ABOUT - Star News Group

Star News Group is an independent Australian family owned media company and leading provider.

In Melbourne’s south east Star publish the Berwick Star News, Pakenham Gazette, Pakenham Officer Star News, Cranbourne Star News, Dandenong Star Journal and Endeavour Hills Doveton Hallam Star Journal.

In the Shire of Yarra Ranges Star News Group publish six titles under the Star Mail brand.

In Melbourne’s West Star publishes six titles under the masthead Star Weekly. Star also publish the Geelong Independent as well as the Ocean Grove Voice on the Bellarine Peninsula.

In Queensland Star News Group publish Noosa Today, which distributes to audiences in the Noosa Shire. Star is also partnered to produce South Burnett Today and Central & North Burnett Today as well as Gympie Today, CQ Today, Ipswich News Today, Leader Today in Longreach and Bundaberg Today. Star also publishes the Warwick Today and Stanthorpe Today newspapers in the Southern Downs, QLD region.

On the Limestone Coast, Star is partnered with South Australia and Victoria publishers to produce The Border Watch based in Mt Gambier.

Star publishes a number of niche titles in print and online including area specific “Kids” publications targeted to parents, as well as a numerous education titles under the Themes Education brand. Star also publish The Victorian Probian on behalf of the Victorian Probian Association.

Star also operates Fermax Distribution company, a letterbox distribution business as well as our contact centre Network Classifieds along with the Today Services Home Delivery customer contact centre.

In recent years the company has taken on a digital focus with Digital Edition ePapers, websites mirroring each of its mastheads and have a thriving social presence. As well as a digital marketing venture called Media Platform, which provides a comprehensive solution for businesses wanting to take control of their online presence. Additionally Star has a partnership with real estate listings site realestateview.com.au

A progressive publishing company, Star News Group has a reputation for developing a diverse range of community publications.

Throughout its more than 100 years history Star News Group has always connected with people and communities and is proud of its commitment to both clients and readers. 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.

Star News Group offers businesses a comprehensive marketing solution from mass media print, social, online and more.



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