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Joint submission on Freedoms

Submissions
Joint media organisations' submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) Issues Paper: Traditional rights and Freedoms – Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws.  ...
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Actors take the fight for the future of the Australian film and TV to Canberra

Releases
Today actors Susie Porter, Geoff Morrell and John Howard met with key senators to campaign against an Abbott Government proposal to cut requirements for taxpayer-funded productions to employ Australian actors and crew ...
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Joint follow-up on Data Retention

Submissions
Joint media organisations' follow-up submission on concerns surrounding the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014.  ...
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MEAA letter to UN FoE rapporteur

Submissions
MEAA letter to David Kaye, United Nations Special Rapporteur for the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, on the threats to press freedom in Australia arising from government legislation ...
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MEAA condemns the ongoing detention of journalists in Egypt

Releases
The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the trade union and professional association for media workers in Australia, joins the global condemnation over the ongoing detention of our colleagues Peter Greste, Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, who have been arbitrarily imprisoned by Egyptian authorities since December 29 ...
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MEAA letter to AFP on Mullah Krekar

Submissions
MEAA letter to Justice Minister Michael Keenan and AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin regarding Mullah Krekar and the murder of Paul Moran ...
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MEAA letter on NSW LegCo inquiry

Submissions
MEAA letter to the NSW Legislative Council Select Committee investigation into the conduct and progress of the Ombudsman’s inquiry “Operation Prospect”.  ...
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MEAA submission on INSLM resourcing

Submissions
MEAA submission to the Senate Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee inquiry into the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (Improved Oversight and Resourcing) Bill 2014.  ...
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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
mike.dobbie@meaa.org
03 9691 7101
MEAA Equity section - Lizzie Franks
Communications Manager
MEAA Equity section
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