquiry into Australia’s creative and cultural industries and institutions

In this submission to the Inquiry into Australia's creative and cultural industries and institutions by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts, MEAA says the arts and entertainment community is looking to government for fair and reasonable consideration of its predicament, where artistic endeavour is properly ...
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ABC independence must be preserved – MEAA

The independence of Australia’s national public broadcaster continues to be under threat and must be protected, the union for Australian journalists says. The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance condemns the extraordinary pressure applied by government staffers and Senators before an ABC Four Corners investigation, “Inside the Canberra Bubble” into the ...
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Senate media inquiry must consider multiple challenges facing the industry

A new Senate inquiry into Australia’s media is a welcome opportunity to address many of the issues confronting public interest journalism in this country ...
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MEAA welcomes dropping of raid investigation but the threat to press freedom remains

Laws that allow for the criminalisation of journalism need urgent reform despite the dropping of charges against ABC reporter Dan Oakes ...
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Chloe Dallimore stands down as MEAA Equity president

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Australian performer and activist Chloe Dallimore has stood down as president of MEAA Equity after six years in the role ...
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Sexual assault survivors in Victoria can now tell their stories

MEAA welcomes the Victorian Government’s amendments to the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act that will allow survivors of sexual assault to tell their stories ...
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Casting decision snubs local talent

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The decision to cast an international actor to play the lead in a new production of the musical Pippin is another snub of the enormous well of Australian theatrical talent ...
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The screen industry is ready to get back to work and contribute to the economic recovery. But government policies are holding us back.

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