Equity member Pearl Tan is among the Australian Financial Review/Westpac’s 100 Women of Influence in 2016. Pearl is a founding member and co-chair of the Equity Diversity Committee. She is a also a member of the National Performers’ Committee. We talk to Pearl about her passion a more inclusive industry, where it came from and what’s she doing about it.
The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, is concerned at a government proposal to amend the Privacy Act that would make it an offence to “re-identify” government data sets.
MEAA believes such a move would undermine legitimate research, scrutiny and security testing of anonymised data.
MEAA CEO Paul Murphy said: “Journalists should be able ...
MEAA members wrap up negotiations by voting for their new EBA as well as protecting their working conditions during the closure of the Joan Sutherland Theatre.
MEAA has written to the Turkish ambassador about the country’s media crackdown as the case involving Ayse Celik begins.