Encompass theatrical agency under external administration

May 27, 2016 #MEAAEquity

MEAA has been informed today that Sydney based theatrical agency, Encompass (Encompass Entertainment Group Pty Limited), has been placed under External Administration as the company’s directors have opted to voluntarily wind up the company.

Adelaide Festival Centre staff

May 27, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

Staff at the Adelaide Festival Centre have voted to accept their agreement after prolonged negotiations with management.

Performers passionate about local jobs in live performance

May 23, 2016 #MEAAEquity

There is growing concern in the Australian performer community about foreign artists being imported to star in major musicals.

Casting Guild introduces policy to “reflect diversity”

May 23, 2016 #MEAAEquity

Following extensive consultation with the Equity Diversity Committee, the Casting Guild of Australia (CGA) has adopted a diversity policy that will now be included on their website, Facebook page and in CGA members’ casting briefs and email signatures.

AFP raids put the spotlight back on press freedom

May 22, 2016 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom News

In the second week of the federal election campaign, press freedom is in the spotlight following Australian Federal Police raids in pursuit of a whistleblower who was the source of sensitive documents leaked to the media.