MEAA seeks paid overtime ahead of TOIL for journalists

November 25, 2016 #MEAAMedia Featured MediaRoom News Releases Submissions

MEAA has called for changes to modernise the two key Awards for journalists to ensure they are financially compensated for overtime they work.

7 years on – Ampatuan Massacre victims denied justice

November 23, 2016 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured News

The massacre of 58 people including 32 journalists is the single biggest atrocity against media workers.

The best paid wardrobe technicians in Victoria

November 18, 2016 #MEAACrew

MEAA members at the Arts Centre Melbourne have had a major breakthrough in wage rates.

ABC must explain strategy following latest cuts

November 16, 2016 #HandsOffOurABC #MEAAMedia Featured MediaRoom News Releases

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, is calling on ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie to outline her strategy for the broadcaster following today’s announced budget cuts, job losses and major programming changes at ABC Radio National (RN).

Warner Bros proposes ‘greenfields’ feature film crew agreement

November 16, 2016 #MEAAECS

Warner Bros has proposed a ‘greenfields’ crew agreement for offshore feature film. A greenfields agreement is made directly between the union and the employer before anyone is employed, rather than by a vote of crew on a particular job.


Crew will meet nationally to consider the offer next week on Thursday, November 24 at the following locations. All screen technicians can ...