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Joint letter to SA A-G on Devices Bill

Submissions
Joint letter to South Australian Attorney-General John Rau on the Surveillance Devices Bill 2014 ...
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Actors fight piracy in the capital

Releases
Australian actors have gathered in Canberra to press home concerns about the devastating impact piracy is having on the Australian film and TV industry ...
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Australian actors respond to budget

Releases
Actors Equity is relieved that the most extreme recommendations of the audit commission report – notably the proposal to halve Screen Australia’s funding and merge it with the Australia Council – have not been picked up in the federal government’s Budget ...
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Funding cuts attack future of gaming in Australia

Releases
MEAA is disappointed by the Federal Government’s decision pull all funding from the Australian Interactive Games Fund (AIGF) ...
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Neighbours crew industrial campaign to commence

Releases
Crew working on Australia’s iconic TV series, Neighbours, will take their first industrial action on Friday as part of their campaign for a collective agreement ...
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Press Freedom Report 2014

Reports
Secrecy and Surveillance - the 2014 report into the state of Press Freedom in Australia reveals insidious methods are being used deny journalists access to information, sources are being targeted through court subpoenas, metadata surveillance threatens public interest journalism ...
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Neighbours crew vote to take industrial action

Releases
Crew working on long running Australian television series Neighbours have voted to take industrial action for the first time in 25 years ...
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Equity disturbed by recommended cuts to Screen Australia

Releases
Equity is disturbed by the Commission of Audit’s recommendation that Screen Australia be merged with the Australia Council and have its funding halved. The report recommends that Screen Australia’s reduced funding be focussed on areas of Australian content, including “those with an historical perspective that might not otherwise be funded” ...
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All MEAA sections - Mark Phillips
Director Communications
All MEAA sections
mark.phillips@meaa.org
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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

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