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AFP fails the Balibo Five, impunity wins

sm mediaThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, condemns the decision of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to abandon the investigation into the jurder of five Australian journalists in East Timor. 

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You must remember this…

EG Whitlam and The Prez

It was the song that helped change a nation. On its 40th anniversary, Patricia Amphlett reflected on the influence of ‘It’s Time’ on the 1972 Federal Election campaign, her part in it – and the Whitlam legacy.

This article was originally published in The Sydney Morning Herald on November 12, 2012.

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Another year passes and still justice denied for the Balibo Five

sm mediaThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, is concerned at media reports that suggest the Australian Federal Police (AFP) hasn't yet asked Indonesian authorities to help pursue the people responsible for the murder of the Balibo Five. Tomorrow, October 16, is the 39th anniversary of the murder of Australian journalists Brian Peters, Malcolm Rennie, Tony Stewart, Gary Cunningham and Greg Shackleton in the town of Balibo, East Timor.

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MEAA welcomes Albanese’s counter-terror law intervention

sm mediaThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, welcomes the intervention of Anthony Albanese in the discussion about Australia’s national security laws and the threats the latest tranches of amendments will have on journalists and the public’s right to know. MEAA believes Albanese’s statement is part of a growing concern among MPs about the spate of terror legislation being introduced into the parliament with insufficient discussion and debate on the implications of the powers being sought.

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MEAA condemns passage of national security laws

sm mediaThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, has condemned the passing of the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill No. 1 2014 in the House of Representatives today.

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MEAA says national security law an outrageous attack on press freedom in Australia

sm mediaThe Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the union and industry advocate for Australia’s journalists, has described the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill No 1 which been passed by the parliament an outrageous attack on press freedom in Australia.

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