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.

Vale John McAuliffe

May 17, 2018 #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA News

John McAuliffe, a key figure in the unionisation of Australia’s orchestral musicians, has passed away in Sydney, aged 71.

MEAA says cuts to ABC “dangerous and irresponsible”

May 9, 2018 #HandsOffOurABC #MakeItAustralian #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Campaigns Featured MediaRoom News Other statements Releases

The Federal Budget’s cut of $127 million from the ABC represents a dangerous and irresponsible assault on public broadcasting in Australia, MEAA said.

There are grave implications for audiences seeking news and information, and these cuts only weaken public broadcasting at the very time when commercial broadcasting is struggling due to the challenges of digital disruption – particularly for audiences in ...

Australia criminalises journalism

May 3, 2018 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News
There’s almost universal acceptance of the maxim “Journalism is not a crime”. One exception is Australia’s parliament – it begs to differ.

Important changes on the agenda at National Stunt Meeting

April 18, 2018 #MEAAEquity

A national meeting will be held on Sunday May 2o (10am-12pm AEST) to discuss important changes to the grading process. All members of the stunt community are encouraged to attend.