Actors’ contracts: Warranties, Indemnities and Pre-Employment Declarations

May 27, 2019 #MEAAEquity News

MEAA Equity is concerned about the rise in non-standard language requiring actors to make or provide unreasonable warranties and indemnities, and the requirement for actors to make pre-employment declarations and disclosures – particularly in relation to television commercials and television programs.

Working together to win

May 22, 2019 #HandsOffOurABC #MakeItAustralian #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMusic #WithMEAA News

On Saturday, we were hoping to see a government elected that would make it easier for members to bargain collectively to improve their working lives, and that would have a vision for the future of our media, arts and entertainment industries.

Labor arts and culture policy meets with approval

May 13, 2019 #freethearts #MEAACrew #MEAAEquity News

MEAA has welcomed the release of comprehensive arts and cultural policies by Labor and by the Greens, and calls on the Coalition to also put forward a policy.

Labor pledges action on a Netflix quota

May 7, 2019 #HandsOffOurABC #MakeItAustralian #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity

At a special Make it Australian event in Sydney last week Shadow Minister for Communications, Michelle Rowland MP, pledged that if elected a Shorten Labor government would introduce local content requirements for Netflix and other streaming video on demand services.

Candidates urged to back local newspapers

May 6, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom News

MEAA is calling on federal election candidates in a swathe of rural and regional Australian seats to oppose any job losses or masthead closures that may result from last week’s sale of Australian Community Media’s 170 publications.