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

Noble Park remembers
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‘Safe Schools’ slammed
Outspoken parents have slammed the controversial Safe Schools program for “messing with our children’s identity,” during a Casey... Read More »
Thousands gather on High Street to commemorate
 Thousands gathered in Berwick on Anzac Day to remember those who sacrificed their lives for the sanctity of Australian life. High Street wa... Read More »
Missing children spark search
Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate 5 month old Bella, 2 year old Brayden and 11 year old Brooke James-Fielding. Bella, Brayden ... Read More »
Yakkerboo receives high praise
Pakenham’s highly-anticipated Yakkerboo Festival has been declared a “huge success”. Thousands flocked to Bourke Park and Main ... Read More »
Bogut tells kids to aim high
“Never let anybody say that you cannot do something.” This was among the advice Basketball star Andrew Bogut shared with Doveton Colle... Read More »