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…

There aren’t many freelancers listed on The Freelance Collective who have landed as much work as Jennifer Wilson. The PR extraordinaire has been part our Australian freelancer community for more than a year now, and she’s constantly telling the others in the community that she’s working with yet another new client who found her profile…

When you boil it down, there are two kinds of freelancers in this world. Those making enough to support their family, and those who aren’t. But what separates the successful freelancers from those not making as much as they’d like to be? Well, we’re glad you’ve asked. Because it’s a new year, which is the…

In recent years, the lack of stable and long-term employment has opened the floodgates for a new kind of worker. Freelancers, also known as Slash Workers, have become truly independent by creating their own opportunities. While some freelancers say that the transition has resulted in lost (or reduced) income, most believe that “freedom” supersedes monetary…

Freelancing may very well be the future of work. One of the most interesting statistics I’ve come across lately is that by 2020 nearly 40% of workers are expected to work in a freelance or remote capacity. That is three, short, years away. The reason for such a massive shift in the working world is…

The Freelance Collective was interested to hear more when contacted by PwC Australia about their new product, Airtax… The platform acts as a mobile accountant for freelancers, enabling you to focus on what you love doing the most, what you’re best at, and what puts money in your bank account. Built and backed by PwC…

As a freelancer, there’s one thing that you have full responsibility for – your own happiness and emotional wellbeing. However, it can be easy though to forget why you chose freelancing in the first place as your workload increases and you become more focused on cash flow and your next job or project. It’s also…

Qwilr was built to combine the best of documents, with the best parts of the web. Today, the platform is being used by thousands of freelancers and creatives around the world — for quoting freelance work, developing proposals, creating resumes, and if you’d believe it, even writing fan-fiction. There is no limit to the way…