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MEAA submission on the Major Performing Arts Framework Consultation Paper

This is MEAA’s response to a request for comment on the Major Performing Arts Framework Consultation Paper produced by the federal, state and territory governments ...
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Government must listen to concerns on encryption legislation – MEAA

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance has called on the government to reconsider its proposed encryption legislation to address concerns about the impact on journalists and their sources. MEAA Chief Executive Paul Murphy said the bill should not be allowed to proceed in its current form. “This bill would grant ...
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Strong community support to re-open Sydney’s Theatre Royal

Thousands of people have lent their support to the campaign to re-open Sydney’s Theatre Royal ...
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MEAA chief executive Paul Murphy’s speech to the 2018 Walkley Awards

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Good evening and welcome. I acknowledge and pay my respects to the custodians of the land on which we meet, the Elders, past and present, of the Turrbul and Jagera peoples. The Walkley Awards recognise the contribution by freelancers across all media platforms and in July this year, the Walkley ...
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ABC board appointments need major overhaul

The process for nominating and appointing candidates to the ABC board needs a complete overhaul to ensure the board has appropriate levels of media experience and is protected from interference by lobby groups, says the union for ABC journalists around Australia ...
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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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