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Full impact of arts cuts revealed

Releases
The full impact of cuts to arts funding by the federal government was revealed yesterday with the release of a revised grants structure by the Australia Council, says the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance, the union and industry advocate for Australia’s creative professionals ...
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MCEC workers call on ALP members’ support

Releases
Staff at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), the venue holding the ALP annual conference, are calling on support from the Labor Party in their fight for better pay and working conditions ...
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Joint briefing on updating NSW defamation

Submissions
Joint media organisations' briefing note on the need to update NSW Defamation Act in the lead-up to the 10th anniversary of the uniform national defamation law regime.  ...
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MEAA submission on VIC creative industries

Submissions
MEAA submission to Submission to Creative Victoria’s Creative Industries Strategy discussion paper.  ...
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Joint submission on Citizenship Bill

Submissions
Joint media organisations' submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (the Committee) regarding the impact on news gathering and reporting by the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015.  ...
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MEAA submission on Arts budget cuts

Submissions
MEAA submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee inquiry into the Impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget decisions on the Arts.  ...
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MEAA submission on identifying company directors

Submissions
MEAA submission to the Productivity Commission inquiry into barriers to setting up, transferring and closing a business and identify options for reducing barriers where appropriate - in response to a proposal regarding identifying company directors.  ...
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Joint answer to INSLM s35P questions

Submissions
Joint Media Organisations' responses to questions taken on notice at the public hearing into the impact on journalists in the operation of section 35P of the Australian Security and Intelligence Organisation Act (ASIO Act).  ...
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