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Alliance 2015 Elections

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Concerns ABC management moving to end consultation

sm mediaThe CPSU and MEAA hold serious concerns that ABC management will push ahead with their discredited pools process, despite staff continuing to reject these as unfair and lacking transparency. If management commences the selection pools process and effectively terminates consultation, we will immediately lodge legal proceedings in the Fair Work Commission to stop this.


MEAA appoints Paul Murphy CEO

allianceThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance is pleased to announce that Paul Murphy has been appointed chief executive officer, effective March 2015. He will replace federal secretary Chris Warren who has led the union for the last 28 years.


Federal secretary Chris Warren's 2014 Walkleys address

sm mediaGood evening, and welcome to the 59th annual Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism.


Applications now open for Women in Media NSW mentoring program

sm mediaLeading journalists will mentor female colleagues to offer career support in an increasingly challenging environment for media professionals. Women in Media (WiM) aims to address gender inequality in workplaces and support women to tackle these issues head on.


MEAA: ABC consultation must be transparent and genuine

allianceThe local coverage ABC is famous for, and on which local communities have come to rely, has been dramatically reduced in the plans announced today by Mark Scott.


Quentin Dempster's ABC rally speech

MEAAThousands of ABC supporters, community leaders, politicians and media personalities rallied in Sydney's Town Hall Square yesterday as ABC staff prepare for significant job losses to compensate for $254 million in government funding cuts. Deputy Opposition leader Tanya Plibersek, Greens Senator Scott Ludlam and other supporters addressed the assembled masses. Quentin Dempster, journalist for thirty years and staffer at the ABC for twenty years delivered this address.