MEAA Releases

Latest releases from MEAA


Journalists cannot and will not reveal their sources

A current defamation claim in the Federal Court is seeking to compel two senior investigative journalists to reveal their confidential sources ...
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Government gives up on tackling Google and Facebook

#MEAAMedia, MediaRoom, Releases
The federal government has missed an opportunity to deal with unregulated behemoths, Google and Facebook, says the union and industry advocate for Australian media workers ...
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Axing of Arts Department a fresh blow for struggling sector

The Morrison Government’s decision to axe the Department of the Arts sets a new low in its treatment of the arts sector, says the union for Australian arts and entertainment workers ...
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MEAA win brings digital journalists into the Award

#MEAAMedia, MediaRoom, Releases
Journalists employed by digital publications will be entitled to penalty rates, overtime and other key conditions after a Fair Work Commission ruling that they should have access to the same protections and rights as print journalists ...
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Media industry must unite against gender-based online abuse

A united industry approach by media organisations is needed to combat the prevalence of online harassment and abuse of women media workers, a new report recommends ...
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