MEAA Submissions

Latest submissions from MEAA

ARTK submission on the Model Defamation Provisions

Australia’s Right to Know (ARTK) coalition of media organisations (included MEAA) submission to the Council of Attorneys-General Defamation Work Party regarding the Consultation Draft (Consultation Draft) of the Model Defamation Amendment Provisions (Draft Provisions). "We reiterate here that we cannot accept dilly-dallying with less than optimally functioning defamation law in ...
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ARTK submission on the remaining recommendations of Victoria’s Vincent Open Courts review

Australia’s Right to Know coalition of media organisations', including MEAA, submission to the Vincent Open Courts Act Review – remaining legislative recommendations implementation options Consultation Paper (the Paper). This submission follows theoriginal submission to the Vincent Review of the Open Courts Act (Vic). "We believe it is important to reiterate ...
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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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