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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 ...

Global journalist unions call for US government to free Assange

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On the eve of a crucial court hearing in London, journalist unions around the world have joined forces to call for the United States to drop espionage charges against Julian Assange ...

SOMA statement on MYO funding cuts

The union for Australia’s professional orchestral musicians calls on the Victorian Government to urgently restore funding to Melbourne Youth Orchestras (MYO), one of Australia’s most important youth arts organisations. MYO is an essential training pathway for aspiring Victorian musicians to gain the skills and experience required to join professional orchestras ...

Charges against Assange must be dropped

The United States Government should respect Australia’s wishes and drop the charges against Julian Assange before a court hearing begins next week, says Assange’s union ...
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