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The Abbott Government is proposing to scrap all rules regulating the use of foreign artists.

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MEAA releases 2015 press freedom report

MEAA releases 2015 press freedom report

Going after Whistleblowers, Going after Journalism"

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Australian TV casts honoured

Australian TV casts honoured

Rake Series 3, ANZAC Girls and The Moody's win Equity Ensemble Awards

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MEAA condemns WIN TV closures

sm mediaThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, condemns the decision by WIN TV to peremptorily close its Mackay and Mildura newsrooms without providing notice to affected staff. The decision, which treats WIN’s employees so shabbily, represents a huge loss for local communities who are being starved of a local news service.

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Arts lovers to join mass dance action this Friday

sm equityIn the wake of the federal budget almost 5,000 people have signed a petition (http://bit.ly/1A5pdy8) calling for adequate arts funding, free from political interference.  

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Australians for artistic freedom

sm equityIn the wake of the federal budget, leading Australian artists are calling on the Federal Government to support a vibrant, independent arts sector.

Read their open letter here http://bit.ly/1B0ItrM and sign the petition here http://bit.ly/1A5pdy8

More cuts to regional Fairfax newsrooms - MEAA condemns massive NSW staff cuts

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The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, is appalled at yet another round of job cuts announced by Fairfax Media’s Australian Community Media arm today, this time at the business’s South East NSW division.

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