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Make It Australian – back on the agenda

Leading Australian actors, directors, writers, producers and crew joined together last night for the national re-launch of the Make it Australian campaign at the Sydney Film Festival Hub in Sydney Town Hall and online ...
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Kennedy Awards make right decision to cut ties with fake union

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance welcomes the decision of the Kennedy Awards not to proceed with a sponsorship arrangement with the ‘Journalists First Inc’ organisation ...
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MEAA has been proudly representing journalists for 112 years

MEAA is a democratic organisation controlled by its members through elections every two years ...
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MEAA House Committees’ statements in solidarity over the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) We, the ABC MEAA House Committee, stand in solidarity with our Palestinian colleagues and condemn the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Al Jazeera has stated the killing was committed by the Israeli Defence Forces. She was shot in the head while performing her ...
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MEAA correspondence over the killing of journalist and US citizen Shireen Abu Akleh

Correspondence regarding the killing of journalist and US citizen Shireen Abu Akleh who was fatally wounded while reporting in the West Bank for Al Jazeera Arabic. MEAA extends its condolences to her family and work colleagues and has written to the Israeli Ambassador condemning the targeting of journalists and demanding ...
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MEAA’s submission to the Review of the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code

MEAA acknowledges the injection of funds that have flowed into the Australian media sector since the Code’s commencement in 2021 ...
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TRUTH versus DISINFORMATION — The Challenge for Public Interest Journalism: The MEAA report into the state of press freedom in Australia in 2022

TRUTH versus DISINFORMATION — The Challenge for Public Interest Journalism is MEAA’s annual report into the state of press freedom in Australia in 2022 ...
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World Press Freedom Day 2022: government must show its commitment through action, not just words

The next Australian government must recommit to press freedom by putting in place overdue reforms to support public interest journalism ...
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All MEAA sections - Mark Phillips
Director Communications
All MEAA sections
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MEAA Media (journalist members') section - Mike Dobbie
Communications Manager
MEAA Media (journalist members') section
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MEAA Equity section - Lizzie Franks
Communications Manager
MEAA Equity section
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