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.

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”.


Australasian Stunt Awards - Nominations Now Open!

allianceNominations for the inaugural Australiasian Stunt Awards close December 15. To make a submission click here. Please read the rules below carefully.

The inaugural Stunt Awards and Charity Ball will be held at Jupiters Casino, Gold Coast on January 24.

 All arts community workers are welcome to attend the event and support stunt performers nationally. To buy your tickets click here.


Opera Australia seeks extras for two months’ unpaid work

sm equityOpera Australia (OA) is attempting to engage students as extras in their upcoming production of Aida without payment for what will equate to two months’ full-time work.


Musician’s Alliance launches fair trade recognition for industry players

sm techsThe Australian Freelance Musician’s Alliance (AFMA) is launching a Fair Trade campaign that will recognise businesses, venues, organisations, agents and fellow musicians that treat musicians fairly, understand the value of live music in Australia and make a positive contribution to the industry.


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.


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 -