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The Australian Basketballers’ Association recovers over $40,000 in salaries for WNBL team

March 7, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

Earlier this year the WNBL team SEQ Stars was forced into liquidation.

MEAA appalled by AIM and Warner Bros. seeking musicians to work for free

March 7, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

The entertainment industry has long been plagued with a culture of artists and entertainers working for free with the promise of “exposure”.

Performers set to vote on new TV residuals deal

March 7, 2016 #MEAAEquity

Equity is on the brink of reaching an agreement that includes major improvements to the ways residuals are calculated, collected and distributed to performers for the use of their television work.

Australian media still a Blokesworld in 2016

March 6, 2016 #MEAAMedia #womeninmedia News

A blokey culture that rewards ‘mates over merit’, tolerates sexual harassment and abuse, pays lip service to work-family balance, and perpetuates the gender pay gap has been exposed by a landmark survey of women in the Australian media.

Media package fails to address broad reform

March 4, 2016 #MEAAMedia MediaRoom News Releases

The media reforms introduced by the Turnbull Government are too much about fighting old analog wars and will do nothing to promote greater diversity of voices in the Australian media landscape. In many cases they may actually lead to a greater concentration of ownership.

MEAA CEO Paul Murphy said: “While it’s true existing laws have become increasingly ineffective in the face ...