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

Five generations, nine decades
A 93 year-old Cranbourne man has celebrated a rare feat he thought he would never see. His great-great grandson Dustin James Britter was born on 1... Read More »
A say on sustainability
The Baw Baw Shire council is inviting community feedback on the draft Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2018-2022 to help identify and guide susta... Read More »
Flashing 40km/h sign promise
Flashing 40km/h speed signs will be installed outside Pearcedale Primary School, if the Liberals win the 2018 State Election, member for Hastings ... Read More »
Duo up for business nod
Basketball and financial planning don’t generally go hand in hand. But they came together at the Greater Dandenong Chamber of Commerce Busin... Read More »
Cultures collide
Doveton’s multicultural community came out in force – and colourful dress – to mark Harmony Day. The John Pandazopoulos Hall hosted ... Read More »
New school for Pakenham
A new secondary school will be built in Pakenham as the Victorian Government plans to spend nearly $240 million buying land for 14 new schools. Premie... Read More »