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Karen Percy speech to 2023 Walkley Awards

This is an edited version of the speech given by MEAA Media Federal President Karen Percy to the 68th Walkley Awards held in Sydney on Thursday, November 23. I want to acknowledge that we are on Gadigal land tonight and that many First Nations people are still hurting after the ...

MEAA annual report 2022-23

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Pursuant to the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act of 2009, the elected officers of the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance present their annual report, together with financial statements for the year ended June 30, 2023 ...

Theatre performers to enlist audiences in call for a real pay rise

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Theatre lovers around Australia will be urged to contact producers to help performers secure a fair deal after more than a year of negotiations have failed to reach agreement ...

MEAA statement on Israel and Palestine crisis

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) is appalled at the outbreak of violence unfolding across Israel, Palestine and the region ...

The role of journalists must be safeguarded in Gaza conflict

The union for Australian journalists condemns the rising death toll of media workers in Gaza and calls on Israel and Hamas to respect the role that journalists play as non-combatant witnesses in times of war ...

MEAA welcomes return to Australia of journalist Cheng Lei

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The union for Australian media workers welcomes the release and repatriation of fellow journalist Cheng Lei today ...

Media union condemns WA police demand for footage

The union for Australian journalists is alarmed at reports that Western Australian police are demanding the ABC hand over footage featuring climate activists filmed as part of an investigative television documentary that has yet to air ...
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