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Chief Executive’s Report for 2018-19

A message to all members from Chief Executive Paul Murphy from MEAA’s 2018-19 Annual Report.

Posted on 12th, November 2019

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Journalist refused visa to speak on press freedom

MEAA has urged Australian immigration authorities to reverse a decision to deny a visa to a ...

Posted on 23rd, October 2019

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Don’t read the comments: new strategy to combat online abuse of women journalists

MEAA is calling for a united industry approach by media organisations to combat the prevalence of ...

Posted on 23rd, October 2019

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MEAA joins media organisations in campaign for the public’s right to know

MEAA has joined with publishers, broadcasters and other media organisations in an unprecedented united campaign for ...

Posted on 21st, October 2019

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MEAA strengthens global links with crew and entertainment workers

MEAA is strengthening its links with unions representing crew and entertainment workers around the world this ...

Posted on 18th, October 2019

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More than $1 million recovered for members in 2018-19

MEAA’s National Industrial Team recovered more than $1 million for members members in the last financial ...

Posted on 10th, October 2019

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Screen creatives on both sides of camera call for action on local content

Leading Australian actors, directors, crew, writers and producers are in Canberra today and tomorrow in a ...

Posted on 17th, September 2019

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Assange case “sets terrifying precedent”, says lawyer

During a recent visit to Australia, Jennifer Robinson, legal adviser to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, sat ...

Posted on 10th, September 2019

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Beth needs your support

MEAA Media member Beth Patch has been named the Victorian Trades Hall Council’s union delegate of ...

Posted on 6th, September 2019

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Intimacy Guidelines in the works

Currently there are no industry-wide guidelines for scenes that involve nudity, semi nudity, intimacy, simulated sexual ...

Posted on 21st, August 2019

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What’s really happening to Julian Assange? – Sydney

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Posted on 16th, October 2019

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What’s really happening to Julian Assange? – Melbourne

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Posted on 30th, October 2019

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An evening in conversation with Michelle Grattan – Melbourne

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Posted on 11th, November 2019

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CONVERGE – First Nations media conference and media awards

27/11/2019 - 29/11/2019
1:00pm - 10:30pm
Alice Springs

Posted on 19th, September 2019

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Hobart Freelancers’ Xmas drinks

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Posted on 11th, November 2019

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When government keeps the truth from you, what are they covering up?