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Five years is too long: Albanese government must call on the US to drop Assange charges

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance has written to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Foreign Minister Penny Wong urging them to publicly call upon the US government drop its charges against Julian Assange ...

Insecure work and poor pay forces musicians to hang up their instruments: new survey

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Half of Australia’s working musicians earned less than $6000 last year ...

Statement on censorship of ABC journalism in India

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MEAA and the MEAA ABC National House Committee is alarmed by efforts to suppress the work of ABC journalists in India ...

Dropping the charges the only clear path to freedom for Assange

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The United States government must drop its prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and bring its bid to extradite him to an end ...

Staff call for ABC Head of Content to stand down

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Editorial staff at the ABC have again registered a vote of no confidence in managing director David Anderson and senior managers over the broadcaster’s handling of complaints ...

MEAA submission to the review of national security legislation – March 2024

This is MEAA’s submission to the Indepndent National Security Legislation Monitor’s review of secrecy offences in part 5.6 of the Criminal Code 1995 ...

Government must act to force Meta to pay for journalism

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Meta’s announcement today that it will seek to avoid its obligations to pay Australian news outlets for their content is a damaging blow to the public’s right to be informed ...

Submission to the News Media Assistance Program consultation

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Public interest journalism is critical for a well-functioning democracy ...
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