MEAA joins media organisations in campaign for the public’s right to know

October 21, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

MEAA has joined with publishers, broadcasters and other media organisations in an unprecedented united campaign for reforms to protect media freedom, whistleblowers and the public’s right to know.

MEAA strengthens global links with crew and entertainment workers

October 18, 2019 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS News

MEAA is strengthening its links with unions representing crew and entertainment workers around the world this week as ECS president Fiona Donovan represents Australian members at the global UNI MEI conference in Madrid.

More than $1 million recovered for members in 2018-19

October 10, 2019 #Freelance #MEAACrew #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA News

MEAA’s National Industrial Team recovered more than $1 million for members members in the last financial year.

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.