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

Around the bay the other way
A local bicycle club has stepped up to help a struggling father whose ex-wife killed one of his twin baby girls and left the other severely disabled. ... Read More »
GP runs on and on
Bumper crowds flocked to the streets of Cranbourne to wave-off thousands of motorcyclists that roared into town for Casey’s annual Cranbourne GP Run... Read More »
Superules breathing new life into footy careers
For footballers in their mid-30s facing the end of their careers at senior level and looking for a way of staying involved in the game, the Beaconsfie... 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 »
Fans welcome to Tigers’ hard-fought win
Tigers’ tragics will have the chance to get up close with the 2017 AFL Premiership Cup this weekend. Over the coming months, the cup is visiting reg... 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 »