Screen creatives on both sides of camera call for action on local content

September 17, 2019 #MakeItAustralian #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity Featured News

Leading Australian actors, directors, crew, writers and producers are in Canberra today and tomorrow in a united push to convince Parliament to introduce local content requirements for booming digital viewing platforms.

Assange case “sets terrifying precedent”, says lawyer

September 10, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News
During a recent visit to Australia, Jennifer Robinson, legal adviser to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, sat down with MEAA to explain the implications for all journalists of the US government indictment against Assange, and why it is important for MEAA members to campaign against his extradition on press freedom grounds.

Beth needs your support

September 6, 2019 #MEAAMedia News

MEAA Media member Beth Patch has been named the Victorian Trades Hall Council’s union delegate of the year.

Intimacy Guidelines in the works

August 21, 2019 #MEAAEquity Uncategorized

Currently there are no industry-wide guidelines for scenes that involve nudity, semi nudity, intimacy, simulated sexual activity and sexual violence. It’s time for that to change.

Laws need reform to ensure press freedom

August 13, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News Uncategorized

MEAA chief executive Paul Murphy has told a Parliamentary inquiry that there is an urgent need to overhaul Australia’s laws in order to promote press freedom.