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.

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Actors take the fight for future of Aussie film and TV industry to Canberra

allianceToday actors Susie Porter, Geoff Morrell and John Howard met with key senators to campaign against an Abbott Government proposal to cut requirements for taxpayer-funded productions to employ Australian actors and crew.


Local productions need local support

allianceMEAA has filed a submission to the Federal Government which argues strongly against watering down the requirements for taxpayer-funded productions to employ Australian actors and crew. Abolishing the requirements will undermine decades of work building a viable local entertainment industry.


Independent theatre survey for performers

sm equityIf you have worked in independent theatre in recent years, Equity wants to hear from you.


Voice over rate rise

sm equityAs of January 1 commercial voice over rates increased by 6.6 per cent. The rates were negotiated between Actors Equity and the Communications Council. View the Rates Card here.


MEAA campaigns to defend opportunities for local talent

allianceMEAA will campaign vigorously to protect opportunities for local actors and crew during the Federal Government’s review of the regulations governing the importation of foreign artists.


Beware of extra work on Pirates feature film

sm equityEquity has been made aware of a number of advertisements promising extra work on the Pirates of the Caribbean movie in exchange for a fee. These fees are being charged for things such as “a photo portfolio”.