Annual leave for performers working in theatre

December 8, 2021 #MEAAEquity

Performers accrue four weeks of annual leave each year, starting from day one of their employment. Performers may apply for annual leave at any time, and an employer can only refuse a request if the refusal is reasonable.

Gold honours for SOMA stalwarts

November 29, 2021 #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA News

Two long-standing stalwarts of the Symphony Orchestra Musicians Association have been awarded Gold Honour Badges at MEAA’s Federal Council.

My MEAA story: Erin Delahunty

November 29, 2021 #MEAAMedia News
Erin Delahunty is a freelance journalist who was recently elected a Federal Vice-President of MEAA’s Media section. She lives and works in regional Victoria.

Growing up, I watched my father, a primary school teacher and principal, live union values, without big-noting himself as doing such.

He believed in fair and fought for it in and out of the workplace.

That meant it felt ...

Speech by Federal President Simon Collins to 2021 Federal Council meeting

November 24, 2021 MediaRoom News Speeches

When we all last met face-to-face in February 2020, it was to sign off on an ambitious strategy to grow our union’s membership, power and influence over the following four years.

Ready to deal with whatever challenges come our way

November 16, 2021 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA #WithMEAA News
MEAA has not allowed COVID to distract from the opportunities available to build a stronger and better union, says Federal President Simon Collins.