A proud history at the forefront of Australian journalism

December 8, 2017 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom #walkleys Featured News


The MEAA Media section has a century of experience campaigning on behalf of the profession, making it one of the oldest media unions in the world.

MEAA Media is the name for the media workers section of MEAA. The section traces its history from 1910 with the foundation of the Australian Journalists’ Association which was formed at a meeting of journalists ...

A tireless campaigner for safety on set

December 4, 2017 #MEAAECS News
For almost three decades, Julie Deakins has fought to improve safety in the screen industry. For her efforts, she is to be awarded a MEAA Gold Honour Badge.

HuffPost closure ‘disrespectful’ to staff

December 1, 2017 #MEAAMedia News

MEAA met yesterday with editorial staff from HuffPost Australia following Wednesday’s decision by the publisher and Fairfax Media to pull the pin on their two-year-old joint venture.

Continuing on the path of progress

November 29, 2017 #MEAACrew #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA News
A message to all members from Chief Executive Paul Murphy from MEAA’s 2016-17 Annual Report.

MEAA formally complains about treatment of Manus journalist

November 24, 2017 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

MEAA has written to the PNG and Australian prime ministers to formally complain about the singling out and specific targeting of journalist Behrouz Boochani.