MEAA Releases

Latest releases from MEAA


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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MEAA recovers $100,000 for Avenue Q actors and musicians

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Twelve performers on the satirical musical Avenue Q have finally been paid after MEAA took legal action to recover $114,000 that was owed to them. The performers turned to their union after the money was frozen during a legal dispute between the show’s producer and his ex-employer ...
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Arts union welcomes ALP commitment to reverse Australia Council cuts

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance, the union and industry advocate for media and arts professionals, welcomes the commitment by the federal opposition to restore funding to the Australia Council that was removed in this year’s Budget ...
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