Welcome to Star News Group – Connecting people and communities

Star News Group is an independent Australian family owned media company and leading provider operating across Melbourne, Dandenong, Geelong and the Yarra Ranges region.

In the Yarra Ranges Star News Group publish the Mail News Group titles.

In Queensland Star News Group publishes Noosa Today, which circulates to homes from Noosa Heads in the North to Coolum Beach in the South and Cooroy in the West.  Star also publishes the Southern Free Times in Warwick Queensland.

In Melbourne’s West Star jointly owns with Metro Media Publishing six titles under the masthead Star Weekly.

More recently Star News Group has acquired the Ocean Grove Voice, Drysdale Clifton Springs Voice in the Bellarine region and Voice on Pako publication in Geelong. In September 2016 Star launched the Bellarine Voice publication.

Throughout its more than 107 year history Star News Group has always connected with people and communities and is proud of its commitment to both clients and audience.

The local newspaper is the heart of the community. Star News Group has always been committed to the communities it serves; reflecting the opinions, lifestyles, aspirations, concerns and personalities of the community and helping to grow the businesses of its many advertisers.

Star News Group newspapers are exciting, fresh, quality publications, offering advertisers cost effective, ROI positive options to reach their target markets. Importantly, our people are committed and ready to offer advertisers and readers exemplary service in both print and online.

The Star Community portal at starcommunity.com.au presents the online content and epapers for Star, Gazette, News and Journal as well as South East Real Estate and speciality publications.

 

Top Stories from Star Community

Weekend What’s On
Women’s Social Ride Life of Bikes is hosting a social bike ride for women of all ages, fitness levels and experience levels. The ride will be about ... Read More »
Weekend What’s On
2017 Cranbourne GP Run The roar of motorcycles and a sea of colour and chrome will fill the streets of Cranbourne on Saturday 21 October at the Cranbo... Read More »
Weekend What’s On
Festival of Light celebrations This Diwali day will feature traditional live music and Bollywood-inspired performances, food trucks, stalls, free henn... Read More »
Hear ye, hear ye!
Town crier Robert Wingrave, pictured with councillor Wayne Smith, was called into action for the City of Casey’s final council meeting at its old of... Read More »
Heavy metal wins hearts
Car enthusiasts were in their element at the weekend’s Car Megamart annual family fun day. An estimated 1300 classic cars were on display at the Pak... Read More »
Library extends opening hours
Doveton Library will be open more often during the summer months. Its opening hours are now 1.30pm to 8pm on Wednesdays. Free facilities include Wi-Fi... Read More »
Short films long on talent
Entries have opened for Geelong’s first Pulse Film Festival. Local filmmakers, expert and novice, would have the chance to see their films showns at... Read More »
Drownings on the rise
Inland waterways have been identified as the most prominent location for drownings in Australia. In Australia between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017, th... Read More »
Protest against mega mine
Hills residents gathered in front of Earthly Pleasures cafe in Belgrave on Saturday 7 October, calling on the Federal Government to rule out support f... Read More »