Why MEAA is for Freelance media workers
More than half the media workforce work in insecure or freelance employment. But with MEAA, you are not alone.
Whether you work from home, or in a cafe, or in a shared office space, or on-site – MEAA membership gives you the expertise and community of a professional association and the protection and solidarity of a trade union.
MEAA’s FreelancePro membership has been developed especially for freelancers.
FreelancePro members have access to professional indemnity and public liability insurance at market beating rates, contract advice, a media access card, and accredited training in media law and other areas of professional development.
In addition to what all our MEAA freelance members receive, Freelance Pro membership offers:
• Professional indemnity and public liability insurance
• Contract advice
• Media access card
• Freelance Pro trustmark
• Accredited training in MEAA’s Journalist Code of Ethics and the latest developments in media law
This online course examines key social issues brought about by the widespread use of the Internet. Discover problems unique to online content with particular emphasis on the eye-opening & rarely discussed psychological differences between trolls and other types of cyberhaters. Learn powerful techniques to help protect ourselves and others from devastating online hostility. MEAA member discount of 25%. Use the code MEAA25 to obtain your discount Click here to register. On successful completion of the Cyberculture unit, participants will receive a digital badge. This badge can be used as evidence of professional development to use on your LinkedIn profile, resume and credit towards further studies.
Find out more here: Professional indemnity and public liability insurance
Director – MEAA Media section: Katelin McInerney
MEAA organisers: tba (NSW); Jenny Farrar (Vic); Tiffany Venning (WA); Angelique Ivanica (SA).
MEAA Member Central: 1300 65 65 13
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