Live theatre and venues survey reveals individual vulnerability behind the scenes

November 15, 2018 #MEAAECS News

MEAA’s industry-wide survey has revealed the biggest issues affecting people who work behind the scenes or in front of house in live theatres and venues across Australia.

Campaign launched to save Sydney’s Theatre Royal

November 9, 2018 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity

A campaign featuring some of Sydney’s best-known actors and leading theatre producers has been launched to save Sydney’s historic Theatre Royal.

MEAA supports Ashleigh Raper

November 9, 2018 #MEAAMedia Featured News

MEAA supports Ashleigh Raper.

We acknowledge her courageous and thoughtful stance.

ACCC approval of Nine’s takeover of Fairfax a body blow to journalism

November 8, 2018 #FairGoFairfax #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Campaigns Featured News

Today’s decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to greenlight the takeover of Fairfax Media by Nine Entertainment Co. is a body-blow to media diversity, and the forerunner to future mega-deals that will reduce coverage of matters of public and national interest and do untold harm to media jobs.

Despite the ACCC’s tough talk about protecting competition and assuring the ...

The state of the screen sector

October 30, 2018 #MEAACrew #MEAAEquity

A report into the state of the Australian screen industry reveals some impressive topline results but beneath the surface there are still many areas in need of stronger government support.