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-- Adelaide, South Australia -- The Advertiser is published
each morning Monday to Saturday. This tabloid is read by over 580,000
people Monday to Friday and more than 740,000 each Saturday. Monday
to Saturday, a week of features includes Money, Life, 7 Days TV,
Employment, Food and Wine, Motoring, The Guide, Out and About, the
Saturday Magazine, Real Estate and Employment. The Sunday Mail is
the highest reaching of any media vehicle in South Australia. In
fact, the Sunday Mail is the highest reaching per capita of any Sunday
publication in the nation. Every Sunday, more than 340,000 people
buy a copy. And it's read by over 800,000 people. Updated daily.
-- Burnie, Tasmania -- Updated daily.
-- Melbourne, Victoria -- Located in the south-east corner
of Australia, Melbourne is the nation's second-biggest city. The
Age employs a team of online reporters to break local and national
stories through the day, along with video and audio media. It is
part of the f2 network, representing
Australia's John Fairfax publishing group. For sports fans, The
online also publishes the national sports site SportsToday,
the cricket site The Pavilion
and RealFooty for Australian
Springs News -- Alice Springs, Northern Territory
-- The Alice Springs News is the largest independent newspaper in
the Northern Territory of Australia. The News appears each Wednesday
in Alice Springs, with a circulation of 11,400. Updated daily.
Financial Review -- Sydney, New South Wales --
The Australian Financial Review is Australia’s pre-eminent
business, finance and technology publication. It provides a daily
analysis of the latest news from the Banking, Finance and Information
Technology sector, and breaking news from the business sector and
the political arena. The Australia Financial Review is divided into
free and premium content sections. Circulation is 90,000 for weekday
edition and 92,500 for weekend edition stated in March 2002 audit.
-- Sydney, New South Wales -- The Australian covers news throughout
Australia working from bureaus from Hobart to Cairns and printing
presses from Perth to Townsville. The idea that a single newspaper
could appeal to all Australians and
one city, was boldly spelled out when Rupert Murdoch decided that
the first newspaper launch of his career would be a vigorous national
daily for a young and vast country. Choosing the national capital
as the first headquarters of The Australian, Murdoch unveiled the
newspaper on July 15, 1964 with a front-page
promise to deliver "the impartial information and the independent
thinking that are essential to the further advance of our country." The
Australian is now headquartered in Sydney. Updated daily.
Advertiser -- Bendigo, Victoria -- Updated daily.
Community Newsletter -- Braidwood, New South
A community newsletter pertaining to events in Braidwood, a small
rural community near the capital city, and commentary on local,
national and international affairs. Updated monthly.
Times -- Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
(ACT) -- The paper was founded in 1926. Its motto 'To
serve the national city and through it the nation' reflects
on the importance its original
owners placed on serving the needs of what was then a town focused
around Federal Parliament. The focus of the newspaper is still to
serve the needs of its community which directly reflects in the appeal
of the newspaper as Canberra's primary source of news, views and
advertising information. This important mix of local, national and
international coverage seven days-a-week is not fully available from
any other source. The Canberra Times is read by 124,000 people Monday
to Friday, 184,000 people on Saturday and 112,000 people
on Sunday. Updated daily.
News -- Niddrie, Victoria -- Updated daily.
-- Ballarat, Victoria -- Updated daily.
Mail -- Brisbane, Queensland -- The
Courier-Mail is Queensland's largest newspaper and second
largest in Australia, has been published for
almost 70 years. The Courier Mail is the prime news
and information-gathering force in Queensland and has a well-won
reputation for breaking
big news stories. The
Courier Mail was recognised at the recent Queensland
Media Awards where it won seven categories of the competition including
a Walkley Award for breaking the best sports story of
last year. Updated daily.
Gazette -- Euroa, Victoria -- General information
Advertiser -- Geelong, Victoria -- Updated daily.
Coast Bulletin -- Molendinar, Queensland -- Updated
River Gazette -- South Greenough, Western Australia
-- Updated monthly.
Sun -- Mebourne, Victoria --
The Herald Sun was established in 1990 as an amalgam of the afternoon
daily, The Herald, and the morning daily, The Sun News-Pictorial.
It sells more than 550,000 copies a day, reaching 1.5 million readers. In
February 2001 it launched MX, a free daily newspaper for Melbourne
rail commuters and CBD workers. The company also prints the Victoria
and Tasmania editions of the national daily, The
the Sunday Telegraph.Updated daily.
Mercury -- Wollogong, New South Wales -- Updated
- International Business Times -- Sydney, New South Wales -- The International Business Times (Australia) is an online publication that strives to product essential financial news from all the world's markets through its extended editorial network and to transmits them instantly to our audience in Australia and other countries. Update daily.
Free Press -- Kilmore, Victoria -- General information
Echo -- Kununurra, Western Australia -- Updated
Valley Voice -- Kenilworth, Queensland -- Updated
-- Hobart, Tasmania -- The Mercury is Tasmania's largest circulating
daily newspaper. Based in the largest population centre, Hobart,
The Mercury reaches 68% of Hobart (134,000 readership) and the southern
region through the week and a massive
82% on Saturdays (164,000 readership). Updated daily.
Times / Alpine Observer -- Bright, Victoria -- Updated
Herald -- Newcastle, New South Wales -- Information
only, no news.
-- Content from several Australia Newspapers -- News Interactive
is the third largest online publisher in Australia and is the
new media division of News Limited, Australia's largest media
company. With a wide rearch, News.com.au also publishes some of the
Australia's leading websites; NEWS.com.au, CareerOne, AustralianIT
News Interative also
News Limited's major metropolitan newspapers, including The Australian,
The Daily Telegraph, The Courier-Mail, Herald Sun, The Advertiser
Queensland Register -- Townsville, Queensland --
Rivers Echo -- Lismore, New South Wales
-- Updated daily.
Independent -- Brisbane, Queensland --
The Queensland Independent is a community newspaper produced
by staff and students of the School of Journalism and Communication
at the University of Queensland.Updated monthly.
Independent -- Nowra, NSW -- Updated weekly.
Mail -- Brisbane, Queensland -- The
Sunday Mail is Queensland's number one selling and read newspaper
and the second-biggest selling newspaper in Australia with
a readership in excess of 1,450,000. The Sunday Mail covers
a vast state, a wide range of readers and the fastest growing
economy in the country, the newspaper has seven editions with
content specifically written for them. Updated weekly.
Tasmanian -- Hobart, Tasmania -- Updated weekly.
Telegraph -- Sydney, New South Wales --
The Sunday Telegraph is the biggest-selling and brightest newpaper
in Australia - bought by more than 719,000 people every week
and enjoyed by more than 2 million readers. With a total readership
of almost 3.5 million people the Sunday Magazine is Australia's
best read magazine. The colour magazine features interviews with
the world's biggest celebrities and fascinating insights into people, places
Times -- Perth, Western Australia -- Updated
Morning Herald -- Sydney, New South Wales --
The Sydney Morning Herald is Australia’s most prestigious
daily newspaper. The Sydney Morning Herald's internet edition,
smh.com.au, is published and updated daily. The main content
- drawn from The Sydney Morning Herald print edition - goes
live between 1am and 2am daily. It is updated throughout the
day as news breaks. Sports fans should check out both Rugby
Heaven (brought to your by the Sidney Morning Herald, The New
Zealand Herald and Independent Online-SA
- Townsville Bulletin -- Townsville,
Queensland -- Known
as the capital of North Queensland, Townsville boasts 180,000 people
and is located right on the Great Barrier Reef. The city also houses
Australia's largest army barracks and one of the world's leading marine
research institutions as well as rugby league, men's basketball and
women's basketball teams in our top-tier national competitions. As
a result national-standard news is generated and covered at a local
level on a daily basis.
Diary -- Warrandyte, Victoria -- Updated monthly.
Standard -- Warrnambool, Victoria -- Updated daily.
- Westender -- Brisbane,
Queensland --Known as Brisbane's Urban Voice, the Westender is
an independent publication that focuses on happenings in inner, urban
news, the Brisbane small
business community, community organisations, the development & real
estate scene, the thriving creative arts and entertainment happenings.
Times -- Airlie Beach, Queensland -- Updated daily.