Professional Programs


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

Alliance 2015 Elections

The Fair Work Commission has made arrangements with the Australian Electoral Commission for elections to be conducted in 2015.

Download a copy here.

Know your rights: Extreme heat

sm techsSummer has begun and that means hot weather and extended hot days. You’re not required to work in extreme heat or inclement weather if it endangers your life. Your employer by law must take all reasonable practicable steps, extra precautions to safeguard you, or cease work when experiencing extreme heat conditions.


Journey insurance now provided under MEAA membership

allianceMEAA members are now protected from financial hardship if they are injured while travelling to and from work.


MEAA sets a new benchmark

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.


MEAA welcomes news Pirates of the Caribbean 5 will shoot in Australia

allianceThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) welcomes news that Walt Disney Studios will shoot the next instalment of the Pirates of the Caribbean in Queensland in 2015.


Permanent incentives needed to attract big budget productions

sm techsMEAA welcomes the announcement that the Federal Government is offering Walt Disney Studios a $21.6 million incentive in a bid to bring production of the fifth instalment of the Pirates of the Caribbean to Australia. However Disney is seeking top-up incentives to 30 per cent of the budget.


Support our offshore film industry

sm techsMEAA has written to Minister for the Arts, George Brandis, outlining the case for a permanent increase to the location offset, from 16.5% to 30%. You can strengthen that call by following up with your own letter or email.