Follow the links below to find out more about SAFREA

SAFREA member disclaimer

SAFREA is a voluntary, non-profit association for professional freelancers in southern Africa. The organisation supports freelancers and employers working together, but does not accept responsibility or liability for its members.

Read more about this policy here.

SA Freelance Media Industry & Rates Report

SAFREA's annual South African Freelance Media Industry & Rates Report is an integral part of our mission to support a robust freelance economy in Southern Africa. 

Click here to read the 2018/2019 SA Freelance Media Industry and Rates Report


What is SAFREA?

Since 1999, SAFREA has been supporting freelancers in southern Africa. It offers members rich resources and training materials, provides a like-minded community of creatives and much more.

How do I join SAFREA?

SAFREA is open to all working freelancers in the media and communications industry. You can apply for membership by filling in our online application form.

If you have questions about how to complete the form, or want more information on our membership criteria, email us at: admin@safrea.co.za.

Why join SAFREA?

Freelancing is for those who enjoy independence. So why join an organisation? SAFREA offers career-building resources and community connections for media freelancers who want more.


Business Implementation Framework

SAFREA leadership created a business implementation framework (BIF to help streamline and improve the organisation so that it serves its members with a clear and focused purpose.

Why was SAFREA formed?

SAFREA was launched in response to changes within the creative industry and the growth of the freelance media market. To help ensure the best working practices, SAFREA set out to accomplish specific goals.

SAFREA Constitution

For the full details of how SAFREA operates, including its executive structure, goals and objectives, read the SAFREA Constitution.

Testimonials from members

As a community organisation, SAFREA puts its members first. Read what our members have to say about being part of the "SAFREA family".

Meet the committees

SAFREA is run by volunteer committee members and a part-time administrator. Learn more about the structure and leadership roles of the organisation and find out who holds these positions.


SAFREA banking details

Access SAFREA's banking information and membership fee procedure here.

SAFREA is a Registered Non-Profit Organisation (NPO 114-297).
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