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Sexual assault survivors in Victoria can now tell their stories

MEAA welcomes the Victorian Government’s amendments to the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act that will allow survivors of sexual assault to tell their stories ...
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Casting decision snubs local talent

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The decision to cast an international actor to play the lead in a new production of the musical Pippin is another snub of the enormous well of Australian theatrical talent ...
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Response to 2020-21 Budget Statement

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Responding to the 2020-21 Budget announced tonight by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, MEAA Chief Executive Paul Murphy said ...
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Government fails the content test in another blow for the screen industry

The failure of the federal government to introduce local content rules for streaming video services will hasten more screen industry job losses in the wake of COVID-19 ...
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Screen industry ready to play a role in economic recovery

Up to 15,000 jobs are at risk if the federal government adopts recommendations from commercial television lobbyists ...
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Statement by the Equity Diversity Committee on the Rob Guest Endowment

The following statement has been issued by the Equity Diversity Committee in response to the cancellation of the 2020 Rob Guest Endowment: ...
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Workers rally to save Opera Australia

Workers from Opera Australia will today stage a musical performance before calling on the Minister for the Arts, Paul Fletcher, to step in to save jobs from a company restructure forced upon it by COVID-19 ...
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Adelaide Review’s closure shows how local media is hurting – MEAA

MEAA, the union for Australia’s journalists, says the announcement that the Adelaide Review will close on October 2 indicates just how much local and community media outlets are hurting. The Review has announced that its 488th edition will be its last. MEAA’s South Australia and Northern Territory regional director Angelique ...
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