Professional Programs


The Alliance supports our members through professional development programs. Find out more here.

MEAA Rule Change Notice

It is a requirement that registered industrial organisations, such as MEAA, publish on their website that alterations to the organisation’s Rules have been lodged with the General Manager of Fair Work Australia.

Read the rule change notice here.

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MEAA condemns data retention Bill and Brandis’ comments on journalist prosecutions

sm mediaMEAA has condemned the proposed Telecommunications (Interceptions and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 as an outrageous attack on press freedom that will have a chilling effect on journalists and their ability to work with sources to bring matters of public interest to light.


MEAA to lift wage minimums for stage and screen crew

sm techsThe biggest issue raised by crew is the stagnation of rates over a long period of time. When rates stay the same but cost-of-living goes up, the real value of the crew member’s income falls.


Simon Burke stands down as Equity president

sm equityWidely respected performer and producer Simon Burke has announced that he will stand down as the federal president of Actors Equity Australia after 10 years at the helm, and exactly 40 years since he became a member at the age of 12.


AFP fails the Balibo Five, impunity wins

sm mediaThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, condemns the decision of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to abandon the investigation into the jurder of five Australian journalists in East Timor.