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SAFREA Joins Voices of Protest Against SABC

New SAFREA chair, Laura Rawden, today called on the South African Broadcasting Corporation to lift the suspension of three senior journalists. 

SAFREA Chair to Campaign against Low Freelance rates

SAFREA's new chair, Laura Rawden, expressed her intention in a press release today that she intends spearheading a campaign against the low rates that are being paid to freelancers in the industry.

Arthur Goldstuck: Freelance Adventures In Instagram

Here is the video of Aurthur Goldstuck's fascinating talk on his Freelance Adventures On Instagram, urban street art and how he joined a global subculture thanks to social media. 


Getting Books Published

Join Gauteng South as we welcome Hagen Engler, author of recently launched “In the Maid’s Room,” on Wednesday, 13 July 2015, at 9.30 for 10am at the BEESA Group Offices in Parktown.

Our featured speaker, Hagen Engler, will share his learnings from over 20 years as a publisher, editor, ghostwriter, co-writer and author.

He'll discuss self-publishing, publishing for and with others, getting published by established publishers and how to make it work for all concerned.

Hagen has extensive exposure in books, magazines, and newspapers. He was editor of FHM magazine and has published about 12 books. 

Starts: July 13, 2016 10:00
Ends: July 13, 2016 11:30

Safrea Western Cape Meet-Up: 23 June 2016

Safrea's Western Cape Regional Committee invites freelancers and entrepreneurs in Cape Town to a night of networking!

Guests are will be introduced to local leadership, learn more about SAFREA and enjoy words from guest speaker Zackie Achmat, the iconic activist, film director and co-founder of Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), who will discuss land justice in Cape Town.

Starts: June 23, 2016 17:30
Ends: June 23, 2016 19:30

Arthur Goldstuck: Freelance Adventures in Instagram

SAFREA Gauteng South is starting the year with a fantastic guest speaker, our very own Arthur Goldstuck. (If you don't know who he is, Google him already!)

Arthur will be sharing his experiences as a successful freelancer in a talk with the intriguing title, Freelance Adventures in Instagram.

Starts: February 10, 2016 09:30
Ends: February 10, 2016 12:00

Know Your Copyrights: Safrea event 27 August

Safrea Western Cape unpacks what freelancers need to know about copyright on Thursday, 27 August, 6:30 p.m. for 7:00 p.m., at Codebridge, Newlands.

Starts: August 27, 2015 18:30
Ends: August 27, 2015 21:00