Insurance and Accreditation

MEAA’s FreelancePro membership has been developed especially for freelancers.

FreelancePro members have access to professional indemnity and public liability insurance at market beating rates, contract advice, a media access card, and accredited training in media law and other areas of professional development.

In addition to what all our MEAA freelance members receive, Freelance Pro membership offers:
  • Thanks to the strength of our collective membership, MEAA now providesFreelancePro members with optional professional indemnity and public liability insurance up to $1 million, (default limit) at substantially less than what you would pay on the open market to help your freelance business dollar go further — and it costs just a few dollars extra a week. We can also arrange cover in excess of $1 million at a discount rate.
  • Contract advice.
  • Media access card.
  • Freelance Pro trustmark.
  • Minimum legal training for freelancers to avoid defamation and other media law breaches.
  • Accredited training in MEAA’s Journalist Code of Ethics and the latest developments in media law.