SOMA statement on MYO funding cuts

February 15, 2024 #MEAASOMA Other statements


Statement on the defunding of Melbourne Youth Orchestras

The union for Australia’s professional orchestral musicians calls on the Victorian Government to urgently restore funding to Melbourne Youth Orchestras (MYO), one of Australia’s most important youth arts organisations. MYO is an essential training pathway for aspiring Victorian musicians to gain the skills and experience required to join professional orchestras ...

Closing Loopholes Bill passes through the Senate

February 9, 2024 News

MEAA welcomes the passage this week of groundbreaking workplace legislation that will provide a pathway for long-term casuals to become permanent employees and provide world-first minimum standards for gig economy workers.

A new right for workers to disconnect outside of normal working hours is also a step in the right direction.

The Closing Loopholes No. 2 Bill passed by the Senate on ...

Media Super: Our commitment to responsible investing

February 1, 2024 News

We believe well-governed companies that manage material* Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks and opportunities in their operations and supply chains, such as those that impact employees, suppliers, customers, communities and the environment, will protect assets and grow our members retirement savings over the long term.

That’s why we take a ‘whole of fund’ approach, incorporating ESG risks and opportunities across ...

MEAA 2024 elections

January 23, 2024 News

Ballot papers and candidate information for contested elections for union positions are being posted to MEAA members in the week beginning January 22.

MEAA elections are required every two years and are the key means by which members exercise their democratic control of the union.

Voting closes on Monday, February 19.

You are strongly encouraged to post your ballot well before that date ...

Advice to members re: Connect Talent Management

December 21, 2023 #MEAAEquity News

On December 8, MEAA received written advice from Connect Talent Management that it is ceasing trading – and that clients would be encouraged to move to a new agency in the new year.