MEAA Releases

Latest releases from MEAA

MEAA condemns latest Fairfax cuts

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, condemns the savage job cuts at the Newcastle Herald and its Hunter Valley operations announced by Fairfax Media today. The cuts will see a total of 46 jobs go across the region – with the ...

Changing nature of work makes portable long service leave essential, says MEAA

With an increasing number of its members in transient, freelance or short-term employment, MEAA, the union for Australia’s creative professionals, is calling for reforms to make portable long service leave available to all workers ...

MEAA establishes Australian Basketballers’ Association

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) is thrilled to welcome aboard the Australian Basketballers’ Association (ABA) as a new body to represent the country’s top men and women basketballers ...

Entertainment workers’ union says cuts to weekend pay are not on

Workers in the entertainment and arts industries who work on weekends face substantial cuts to their pay under recommendations from the Productivity Commission’s review into the workplace system, says their union, the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance ...

Stunt performer Grant Page to be honoured with Equity Lifetime Achievement Award

Legendary Australian stunt performer Grant Page is the recipient of the 2015 Equity Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Foxtel ...