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Nine-Fairfax merger approved by shareholders

Comments attributable to MEAA Chief Executive Paul Murphy: “MEAA notes with regret Fairfax shareholders’ approval of the Nine takeover at today’s Fairfax Media AGM ...
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Landmark live music inquiry backs protection for musos

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Musicians Australia, part of the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) welcomes the NSW Parliament's music and arts economy inquiry’s adoption or a code of conduct for the music industry ...
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MEAA annual report 2017-18

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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, 2018 ...
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Sydney rallies to save historic Theatre Royal

A campaign featuring some of Sydney’s best-known actors and leading theatre producers has been launched to save Sydney’s historic Theatre Royal ...
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ACCC approval of Nine’s takeover of Fairfax a body blow to journalism

Today’s decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to greenlight the takeover of Fairfax Media by Nine Entertainment Co. is a body-blow to media diversity ...
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MEAA submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Australian Music Industry

These submissions are for musicians in Australia’s full time Orchestras and musicians working in the broader music industry ...
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Live music is vulnerable without government help

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Australia’s $6 billion music industry is at a crucial moment and needs action from governments to protect live music venues and help to enforce better standards for musicians, says the union for Australian musicians ...
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MEAA submission on Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018 (the Assistance and Access Bill)

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MEAA is gravely concerned that the proposed legislation is neither reasonable nor proportionate ...
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