‘Brownie’ fears for industry’s survival without government support

December 14, 2017 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS News
Screen industry legend Ray Brown — recently honoured with a MEAA lifetime membership — talks about his career and the role that the union has played in his life.

Jenny finds her niche in the editing suite

December 11, 2017 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS News
As well as one of the best sound editors in Australia, Jenny Ward has been a long-term advocate for her union and her industry, for which she is to be awarded a MEAA Gold Honour Badge.

A proud history at the forefront of Australian journalism

December 8, 2017 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom #walkleys Featured News

The federal council of the Australian Journalists Association gathers in Melbourne for its inaugural conference, March 1911.

The MEAA Media section has a century of experience campaigning on behalf of the profession, making it one of the oldest media unions in the world.

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.