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.

MEAA welcomes ACCC digital platforms report

July 26, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News Uncategorized

The final report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s digital platforms inquiry has laid out in stark terms the threat posed to public interest journalism by rise of Google, Facebook and other similar businesses, says the union for Australian journalists and media workers.

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) welcomes the ACCC’s comprehensive report and the recommendations it contains ...

MEAA writes to Premier Palaszscuk urging French TV crew charges be dropped

July 23, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News Uncategorized

UPDATE: On Thursday July 25, Queensland Police Service said they were dropping the trespass charges against the French TV crew.

MEAA has written to the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk urging she intervene to ensure the charges and bail conditions against a French TV crew be dropped. The crew were arrested yesterday while reporting on a protest at the ...