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Webinar: The Business of Freelancing

4 August 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm AEST

Media Super, MEAA and the Walkley Foundation present: The Business of Freelancing

Your creativity and passion led you into a freelance career, but so much of your day-to-day is spent on administrivia. How can you structure your business and your workflow to spend more time doing the parts you love?

Our panel will cover the essentials to keep your freelance business running, with tips for securing a sustainable future and your economic stability. From how to set up your business, to negotiating contracts and pay, the basics of tax, accounting, marketing and streamlining day-to-day admin. Plus, what resources and support are available for freelancers, including a presentation from accounting service Hnry, which automatically pays and lodges taxes for freelance journalists, chases overdue invoices and provides accounting advice.

This panel will be held between 5.30 – 6.30pm, with Q&A from 6.30 – 7.00pm


  • Nina Funnell | Freelance Journalist
  • John Myers | Media Super
  • Kaajri Vaughn | PwC
  • Karan Anand | Hnry


  • Fran Molloy | Freelance Journalist

Date: Wednesday 4 August

Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm AEST (Panel Discussion 6.00 – 7.30pm)

Cost: Free but registration is essential

For any questions regarding the event please contact Walkley Foundation Events & Programs Coordinator Marcus Raue at

The Walkley Foundation provides scholarships, fellowships, mentorships and training to support and encourage journalists of all backgrounds. If you would like to join us in supporting quality journalism and an equitable and inclusive media, please consider adding a donation to your event registration, or donating directly here.

Proudly supported by Media Super our industry super fund dedicated to the print, media, entertainment, arts and creative industries. Click here to learn more.


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4 August 2021
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm AEST
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79 Abercrombie St
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