Performers’ Rights: employee or independent contractor?

August 5, 2016 #MEAAEquity News

Some employers in the theatre, film and television industries engage performers as independent contractors.

Ten top tips – Christopher Sommers

August 5, 2016 #MEAAEquity
Actor and co-founder of the 21 Day Actor Challenge Christopher Sommers shares his tips for furthering your career as a performer.

Enough of the requiem of the labour reporter. It’s time for a resurrection

August 5, 2016 #MEAAMedia News
Digital journalist Nicholas McCallum argues that journalists need to take more of an interest in industrial relations reporting – for their own sakes.

MEAA says ACCC must protect diversity in WA media

August 4, 2016 #MEAAMedia Featured MediaRoom News Releases

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, believes the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) statement of issues has correctly highlighted serious concerns regarding the sale of News Corporation’s The Sunday Times and PerthNow digital news web site to Kerry Stokes’ Seven West Media (SWM).

MEAA is pleased that the ACCC has acknowledged ...

Performers combine to combat mental health stigma

August 2, 2016 #MEAAEquity News

The newly-formed Equity Wellness Committee has held its first meeting to start setting in place an agenda to put performers’ physical and mental wellbeing at the forefront of all Equity activities.