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

Ute in ram-raid
Police believe a vehicle stolen from Cranbourne South may have been used to ram-raid a Pearcedale hardware store in the early hours of Friday 22 Septe... Read More »
Inspiration – buy the book!
Montrose-born inspirational author Heather Hawkins officially launched her book at the Montrose Town Centre on Saturday 2 September. In front of her ... Read More »
Changes flooding in
Melbourne Water has proposed changes to flooding overlays in parts of the Yarra Ranges that are susceptible to flooding. In changes Melbourne Water ho... Read More »
Plan for rail duplication
Detailed planning has begun on the South Geelong to Waurn Ponds rail duplication, after the State Government contracted a company to create a business... Read More »
Night streets are a danger risk
A Dandenong support service says parking restrictions are putting staff and clients at risk. Greater Dandenong Council accepted a letter from Catholic... Read More »
Fire false alarm
Pakenham Central was evacuated following the activation of the fire alarm. Emergency services were called to the John Street shopping plaza shortly af... Read More »
Sailing the Baltic
Diane Read – Helloworld Highton I’D always wanted to visit Scandinavia, and the opportunity to “tick off” the magnificent cities of Os... Read More »
Performance discovers new lands
The whole James Cook Primary School community has been preparing to display its singing and dancing talent on the Drum Theatre stage. The Endeavour Hi... Read More »
Greens open to all
Ocean Grove Bowling Club will hold a ‘come and try’ day on Friday 29 September. The club will throw open its doors to people of all ages to co... Read More »