A tireless campaigner for safety on set

December 4, 2017 #MEAAECS News
For almost three decades, Julie Deakins has fought to improve safety in the screen industry. For her efforts, she is to be awarded a MEAA Gold Honour Badge.

HuffPost closure ‘disrespectful’ to staff

December 1, 2017 #MEAAMedia News

MEAA met yesterday with editorial staff from HuffPost Australia following Wednesday’s decision by the publisher and Fairfax Media to pull the pin on their two-year-old joint venture.

Continuing on the path of progress

November 29, 2017 #MEAACrew #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA News
A message to all members from Chief Executive Paul Murphy from MEAA’s 2016-17 Annual Report.

MEAA formally complains about treatment of Manus journalist

November 24, 2017 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

MEAA has written to the PNG and Australian prime ministers to formally complain about the singling out and specific targeting of journalist Behrouz Boochani.

Boochani arrest is an attack on press freedom

November 23, 2017 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

MEAA stands in solidarity with Iranian-Kurdish journalist and regular contributor to Australian publications, Behrouz Boochani, who has reportedly been arrested today on Manus Island.

MEAA Chief Executive Paul Murphy said Boochani appeared to have been deliberately targeted by Papua New Guinea police in today’s crackdown because of his high-profile as a journalist reporting from inside the detention centre.

“Behrouz has been one ...