Working together to win

May 22, 2019 #HandsOffOurABC #MakeItAustralian #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMusic #WithMEAA News

On Saturday, we were hoping to see a government elected that would make it easier for members to bargain collectively to improve their working lives, and that would have a vision for the future of our media, arts and entertainment industries.

Labor arts and culture policy meets with approval

May 13, 2019 #freethearts #MEAACrew #MEAAEquity News

MEAA has welcomed the release of comprehensive arts and cultural policies by Labor and by the Greens, and calls on the Coalition to also put forward a policy.

Labor pledges action on a Netflix quota

May 7, 2019 #HandsOffOurABC #MakeItAustralian #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity

At a special Make it Australian event in Sydney last week Shadow Minister for Communications, Michelle Rowland MP, pledged that if elected a Shorten Labor government would introduce local content requirements for Netflix and other streaming video on demand services.

Candidates urged to back local newspapers

May 6, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom News

MEAA is calling on federal election candidates in a swathe of rural and regional Australian seats to oppose any job losses or masthead closures that may result from last week’s sale of Australian Community Media’s 170 publications.

The public’s right to know

May 3, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News
The foreword to the MEAA report into the state of press freedom in Australia in 2019