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MEAA Annual Report 2014

Reports
Built on integrity and powered by creativity, MEAA is the largest and most established union and industry advocate for Australia’s creative professionals. Building from a proud heritage, MEAA is focused on the future as a thought leader and driver of change. A strong and passionate advocate for its members, MEAA ...
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MEAA says national security law an outrageous attack on press freedom in Australia

Releases
The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, has described the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill No 1 which been passed by the parliament an outrageous attack on press freedom in Australia. MEAA federal secretary Christopher Warren said: “This Bill has been rushed ...
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MEAA condemns East Timor’s attack on press freedom

Releases
MEAA, the trade union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, condemns the East Timor government’s proposed new media law that will have a chilling effect on press freedom across the country. Elements of the law have been found to be unconstitutional ...
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Lewis Review to propose a doubling of cuts to ABC

Releases
MEAA, the union and professional association for Australia’s journalists, is shocked by reports that the cuts proposed for the ABC’s budget may be more than double what was initially proposed ...
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MEAA submission on National Security amendments

Submissions
MEAA submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security inquiry into the National Security Law Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014.  ...
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Joint submission on National Security amendments

Submissions
Joint media organisations' submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security inquiry into the National Security Law Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014 ...
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AFL’s “disappointing” response to EBA for media staff

Releases
The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) today confirmed that editorial staff members employed by AFL Media have asked their union to negotiate a collective agreement on their behalf ...
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NZ performers welcome Labour Party proposal to restore fairness and certainty for NZ workers

Releases
Equity New Zealand today welcomed the announcement by the Labour Party that if elected, it would restore the right of film and television workers to collective bargaining ...
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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