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.

Spotlight on Alex Talamo

May 20, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

Proud MEAA member and delegate Alex Talamo, works the front of house for both the Melbourne Recital Centre and Arts Centre Melbourne and is a theatre director in her spare time. She chats to MEAA about the importance of networking in the arts, building support from her community, career highlights and how being a MEAA member has changed her working ...

MEAA welcomes new Melbourne Stunt and Safety Committees

May 13, 2016 #MEAAEquity

Stunt members, stunt coordinators and safety supervisors met in Melbourne recently to elect a new Stunt Committee and Safety Committee.

Live theatre devastated by Australia Council cuts

May 13, 2016 #freethearts #MEAACrew #MEAAEquity

Australian theatre audiences, performers and stage crews are facing a bleak future as the Federal Government’s drastic arts funding cuts start to bite, says the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance.

Members at Seven present management with visual petition

May 12, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

The Seven Network production crew have escalated their calls for network management to ‘come to the party’ on a separate agreement for production crew after more than nine months of negotiations.