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

Need for flow on Greaves Road
 Greaves Road in Berwick during peak times is ruining neighbourhoods and preventing residents from leaving their homes due to heavy traffic conge... Read More »
Phillip Island death ignites change
A State Government cash injection to Casey and Cardinia will give local government bodies a boost in family violence prevention in the South-East. Min... Read More »
Shop until you drop – Bollywood style
A free Bollywood dance class led by a professional teacher will be held Thursday nights in August and September inside the shopping centre. Marketing ... Read More »
Footpath like a ‘skate ramp’
A Cranbourne resident is in a stand-off with the City of Casey over a “bloody big” council tree she says is causing havoc to her home. Ker... Read More »
Disabled centre booted by developers
A volunteer-run disabled riding school forced off their land by developers are looking for “people power” to help them get their new centr... Read More »
Spot the book lovers
Where was Wally? The famous picture-book character seemed to be everywhere during a book parade at St Paul Apostle North Primary School, Endeavour Hil... Read More »