Vale Dixon “Dick” Falconer 1928-2016

August 30, 2016

Dixon (Dick) Falconer, journalist, died in Brisbane, Australia on 26 May 2016. He was 87.

Spotlight on Sean Mulcahy

August 30, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

Sean Mulcahy works in merchandise for Melbourne and Olympic Parks. Sean chats to MEAA about his role, what it’s like working with the concert-goers and tennis fans, as well as naming achievements as a MEAA delegate as a career high. 


Casual service may count towards redundancy payouts – FWC

August 30, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA #MEAASport News

Following a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission, employers must now count periods of regular and systematic casual employment when calculating redundancy payments for permanent employees.

Spotlight on Sophie Bruhn

August 29, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

Sophie Bruhn has been working at Wallis Cinemas since she finished school as a casual. Also a freelance theatre producer, Sophie speaks to MEAA about her love of the industry, the freedom, flexibility and highlights of her role at Wallis, and how being a MEAA member makes her feel connected to the community. 

Statement from MEAA

August 26, 2016 #MEAAMedia #walkleys MediaRoom News Other statements

The account of people associated with MEAA offering cocaine at the Walkley Awards last year is disturbing and distressing.

MEAA seeks to uphold high ethical standards in every aspect of our work, and expects that of all employees and officers at all times.

Our rules provide for strict sanctions, including expulsion, for anyone found guilty of serious misconduct. If information comes to ...