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MEAA Member Central Holiday Hours

December 15, 2021 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia

MEAA Member Central will be open the following hours (AEDT) during the holiday period. Contact 1300 65 65 13.

My MEAA story: Jennifer Bichard

December 14, 2021 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS News
Jennifer Bichard is a unit nurse and safety supervisor who recently retired after more than three decades in the screen industry. She has been active in MEAA throughout that time especially on workplace health and safety issues.

I’ve just completed 22 weeks on my final international TV series The Tourist and have announced my retirement after 35 years in the film ...

Annual leave for performers working in theatre

December 8, 2021 #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.

Gold honours for SOMA stalwarts

November 29, 2021 #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA News

Two long-standing stalwarts of the Symphony Orchestra Musicians Association have been awarded Gold Honour Badges at MEAA’s Federal Council.

My MEAA story: Erin Delahunty

November 29, 2021 #MEAAMedia News
Erin Delahunty is a freelance journalist who was recently elected a Federal Vice-President of MEAA’s Media section. She lives and works in regional Victoria.

Growing up, I watched my father, a primary school teacher and principal, live union values, without big-noting himself as doing such.

He believed in fair and fought for it in and out of the workplace.

That meant it felt ...