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

No bail for alleged bottle-shop attack
A Dandenong North bottle-shop owner has allegedly struggled to ward off two would-be intruders armed with a hammer and a knife who have yelled the... Read More »
Railway Ave to get the chop
The closure of Railway Avenue to Racecourse Road commuters has been described as a “Band-Aid” fix, with the more effective, expensive ... Read More »
Gas leak deemed safe
Fire crews responded to a raptured gas leak at a residential property in Narre Warren on 18 July. Firefighters from Hallam CFA were called to the ... Read More »
Police nabbed speeding P Plater
A P-plater was allegedly clocked going almost 25km an hour over the speed limit in Cranbourne on Sunday 15 July. The 30 year-old driver was allegedly ... Read More »
Time to hit the dance floor
People with special needs can get their groove on to monthly disco jams held Pakenham Dance Studio. The Special Needs Disco will be held on the third... Read More »
Woman stabbed in her own home
A 54-year-old woman has suffered serious stab wounds during a sexual assault in her own home in Doveton. Detectives from Victoria Police’s Sexua... Read More »