MEAA Releases

Latest releases from MEAA

New charter to show the way forward for freelance media workers

#Freelance, #MEAAMedia, MediaRoom, Releases
A landmark meeting of freelance media workers from all over Australia has endorsed a new charter of rights that will form the foundation of campaigning to set a floor for pay and conditions and protect quality journalism ...
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Urgent action needed to arrest decline of regional journalism; more mergers not the answer

Regional and rural journalists are overworked, underpaid and pessimistic about the future of their careers and the outlets they work for ...
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End of ABC funding freeze won’t bring back lost jobs and programming

Today’s announcement of an $87 million increase in funding to the ABC is a drop in the ocean after more than half a billion dollars of cuts by the Coalition Government since 2014, says the union for Australia’s media workers ...
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Coronial inquest into the death of Johann Ofner

#MEAAEquity, MediaRoom, Releases
It is with great sadness that MEAA acknowledges today’s Queensland Coroner’s findings concerning the death of our former member, Johann Ofner, in January 2017 ...
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One good year is no reason to avoid screen industry reforms

A slump in domestic television drama production over the past year shows the need to maintain local content rules for both free-to-air and subscription TV ...
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