MEAA Releases

Latest releases from MEAA

Arts funding again heading in the wrong direction

More cuts to Screen Australia in yesterday’s mid-year financial statement show the Coalition continues to have a blind spot about the creative industries, regardless of who is Prime Minister ...
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MEAA and Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA join forces to advance journalism in East Timor

Today, on the 40th anniversary of the murder of Australian journalist Roger East in Dili in 1975, the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance is announcing an expansion of its planned scholarship program for East Timorese journalists ...
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Government should adopt Senate arts inquiry recommendations

The evidence is now overwhelming that funding must be restored to the Australia Council and Screen Australia after a Senate inquiry found recent budget cuts had devastated the arts community ...
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11 million more reasons to be a member of MEAA

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance distributed more than $11 million to its members in 2014-15 as recovered wages, financial claims and performers’ residuals ...
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Arts funding changes a good first step – but more needed

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance welcomes today’s partial reversal by the Turnbull Government of the cuts to the Australia Council’s budget and the willingness of the new Arts Minister Mitch Fifield to consult with the sector ...
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