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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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Adele Ferguson hosts Women in Media launch South Australia

sm mediaGold Walkley award-winning senior business writer and columnist for Fairfax Media Adele Ferguson is returning to Adelaide to launch Women in Media’s South Australian branch.


Freedom for Peter Greste but the campaign must go on

sm mediaMEAA is delighted at the news our colleague Peter Greste has been released.


Women in Media NSW presents: Annette Young

sm mediaWomen in Media (WiM) NSW would like to invite you to a special presentation, Annette Young: An Australian in Paris.


Journalists stand with slain French colleagues TODAY, 6pm

allianceAll media invited to attend condolence book signing for victims of the shooting attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris.

Our thoughts this morning are with the family, friends and colleagues of the editorial staff of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, who were killed in an attack on their office yesterday in Paris.

At least five journalists have been confirmed killed, but reports now suggest that 10 journalists and two police officers were killed, and several others wounded in the shocking attack.

Federal Secretary Christopher Warren condemned the shootings as an attack on freedom of expression and an attempt to undermine the ability of journalists around the world to be outspoken and fearless in their reportage and opinion.


Peter Greste – The fight for justice continues

sm mediaPeter Greste has now spent 365 days in a Cairo prison for doing his job as a professional journalist. “MEAA will continue to campaign vigorously for the release of Greste and his colleagues Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed.


Industrial Umpire Decides AFL Media employees can collectively bargain

sm mediaAFL Media journalists have won the right to collectively bargain with the AFL after the Fair Work Commission ruled that a majority of employees were in favour of collective negotiations to set their working conditions. The decision follows significant AFL opposition to its employees’ claims.