Axing of Arts Department a fresh blow for struggling sector

December 6, 2019 #freethearts #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA News

The Morrison Government’s decision to axe the Department of the Arts sets a new low in its treatment of the arts sector.

MEAA says the decision, which was made without any outside consultation, sends a message to the entire arts sector that is not valued by this government, despite contributing many billions of dollars to the economy and employing tens of ...

MEAA win brings digital journalists into the Award

November 21, 2019 #MEAAMedia Featured News

Journalists employed by digital publications will be entitled to penalty rates, overtime and other key conditions after a Fair Work Commission ruling that they should have access to the same protections and rights as print journalists.

MEAA urges Saudi journalists be granted asylum

November 18, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News Uncategorized

MEAA is urging the intervention of Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton in the immigration of two Saudi Arabian journalists who are seeking asylum.

Chief Executive’s Report for 2018-19

November 12, 2019 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA #MEAASport News
A message to all members from Chief Executive Paul Murphy from MEAA’s 2018-19 Annual Report.

Journalist refused visa to speak on press freedom

October 23, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

MEAA has urged Australian immigration authorities to reverse a decision to deny a visa to a prominent Cameroonian journalist who is due to speak on freedom of expression issues this Friday.