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MEAA concerned at more jobs going at News Corp

MEAA is concerned that News Corp is embarking on a round of redundancies that will see photographers and editorial production staff lose their jobs ...
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Screen industry welcomes proposed reforms for streaming services – Make It Australian

The Australian screen industry welcomes news the Federal Government is considering introducing a local content quota for Netflix and other streaming services that currently have no obligation to produce original Australian content ...
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MEAA welcomes proposed Netflix quota

After a devastating year for the Australian screen industry, MEAA is heartened by today’s news the Federal Government is considering a local content quota for Netflix and other streaming services that currently have no obligation to produce original Australian content ...
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Paul Murphy speech to 2020 Walkley Awards

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MEAA Chief Executive Paul Murphy delivered this speech at the 2020 Walkley Awards on Friday, November 20 ...
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MEAA annual report 2019-20

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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, 2020 ...
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MEAA submission to the inquiry into Australia’s creative and cultural industries and institutions

In this submission to the Inquiry into Australia's creative and cultural industries and institutions by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts, MEAA says the arts and entertainment community is looking to government for fair and reasonable consideration of its predicament, where artistic endeavour is properly ...
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ABC independence must be preserved – MEAA

The independence of Australia’s national public broadcaster continues to be under threat and must be protected, the union for Australian journalists says. The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance condemns the extraordinary pressure applied by government staffers and Senators before an ABC Four Corners investigation, “Inside the Canberra Bubble” into the ...
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Senate media inquiry must consider multiple challenges facing the industry

A new Senate inquiry into Australia’s media is a welcome opportunity to address many of the issues confronting public interest journalism in this country ...
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All MEAA sections - Mark Phillips
Director Communications
All MEAA sections
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Communications Manager
MEAA Equity section
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