Beware of special conditions for TVC contracts

May 9, 2016 #MEAAEquity

Equity is commonly alerted to overly onerous or restrictive clauses requiring artists not do anything to bring the producer, client, product, sponsor, and/or the artist’s character into disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule.

Adele Ferguson – on protecting whistleblowers

May 9, 2016 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Campaigns Featured MediaRoom News Speeches
Adele Ferguson’s keynote address to the 2016 Press Freedom Australia Dinner, Sydney, May 6 2016.

We will not be deterred from campaigning for quality journalism

May 6, 2016 #MEAAMedia News

The Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman has launched an investigation into the industrial action taken by journalists at Fairfax Media in March.

Criminalising the Truth, Suppressing the Right to Know

May 6, 2016 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom Featured MediaRoom News Releases


The Foreword to MEAA’s report into press freedom in Australia. The full report can be viewed online or downloaded.

Budget shortchanges arts and the ABC

May 4, 2016 #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia Featured News

The federal Budget has again left the arts community and public broadcasting shortchanged with no extra funding for the arts and the prospect of further cuts to jobs and services at the ABC.