The Launceston Freelance Festival will present the inaugural Freelancer Festival to be held in Launceston, Tasmania in 2018.
The event is proudly supported by the Walkley Foundation and The Media and Arts Alliance.
Join us for this exciting event and we'll give you the information and practical skills to create your own employment opportunities in media and the arts. The festival program includes:
I didn’t want an unsatisfying career. And I didn’t want to commit to one place - either one company or one location. I wanted to make my own decisions ~ Rocco Baldasarre, Digital Nomad
Festival highlights include an exploration of picturesque Launceston and sampling the beverages from the award winning Tamar Valley wineries.
The 2018 Freelance Festival is an exciting chance for you to learn, explore, and network with a growing workforce of freelancers and media entrepreneurs.
Enjoy a tasting session of wines and sparklings with Fran Austin, award-winning winemaker from Delamere Vineyards.
Collaborating with other journalists on a major investigative project, and a powerful social media campaign, helped Tracey Spicer bring the #TimesUp movement to Australia.
The Bigger Picture
Illustrators Bobby Baxter, Patrick Brown and Brent Jago discuss how they turned their fan art into a professional career.
Jump on the Matthew Brady Boat Ride and discover Tasmania's bushranging history
Enjoy an entertaining network dinner with comedian Rachel Berger
Ginger Gorman and Sue White demonstrate some tips and tricks from their Media Bootcamp workshops.
Establishing an event, finding sponsorship, scheduling, organising speakers and promoting and marketing. Ryan Limb, Liz Frankham, Chris Gallagher & Anna Magnus (moderator)
General discussion and Q&A opoen to the audience. Farewells and future networking event.