Screen crew speak up for a higher location offset

April 10, 2018 #MakeItAustralian #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity Campaigns

For the past month, MEAA has been encouraging screen crew members to contact their local MPs and Senators to call for the offshore film and TV production incentive – the location offset – to be lifted from 16.5% to 30%.

Superannuation for freelancers

March 28, 2018 #Freelance #MEAAMedia Featured News

MEAA has prepared this guide about how superannuation works if you are a freelancer.

Big names call for action to protect Australia’s screen culture

March 27, 2018 #MakeItAustralian #MEAACrew #MEAAEquity

Dozens of Australia’s best-known and most successful actors, directors, screenwriters, producers and production crew — including 15 Oscar winners — have penned an open letter calling on the nation’s parliamentarians to protect the local screen industry and to act now to ensure it thrives into the future.

Momentum building for cultural change in live theatre

March 20, 2018 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity News

About 50 representatives of major, medium and small theatre companies, performers, crew and other industry stakeholders came together in Melbourne last weekend for an unprecedented forum dedicated to addressing harassment, discrimination and bullying in Australian theatres.

Spotlight on independent theatre

March 14, 2018 #MEAAEquity

Following more than a year of consultation with indy theatre actors and producers, the Equity Independent Theatre Committee (ITC) has finalised the sector’s first-ever best practice guide.