MEAA Releases

Latest releases from MEAA

Inquiry points the way for press freedom reform

The recommendations of a Senate inquiry into press freedom would help to curb the growing culture of government secrecy, stop the persecution of whistleblowers and prevent journalists being prosecuted for simply doing their jobs ...
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Budget brings welcome changes to super threshold and extra support for AAP but doubts remain about ABC funding

MediaRoom, Releases
The abolition of the superannuation threshold announced in last night’s Federal Budget will make a substantial difference to low-paid workers in the entertainment and arts industries ...
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World Press Freedom Day 2021: hostility towards journalists is on the rise

Journalists are fearful that increased harassment, abuse and violence directed towards them during the Covid-19 pandemic could become the new normal, says the union for Australian media workers ...
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Journalists’ union gives notice to quit Australian Press Council

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance, the union for Australian journalists, will be giving notice that it intends to withdraw from the Australian Press Council ...
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Extra arts funding is too little, too late

The extra $125 million announced by the federal government today won't be enough to save thousands of jobs in the arts and entertainment sector when JobKeeper ends this weekend, says the union for Australia’s arts and entertainment workers ...
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