Get Real on Rates: National Day of Action

October 4, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS


On Wednesday, October 26, crew around Australia will unite to urge producers to Get Real On Rates. The National Day of Action will take place on and off set in support of the campaign to recognise crew rates.


The Get Real on Rates campaign aims to:

Win recognition of the real rates that crew are paid on Australian film and TV ...

Agents laws in Queensland

September 30, 2016 #MEAAEquity

As performer it is important to be aware of the laws in your state governing agents. If you have any questions or concerns about agent practices please contact MEAA Member Central on 1300 65 65 13 or

Member spotlight: Pearl Tan

September 30, 2016 #MEAAEquity

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.

MEAA urges consultation over privacy changes

September 29, 2016 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured MediaRoom News

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 ...

Sydney Opera House members support new EBA and job security during theatre closure

September 26, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

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.