As some screen productions resume filming with new safety protocols in place, it remains extremely uncertain times, with breaks in shooting a real possibility.
For that reason, SPA and MEAA have agreed to new COVID-19 clauses to appear as special conditions in cast and crew contracts when working in screen. The special conditions will only apply during COVID-19, and have been ...
Today’s announcement of the loss of 250 jobs at the ABC is the inevitable result of funding cuts imposed by the Coalition Government.
MEAA has received queries from members being asked to sign new documents that relate to COVID-19 as a condition of employment on screen productions (mainly TV commercials).
Over 200 regional and community papers have stopped or suspended printing in the space of two months, and further job cuts to regional ABC bureaus have been foreshadowed.
McLeod’s Daughters is Australia’s most loved TV show of all-time, followed by Wentworth, Mystery Road, Kath and Kim and Neighbours.