Reporting protests and accrediting MEAA Media members

June 1, 2021 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

MEAA and Victoria Police have had positive discussions following concerns raised by the union about new media accreditation requirements at public protests and rallies.

World Press Freedom Day 2021: hostility towards journalists is on the rise

May 3, 2021 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

Journalists are fearful that increased harassment, abuse and violence directed towards them during the Covid-19 pandemic could become the new normal, says the union for Australian media workers.

Meet Australia’s first female stunt coordinators

April 14, 2021 #MEAAEquity

MEAA members Philli Anderson and Chelsea Bruland have decades of impressive experience in the stunt industry and a genuine commitment to maintaining and improving safety in our industry.

Screen creatives visit Canberra to call for action on local content

March 17, 2021 #MakeItAustralian #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity

Leading Australian actors, crew, writers and producers are in Canberra this week in a united push to convince Parliament to introduce local content requirements for booming digital viewing platforms and make other necessary reforms to ensure a bright future for Australian screen stories.

The screen industry delegation includes Australian actors Simon Baker, Bryan Brown, Marta Dusseldorp and Justine Clarke, MEAA Crew ...

Facebook move reinforces need for a News Media Bargaining Code

February 18, 2021 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom #pressfreedom Campaigns Featured News

Facebook’s ham-fisted handling of its news sharing ban in Australia – which initially blocked crucial community information and health and government information sites – has revealed the real dangers of an organisation that abuses its dominant position and thumbs its nose at rules and regulations.