Standards on set: Too important to improv

October 25, 2018 #MEAAEquity

It’s time to renegotiate the Equity screen agreements.

Australia must not participate in Saudi conference – MEAA

October 19, 2018 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

MEAA has written to Foreign Minister Marise Payne and Trade Minister Simon Birmingham urging them to ensure Australia does not participate in a global investment conference in Riyadh in the wake of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. MEAA wrote:

Dear Ministers,

You would be aware that Saudi Arabia is hosting the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh next week. MEAA understands ...

On tender hooks

October 18, 2018 #MEAAEquity

The UK’s leading “intimacy coordinator”, Ita O’Brien, is on a mission to make sex scenes safer for actors.

Tasmanian Parliament’s new media rules are an “egregious attack”

October 18, 2018 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

MEAA has today written to the Speaker of Tasmania’s House of Assembly condemning her new media guidelines. MEAA wrote:

Dear Madam Speaker,

I write to express the great concern of the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the professional association for Australia’s journalists, over the new guidelines for journalists working at Tasmania’s Parliament issued by you.

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Equity urges action after disappointing Willy Wonka casting decision

October 16, 2018 #MEAAEquity

Equity is dismayed at a decision by the producers of the upcoming musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to cast an overseas performer in the lead role of Willy Wonka.