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Portland Observer

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The Portland Observer is Victoria’s third oldest newspaper, established in 1842. A seaside village has transformed into a hub of industrial development with a world class, deep water port that is home to pleasure craft as well as the fishing fleet. The Port of Portland provides the only shipping port between Port Phillip Bay and Adelaide and has the facilities capable of handling the berthing of all types of bulk and general cargo vessels. The $1.5 billion Alcoa (Portland Aluminium) smelter is the largest single employer in the region with over 800 staff.


Circulated in Portland, Heywood, west to Dartmoor and east to Yambuk.

Published: Monday, Wednesday and Friday (Paid)
Friday is highest circulating day

Circulation: 2,832 (ABC audited)

EGN Format: Modular (32 per page)

Advertising Rates

EGN RatesCasual250cm500cm1,000cm2,500cm5,000cm
Per Module$54.60$48.05$46.41$43.68$40.95$38.22
Full Colour$350
Spot Colour$120

Classified Format: 38cm x 8cols

Per col cm$8.29
Full colourPOA

Property Section

Rates and specifications available on request.

Rates quoted GST exclusive.
Effective until 30th June 2018.