The Media, Arts and Entertainment Alliance (MEAA) and the Australian producer’s body Live Performance Australia (LPA) have come to an agreement in principle to extend the Performers’ Collective Agreement (PCA) a further 12 months. The PCA The current agreement is the theatre agreement in Australia and it provides significantly higher minimum wages and better conditions for… Read more.
Following an ambiguous statement from producer Paul Dainty about the number of Australian performers to be employed in the recently announced UK import I Dreamed A Dream: The Susan Boyle Musical, the Media Arts and Entertainment Alliance have confirmed a substantial victory for Australian performers. In a bulletin yesterday, Actor's Equity – a branch of the Alliance –… Read more.
Live Performance Australia, the peak industry body for Australia’s live performance industry, has announced a national travel fund that will provide opportunities for shows outside of Sydney and Melbourne to be nominated for the Helpmann Awards. LPA Chief Executive Evelyn Richardson said, “The Travel Fund will allow Nominating Panel Members to attend shows outside of… Read more.