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The Works Q2 – Community

Think local, act local Community news media lifts awareness of new products and services More community news media readers are introduced to new products and...

The Works Q3 – Community

   Local shop 5:6 readers prefer to shop locally Five out of every six readers of community newspapers support local businesses. Some 80 per cent...

NewsLocal celebrates volunteers with Do Something campaign

NewsLocal will help launch Australia’s first Do Something Day, the country’s biggest celebration of volunteering and random acts of kindness. News Corp Australia’s local newspaper...

Developer helps give new community its own paper

A new community is being born in the Ripley Valley, 9km south of Ipswich, Queensland, as land is sub-divided and thousands of new homes are...

NewsLocal in major redesign of 20 mastheads

NewsLocal has undertaken the first major overhaul of its 20 community newspapers since 2011 with a new logo, redesign and a revamp of its sections....

Activism pays off for an old campaigner

The Area News has built a solid reputation for its activism on behalf of the Griffith community in the NSW Riverina district – a standing...

New editor for Border Mail

Editor of The Chronicle and The Sunday Canberra Times, Niall Boyle, is the new editor of Albury-Wodonga newspaper The Border Mail. Boyle replaces current Border...

Pressing for change

When newspapers get behind an idea or a cause, people listen and lives can be altered. DECLAN GOOCH looks at what makes a good campaign.

Papers put council operations under the spotlight

Archaic and secretive government operations are the target of a push by the Mercury and the Sunday Tasmanian that has already driven change, with Hobart...

A paper that cares saves a life

By Eliza Goetze and Declan Gooch The power of newspapers can influence people to reach into their pockets, and, as the NSW regional daily The...

Regional paper takes up fight for Diggers

The mounting physical and mental problems faced by returned servicemen are the focus of a new campaign launched by the Townsville Bulletin in the year...

Herald Sun hospital appeal tops $17 million

A record $17 million has been raised for Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital in a Good Friday appeal supported by the Herald Sun. The appeal was started...