Support floods in for AAP journos after job cuts announced

June 7, 2018 #MEAAMedia Featured News

There has been strong support for AAP journalists after the company announced it would be making up to 15% of its workforce redundant. 

Proposed Changes to MEAA’s Rules

May 30, 2018 News

MEAA Federal Councillors have approved a range of alterations to the union’s rules.

Closing the super gap

May 28, 2018 #MEAAMedia #womeninmedia Featured News

After years of campaigning by MEAA members, Fairfax Media has agreed to extend superannuation to employees on parental leave in a decision which will have far-reaching implications for the whole media industry.

Annual leave for performers working in theatre

May 28, 2018 #MEAAEquity

Performers accrue four weeks of annual leave each year, starting from day one of their employment. Performers may apply for annual leave at any time, and an employer can only refuse a request if the refusal is reasonable.

Vale John McAuliffe

May 17, 2018 #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA News

John McAuliffe, a key figure in the unionisation of Australia’s orchestral musicians, has passed away in Sydney, aged 71.