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.

The healing power of music

August 12, 2019 #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA News
American orchestral musician and arts advocate Bruce Ridge gave the keynote address at the recent conference of the Symphony Orchestra Musicians Association in Sydney.

Spotlight on Imogen Titmarsh

August 8, 2019 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS News
Imogen Titmarsh is a freelance lighting technician based in Melbourne. She was recently elected as an Entertainment Crew & Sport delegate to the MEAA Federal Council.

How long have you been working in the industry and how did you get your start?

I have been working as an technician for eight years. I got my start in Brisbane working on several festivals ...

Media groups calls for reform to protect press freedom

August 2, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom

The Australia’s Right To Know media industry lobbying group, which includes MEAA, has recommended a complete review of laws that inhibit press freedom.

Know your rights: casual conversion

July 30, 2019 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA News

Under recent changes to workplace laws, all casual employees have an enforceable right to convert to permanent employment after a period of time if they wish to.