MEAA Submissions

Latest submissions from MEAA


Joint Media Organisations’ submission to INSLM inquiry into s35P of the Asio Act

Joint Media Organisations' (including MEAA) submission, and supplementary submission, to Independent National Security Legislation Monitor's inquiry into the impact on journalists in the operation of section 35P of the ASIO Act. "While we acknowledge that the current review is limited in scope to section 35P of the ASIO Act we ...
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MEAA submission to the INSLM review of the Encryption amendments to the TOLA Act

MEAA's submission to the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor's review of the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 - submitted September 13 2019. "MEAA is gravely concerned that the enacted legislation is neither reasonable nor proportionate. The Act as it stands carries too few safeguards and ...
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Australia’s Right To Know submission to the Senate inquiry into press freedom

Australia’s Right To Know coalition of media organisations (of which MEAA is a member) has made a joint submission to the Senate Environment and Communications Committee inquiry into press freedom. “As the Committee is aware, ARTK has also made a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security ...
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ARTK letter to the SA Attorney-General re removal of publication restrictions pertaining to sexual offence cases

The Australia’s Right to Know coalition of media organisations (of which MEAA is a member) letter to the South Australian Attorney-General regarding the removal of the automatic publication restrictions pertaining to sexual offence cases currently prescribed by section 71A of the Evidence Act 1929 (SA) ...
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ARTK letter to the Attorney-General re defamation issues

The Australia’s Right to Know coalition of media organisations (of which MEAA is a member) letter to the Commonwealth Attorney-General regarding defamation law issues that arise specifically within the Federal jurisdiction ...
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