MEAA urges Nauru to issue ABC with visa

July 3, 2018 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

MEAA condemns the decision of the Nauruan Government to refuse to issue a visa to Australian Broadcasting Corporation staff to report on the Pacific Islands Forum in September.

MEAA Media section president Marcus Strom said: “Politicians, wherever they are, must accept the role of the media to report and scrutinise those in power. The Forum is a crucial gathering. It comes ...

Threats to journalists on the rise

June 29, 2018 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

The sickening news of five deaths in a targeted attack on the Capital Gazette newspaper group highlights the growing threats to journalists.

Before today’s incident, at least 43 journalists have been killed in targeted killings or cross-fire incidents around the world this year.

Police have confirmed the suspect in this latest incident intended to target the Capital Gazette group and had previously ...

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.