Speech: Australia’s lawmakers ignore press freedom issues

April 29, 2017 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Events Featured MediaRoom News Speeches
The speech delivered by MEAA CEO Paul Murphy to the 2017 Press Freedom Australia Dinner in Sydney, April 28 2017.

AFP officer accesses journalist’s call metadata without a warrant

April 28, 2017 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

MEAA is appalled at the revelation an Australian Federal Police officer has been able to access a journalist’s telecommunications data without being granted the necessary Journalists Information Warrant.

Why I’m a MEAA member: Shona Treadgold

April 21, 2017 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

Shona Treadgold is a technical manager at Crown Perth Theatre she gives MEAA an insight into how the theatre runs from where she sits, some of her most treasured working moments and tips on how to make an impression at work.

Vote of no confidence in News Corp management

April 12, 2017 #MEAAMedia Featured News

This resolution was carried unanimously by News Corp editorial staff in Brisbane at a meeting today:

“This meeting of editorial employees in Brisbane moves a Vote of No Confidence in senior national News Corp management. 

Yesterday (April 11) staff were told there would be a restructure of the business, including photography and production, that would result in significant numbers of staff being made redundant. 

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Kalo Taxithi – charting the journey to cultural diversity

April 12, 2017 #MEAAEquity

An Australian play exploring the experience of female Greek immigrants has resonated with audiences of all backgrounds. MEAA Equity member Maria Mercedes, who plays one of the women, explains why she believes the work has universal appeal.