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Creative Workplaces will help to deliver safe and fair jobs in the arts and entertainment sectors

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment to safer and fairer workplaces across all art forms with the establishment of the new Creative Workplaces organisation ...

MEAA submission on safe and responsible AI in Australia

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The rapid advancement and distribution of AI – in particular, generative AI – holds remarkable promise for societies, businesses and individuals, but also poses unique threats to our members’ work, income, rights and creative agency, and to the continuation of Australian voices in a sustainable media and entertainment industry ...

Dancers vote no to pay cut at The Australian Ballet

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Dancers at The Australian Ballet have overwhelmingly rejected a management offer that would have seen their pay fall behind the cost of living ...

Australian actors and crew in solidarity with US strike

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The union for Australian screen crew and performers fully supports Hollywood actors and screenwriters and in their industrial action for better work contracts ...

Ballet dancers to delay performance in campaign to protect their future pay

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The Australian Ballet’s performance of Identity at the State Theatre in Melbourne on Friday night is set to be delayed as dancers take industrial action for the first time in more than two decades ...

ABC arts cuts disrespectful to arts workers and audiences

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The axing of the ABC’s dedicated arts reporting team is a serious blow to informed coverage of Australia’s cultural sector ...

ABC job cuts won’t serve audiences or future-proof the public broadcaster

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Dozens of job cuts announced today will leave gaping holes in the ABC’s journalism around Australia ...

Australian Ballet dancers take industrial action in ongoing pay dispute

For the first time in more than a decade, dancers at Australia’s premiere national dance company, the Australian Ballet, are taking protected industrial action in a bid to ensure future pay is not eroded by rising living costs ...
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