As many as 3,000 journalism jobs are estimated to have been lost in Australia this decade, the vast majority of which have come from newspaper newsrooms. The consequences for the information needs of the public are profound. But what of the lives and careers of those who left what were typically very stable careers?
Over the past four years, our ...
The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance has called on the government to
reconsider its proposed encryption legislation to address concerns about the
impact on journalists and their sources.
MEAA Chief Executive Paul Murphy said the bill should not be allowed to
proceed in its current form.
“This bill would grant access to the communications data of journalists without
any proper judicial oversight, and with no consideration ...
MEAA and other unions affiliated with the ACTU have raised concerns about the implementation of the My Health Record system.
Andrew Howard is Resident Sound Designer and Head of Audio at the State Theatre Company of South Australia. He talks about his career and why he’s a MEAA member.
How long have you been working in the industry and how did you get your start?
I started working in the theatre industry as a composer and sound designer in 2000 with experimental theatre ...
The process for nominating and appointing candidates to the ABC board needs a complete overhaul to ensure the board has appropriate levels of media experience and is protected from interference by lobby groups, says the union for ABC journalists around Australia.