Media groups calls for reform to protect press freedom

August 2, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom

The Australia’s Right To Know media industry lobbying group, which includes MEAA, has recommended a complete review of laws that inhibit press freedom.

Know your rights: casual conversion

July 30, 2019 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA News

Under recent changes to workplace laws, all casual employees have an enforceable right to convert to permanent employment after a period of time if they wish to.

MEAA welcomes ACCC digital platforms report

July 26, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News Uncategorized

The final report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s digital platforms inquiry has laid out in stark terms the threat posed to public interest journalism by rise of Google, Facebook and other similar businesses, says the union for Australian journalists and media workers.

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) welcomes the ACCC’s comprehensive report and the recommendations it contains ...

MEAA writes to Premier Palaszscuk urging French TV crew charges be dropped

July 23, 2019 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News Uncategorized

UPDATE: On Thursday July 25, Queensland Police Service said they were dropping the trespass charges against the French TV crew.

MEAA has written to the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk urging she intervene to ensure the charges and bail conditions against a French TV crew be dropped. The crew were arrested yesterday while reporting on a protest at the ...

Spotlight on Tyron Butson

July 22, 2019 #MEAAMedia News
Tyron Butson is the digital editor for SBS News. He has been a MEAA member for his entire career and union delegate in several of the newsrooms he has worked on, and was recently elected to MEAA’s Federal Council as a Media section delegate from NSW.