Happy Birthday Equity!

Happy Birthday Equity!

Equity members share their birthday wishes

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Location Offset

Location Offset

Permanent incentives needed to attract big budget productions

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2014 Equity Lifetime Achievement Award

2014 Equity Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations Toni Lamond!

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2014 Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism

2014 Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism

Join us as we celebrate the announcements of the finalists

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EG Whitlam and The Prez

It was the song that helped change a nation. On its 40th anniversary, Patricia Amphlett reflected on the influence of ‘It’s Time’ on the 1972 Federal Election campaign, her part in it – and the Whitlam legacy.

This article was originally published in The Sydney Morning Herald on November 12, 2012.

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Another year passes and still justice denied for the Balibo Five

sm mediaThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, is concerned at media reports that suggest the Australian Federal Police (AFP) hasn't yet asked Indonesian authorities to help pursue the people responsible for the murder of the Balibo Five. Tomorrow, October 16, is the 39th anniversary of the murder of Australian journalists Brian Peters, Malcolm Rennie, Tony Stewart, Gary Cunningham and Greg Shackleton in the town of Balibo, East Timor.

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Happy Birthday Equity

sm equityBirthday messages continue to pour in from Equity members around the country, including this one from Kat Stewart – “I felt excited to be included in the club after getting my first job out of drama school some 15 years ago. I’m proud to be part of a union that works so tirelessly to protect and advance members’ interests in an industry where it matters so much.” View the Equity 75th Anniversary website here - http://equity75.org.au/

MEAA welcomes Albanese’s counter-terror law intervention

sm mediaThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, welcomes the intervention of Anthony Albanese in the discussion about Australia’s national security laws and the threats the latest tranches of amendments will have on journalists and the public’s right to know. MEAA believes Albanese’s statement is part of a growing concern among MPs about the spate of terror legislation being introduced into the parliament with insufficient discussion and debate on the implications of the powers being sought.

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