Journalists cannot and will not reveal their sources

December 12, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

A current defamation claim in the Federal Court is seeking to compel two senior investigative journalists to reveal their confidential sources.

Health and safety alert: Working in hazardous air quality conditions

December 10, 2019 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #WithMEAA Health and safety

Due to bush fires, the air quality index is rated hazardous in all but three regions in NSW. In parts of Sydney, air pollution is more than five times the amount considered hazardous.

Axing of Arts Department a fresh blow for struggling sector

December 6, 2019 #freethearts #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA News

The Morrison Government’s decision to axe the Department of the Arts sets a new low in its treatment of the arts sector.

MEAA says the decision, which was made without any outside consultation, sends a message to the entire arts sector that is not valued by this government, despite contributing many billions of dollars to the economy and employing tens of ...

MEAA win brings digital journalists into the Award

November 21, 2019 #MEAAMedia Featured News

Journalists employed by digital publications will be entitled to penalty rates, overtime and other key conditions after a Fair Work Commission ruling that they should have access to the same protections and rights as print journalists.

MEAA urges Saudi journalists be granted asylum

November 18, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News Uncategorized

MEAA is urging the intervention of Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton in the immigration of two Saudi Arabian journalists who are seeking asylum.