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Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance

Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance

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About Us

The Alliance is the union and professional organisation which covers everyone in the media, entertainment, sports and arts industries. Our 20,000 members include people working in TV, radio, theatre & film, entertainment venues, recreation grounds, journalists, actors, dancers, sportspeople, cartoonists, photographers, orchestral & opera performers as well as people working in public relations, advertising, book publishing & website production fact everyone who works in the industries that inform or entertain Australians.

The Alliance was created in 1992 through the merging of the unions covering actors, journalists and entertainment industry employees:   Actors Equity (AE)  The Australian Journalists Association (AJA)  The Australian Theatrical & Amusement Employees Association (ATAEA) Since amalgamation, the Symphony Orchestra Musicians Association (SOMA) & the NSW Artworkers Union have joined the Alliance, a Professional Sports Branch has been created & the Screen Technicians Association of Australia (STAA) reconstituted itself under the Alliance banner.

Quick Facts About The Region

Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance is located in the suburb of South Brisbane, the ward of The Gabba in the council of Brisbane, the state electorate of South Brisbane and the federal electorate of Griffith.