You must consult with relevant Australian unions about engaging the person in Australia before the visa application is lodged.
In some circumstances there might be more than one relevant union that should be consulted:
- Musicians and conductors
Consult the Musicians Union of Australia (MUA) for applications for performing musicians and conductors. For further information refer to Musicians Union of Australia website.
Consult the Australian Directors Guild (ADG) for applications for foreign screen directors in film, television and digital media. For further information refer to Australian Directors Guild website.
- All other applications
Consult the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) in connection with all other applications. For further information refer to Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance website.