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MEAA outraged at Cairo court’s Al Jazeera verdict

Releases
The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, is appalled that once again an Egyptian court has found our colleagues Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed guilty of charges that have no basis ...
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MEAA condemns latest Fairfax cuts

Releases
The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, condemns the savage job cuts at the Newcastle Herald and its Hunter Valley operations announced by Fairfax Media today. The cuts will see a total of 46 jobs go across the region – with the ...
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Changing nature of work makes portable long service leave essential, says MEAA

Releases
With an increasing number of its members in transient, freelance or short-term employment, MEAA, the union for Australia’s creative professionals, is calling for reforms to make portable long service leave available to all workers ...
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Joint submission on publishing QLD proceedings

Submissions
Joint media organisations' submission to the Supreme Court of Queensland’s Electronic Publication of Court Proceedings Committee regarding the Electronic Publication of Court Proceedings Issues Paper.  ...
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MEAA establishes Australian Basketballers’ Association

Releases
The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) is thrilled to welcome aboard the Australian Basketballers’ Association (ABA) as a new body to represent the country’s top men and women basketballers ...
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Entertainment workers’ union says cuts to weekend pay are not on

Releases
Workers in the entertainment and arts industries who work on weekends face substantial cuts to their pay under recommendations from the Productivity Commission’s review into the workplace system, says their union, the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance ...
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Stunt performer Grant Page to be honoured with Equity Lifetime Achievement Award

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Legendary Australian stunt performer Grant Page is the recipient of the 2015 Equity Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Foxtel ...
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Full impact of arts cuts revealed

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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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All MEAA sections - Mark Phillips
Director Communications
All MEAA sections
mark.phillips@meaa.org
03 9691 7105/0422 009 011
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
lizzie.franks@meaa.org
02 9333 0961