MEAA Releases

Latest releases from MEAA


Hollywood blockbusters a vote of confidence in Australian screen crews

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for film and television technical and production crew, welcomes the announcement that the next instalments of Hollywood blockbusters Thor and Alien will be shot in Australia ...
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Balibo victims to be honoured with new journalism scholarship

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On the 40th anniversary of their deaths at the hands of Indonesian troops, the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) will commemorate the Balibo Five by establishing a permanent scholarship in their name to develop journalism skills in East Timor ...
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Journalists’ sources at risk as data retention begins

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, has condemned tomorrow’s start of the data retention regime, which will require telecommunications companies to retain the telecommunications data of their customers for a period of two years in order to enable at least 21 ...
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Cabinet reshuffle can be a fresh start for arts sector, says MEAA

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance welcomes the appointment of Senator Mitch Fifield to Minister for Communications and Minister for the Arts as an opportunity to press the restart button ...
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MEAA condemns Vodafone’s pursuit of journalist’s sources

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industrial advocate for Australia’s journalists, has written to Mr Iñaki Berroeta, chief executive officer of Vodafone Hutchison Australia to complain about a Vodafone employee accessing the phone records of a MEAA member, investigative journalist Natalie O’Brien of Fairfax Media, with ...
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