My MEAA story: Sophie Parker

December 8, 2022 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS News
A theatre service technician and freelance lighting designer, Sophie Parker was part of the delegates group that negotiated a new two-year collective agreement at the Sydney Opera House this year.

I found a love for theatre in high school that got me through some rough times. After graduating, I did some training, started working as a lighting technician, and never ...

My MEAA story: Aarti Betigeri

November 30, 2022 #MEAAMedia
Aarti Betigeri is a freelance journalist and media adviser.

Make it Australian makes a splash in Canberra

November 24, 2022 #MakeItAustralian #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity

A Make It Australian delegation of actors, crew, writers, directors and producers delivered a direct message to politicians in Canberra this week: our screen industry needs urgent action to ensure streaming platforms like Netflix and Disney+ make an ongoing contribution to telling Australian stories.

MEAA members in the thick of it at global union congress

November 22, 2022

MEAA members were crucial to the success of the International Trade Union Confederation World Congress held in Melbourne from November 17 to 22.

Almost 1000 delegates from over 120 countries representing over 200 democratic workers’ organisations took part in five days of debate and discussion at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre to shape the next four years ...

Our job is to keep up the pressure

November 17, 2022
There may be a new government in Canberra, but the role of MEAA as the leading advocate for media, entertainment and arts workers has not changed,  says Federal President Simon Collins.