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News Organisations Safety Self-Assessment

Produced by the International News Safety Institute and endorsed by the global journalists union — the International Federation of Journalists (MEAA is an affililiate member) — the News Organisations Safety Self-Assessment provides a tool for news outlets to review and improve safety practices and protocols that affect the newsroom and ...
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MEAA submission to the INSLM review of the Encryption amendments to the TOLA Act

MEAA's submission to the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor's review of the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 - submitted September 13 2019. "MEAA is gravely concerned that the enacted legislation is neither reasonable nor proportionate. The Act as it stands carries too few safeguards and ...
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Senator Patrick Dodson inaugural address at the launch of the National Aboriginal Press Club

This inaugural address by Senator Patrick Dodson was made on the occasion of the launch event for the National Aboriginal Press Club, at Old Parliament House in Canberr,a on Wednesday September 18. MEAA supports the launch of the National Aboriginal Press Club. The address has been made available with the ...
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Screen creatives on both sides of camera call for action on local content

Leading Australian actors, directors, crew, writers and producers are in Canberra today and tomorrow in a united push to convince Parliament to introduce local content requirements for booming digital viewing platforms ...
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Australia’s Right To Know submission to the Senate inquiry into press freedom

Australia’s Right To Know coalition of media organisations (of which MEAA is a member) has made a joint submission to the Senate Environment and Communications Committee inquiry into press freedom. “As the Committee is aware, ARTK has also made a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security ...
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Nine’s journalists concerned at Liberal fundraiser

Nine Entertainment Co’s print journalists are concerned about the impact on their newspapers’ Charter of Editorial Independence following reports that Nine hosted a Liberal Party fundraiser last night ...
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ARTK letter to the SA Attorney-General re removal of publication restrictions pertaining to sexual offence cases

The Australia’s Right to Know coalition of media organisations (of which MEAA is a member) letter to the South Australian Attorney-General regarding the removal of the automatic publication restrictions pertaining to sexual offence cases currently prescribed by section 71A of the Evidence Act 1929 (SA) ...
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ARTK letter to the Attorney-General re defamation issues

The Australia’s Right to Know coalition of media organisations (of which MEAA is a member) letter to the Commonwealth Attorney-General regarding defamation law issues that arise specifically within the Federal jurisdiction ...
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