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Cultural policy review must address poverty wages of arts workers

A new national cultural policy must aim to lift the wages of arts workers above poverty levels and reinvest in the sector after years of federal government neglect ...
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MEAA submission to the National Cultural Policy Review

MEAA strongly supports the development of a national cultural policy and endorses the five pillars ...
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Assange extradition a dangerous assault on international journalism

UPDATE, June 21: MEAA Media Federal President Karen Percy has written to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Foreign Minister Penny Wong urging them to press the United States to drop espionage charges against WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange. Read the letter here. The UK Government’s decision to uphold the application by ...
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Erin Madeley to be next MEAA Chief Executive

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Erin Madeley will succeed Paul Murphy as the Chief Executive of the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance ...
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Make It Australian – back on the agenda

Leading Australian actors, directors, writers, producers and crew joined together last night for the national re-launch of the Make it Australian campaign at the Sydney Film Festival Hub in Sydney Town Hall and online ...
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Kennedy Awards make right decision to cut ties with fake union

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance welcomes the decision of the Kennedy Awards not to proceed with a sponsorship arrangement with the ‘Journalists First Inc’ organisation ...
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MEAA has been proudly representing journalists for 112 years

MEAA is a democratic organisation controlled by its members through elections every two years ...
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MEAA House Committees’ statements in solidarity over the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) We, the ABC MEAA House Committee, stand in solidarity with our Palestinian colleagues and condemn the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Al Jazeera has stated the killing was committed by the Israeli Defence Forces. She was shot in the head while performing her ...
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