Journalist and editor Natalie Filatoff describes herself as a magazine editor set free (lance). With a background in arts, food, fashion and lifestyle publishing, she’s had the good fortune to work in brand publishing for General Electric (GE) in recent years, and found her true passion for teasing out the engaging stories in science and…

Ah, the promise of a new year in your freelance business. The world is your oyster. Anything is possible. With some careful planning. Sure, you have to roll with it to some extent as a freelancer. But you can take back some of the power by making some strategic decisions about your business. Here’s how…

The Australian workforce is rapidly changing: the e-business revolution, technology, remote work teams, and an increase in freelancing and flexible work conditions has led to an explosion in the number of people working from home. And whilst this independent, flexible work is still the envy of many stuck in the nine to five grind, the…

Losing her Mum to pancreatic cancer prompted one Australian woman to go freelance so she could run a social awareness campaign to make a difference. Freelance writer Jessica Abelsohn tells her story: Being freelance means I have the freedom to not only work when I want and on what projects I choose, but it also…

As June 30 approaches, the best freelancers already know what their tax position is for the financial year and they have all their resources ready for it. It’s not because they knuckled down early and crunched the numbers before the rest of us, it’s because they adopt a different mindset when it comes to tax.…

Landing the coveted Freelance Journalist of the Year Award is nothing to be sneezed at. The award, run by the Walkley Foundation, has honoured some of the country’s best recognised freelance journalists over the years, and we’re all watching closely to see who will take out the gong this year. The Freelance Journalist of the…

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