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Controversial visas sought for foreign workers at Cricket World Cup

Releases
The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) is concerned that the company contracted to broadcast the Cricket World Cup may be attempting to breach Australia’s tough migration regulations ...
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MEAA on Tasmanian defamation proposal

Submissions
MEAA letter to Tasmanian Attorney-General Dr Vanessa Goodwin on proposed changes to Tasmania's defamation laws.  ...
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Ampatuan Massacre Five Years On

Reports
The November 23, 2009 massacre saw 32 journalists murdered in the largest single atrocity committed against the profession. In 2014, a joint IFJ/NUJP/MEAA mission examined why the Philippines' culture of impunity continues to deny justice to victims of the targeted killings of journalists, and why so many suspects in the Ampatuan case are still at large.  ...
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Joint submission on Data Retention

Submissions
Joint media organisations' submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security regarding the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Bill 2014.  ...
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MEAA submission on Data Retention

Submissions
MEAA's submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security inquiry into the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014.   ...
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MEAA campaigns to defend opportunities for local talent

Releases
MEAA will campaign vigorously to protect opportunities for local actors and crew during the Federal Government’s review of the regulations governing the importation of foreign artists ...
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Joint submission on NSW FoI

Submissions
Joint media organisations' submission to the review of the the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 ...
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Industrial Umpire Decides AFL Media employees can collectively bargain

Releases
AFL Media journalists have won the right to collectively bargain with the AFL after the Fair Work Commission ruled that a majority of employees were in favour of collective negotiations to set their working conditions ...
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