MEAA Releases

Latest releases from MEAA


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 ...
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Film funding top up welcome, but permanent solution still needed

An additional $140 million in funding to attract major offshore screen productions to Australia will create new opportunities for cast and crew, but is not a long-term solution, says the union for performers and crew ...
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Press freedom in Australia “getting worse”: survey

Press freedom in Australia has deteriorated over the past decade according to a survey of more than 1200 people conducted by MEAA. The survey, which was conducted online by MEAA between February and April this year, is being released on UNESCO World Press Freedom Day, May 3. When asked to ...
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Local coverage to suffer as ABC cuts journalistic experience

The ABC’s decision today to axe 20 journalists around Australia will undoubtedly impact local newsrooms ...
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Digital media publishers must lift their game and support their staff

The series of errors which led to the sacking of a Daily Mail Australia reporter this week are symptomatic of the lack of resources and absence of oversight experienced by young journalists in digital media ...
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