Spotlight on Sarah Black

April 4, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

What’s it like to work in the sound department at Australia’s most iconic building? Sarah Black, sound AV supervisor at the Sydney Opera House, speaks to MEAA about being privy to private performances with some of the world’s top artists, sound checking The Drones, and why she’s a proud MEAA member.

In an election year, we want people to #vote4pressfreedom

April 3, 2016 #MEAAMedia #pressfreedom

It goes without saying that in an open democracy, a robust free press is essential.

MEAA condemns Fairfax cuts to Canberra

March 31, 2016 #MEAAMedia MediaRoom News

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, condemns the latest cuts announced by the Fairfax Australian Community Media (ACM) division to the 90-year-old Canberra Times.

MEAA understands that 12.6 full-time equivalent positions, including 10 from editorial, are proposed to be cut. The number of photographers will be halved. The remaining journalists will be expected ...

Yes, Greg Hywood, let’s talk about quality journalism

March 29, 2016 #MEAAMedia Campaigns

The House Committees of MEAA Media members at Fairfax Media have written to the company’s CEO Greg Hywood, seeking a conversation about quality journalism. 

Women put on ‘mummy track’ after returning to work

March 24, 2016 #MEAAMedia #womeninmedia News

One in four women experience difficulty returning to work in the media after taking parental leave, according to a new report.