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Australian actors respond to budget

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Actors Equity is relieved that the most extreme recommendations of the audit commission report – notably the proposal to halve Screen Australia’s funding and merge it with the Australia Council – have not been picked up in the federal government’s Budget ...
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Funding cuts attack future of gaming in Australia

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MEAA is disappointed by the Federal Government’s decision pull all funding from the Australian Interactive Games Fund (AIGF) ...
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Neighbours crew industrial campaign to commence

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Crew working on Australia’s iconic TV series, Neighbours, will take their first industrial action on Friday as part of their campaign for a collective agreement ...
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Neighbours crew vote to take industrial action

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Crew working on long running Australian television series Neighbours have voted to take industrial action for the first time in 25 years ...
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Equity disturbed by recommended cuts to Screen Australia

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Equity is disturbed by the Commission of Audit’s recommendation that Screen Australia be merged with the Australia Council and have its funding halved. The report recommends that Screen Australia’s reduced funding be focussed on areas of Australian content, including “those with an historical perspective that might not otherwise be funded” ...
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