MEAA Releases

Latest releases from MEAA


MEAA appoints Paul Murphy CEO

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance is pleased to announce that Paul Murphy has been appointed chief executive officer, effective March 2015. He will replace federal secretary Chris Warren who has led the union for the last 28 years ...
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MEAA Statement on ABC funding cuts

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The announcement today that upwards of $300 million in funding will be cut from the ABC and SBS over the next five years confirms the worst fears of staff and the community ...
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Simon Burke stands down as Equity president

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Widely respected performer and producer Simon Burke has announced that he will stand down as the federal president of Actors Equity Australia after 10 years at the helm, and exactly 40 years since he became a member at the age of 12 ...
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MEAA says national security law an outrageous attack on press freedom in Australia

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, has described the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill No 1 which been passed by the parliament an outrageous attack on press freedom in Australia. MEAA federal secretary Christopher Warren said: “This Bill has been rushed ...
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MEAA condemns East Timor’s attack on press freedom

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MEAA, the trade union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, condemns the East Timor government’s proposed new media law that will have a chilling effect on press freedom across the country. Elements of the law have been found to be unconstitutional ...
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