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Townsville Bulletin

Townsville Bulletin masthead

Front page of the Townsville Bulletin
6 October 2007
Type Monday - Saturday newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) News Corp Australia[1]
Publisher Queensland Newspapers
Editor Lachlan Heywood
Founded 1881
Language English
Headquarters Townsville, Australia
198 Ogden St
Townsville QLD 4810
Circulation 84,000 Monday-Friday
104,000 Saturday
Website townsvillebulletin.com.au

The Townsville Bulletin is a daily newspaper published in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It is the only daily paper that serves the northern Queensland region. The paper has a print edition, a free World Wide Web edition, and a subscription digital edition.[2]

The newspaper is published by The North Queensland Newspaper Company Pty Ltd, which is a subsidiary of News Limited.[3] News Limited is Australia’s largest newspaper publisher and a subsidiary of News Corporation associated with Rupert Murdoch.

The newspaper employs over 100 people.

The Bulletin is published Monday through Saturday, with a higher price on the Saturday edition.[4] It is in tabloid format. In 2006 the Bulletin had a readership (average) Monday to Friday of 84,000 (up 15.5% on 2005) and weekend readership (avg) of 104,000 (up 1.96% on 2005)[5] and circulation (avg) of 27,187 Monday to Friday, weekend circulation (avg) of 41,814.[6]

History

The Townsville Bulletin was established in 1881.[7]

The newspaper chartered a Boeing 747 to take North Queensland fans to the 2005 NRL grand final, the Cowboys' first.[8]

It was awarded News Limited's Regional Newspaper of the Year in 2009.

Aerial photos and maps

Google Inc. "satellite view of Townsville Bulletin". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?cid=3516649768252666921&q=Townsville+Bulletin,+Queensland,+Australia&t=h&z=18&iwloc=A. Retrieved 2011-10-01. (requires Javascript)

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.newsspace.com.au/townsville_bulletin_
  2. ^ "Townsville Bulletin - Local and Regional News Townsville, Queensland, Australia". The North Queensland Newspaper Company Pty Ltd. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 
  3. ^ "The North Queensland Newspaper Company Pty. Limited: Private Company Information - BusinessWeek". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 
  4. ^ http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/more/about_us.html
  5. ^ "State of the News Print Media in Australia Report 2006"Roy Morgan Research cited by Australian Press Council . Retrieved 2007-01-12. 
  6. ^ "Audit Bureau of Circulation, Jan-June 2006 cited by Townsville Bulletin - Advertising". Retrieved 2007-01-12. 
  7. ^ "State Library of Western Australia Online Catalogue/All Locations". Government of Western Australia, Department of Health, WA Health Libraries Network. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 
  8. ^ Baynes, Dan (28 September 2005). "Tigers Face Cowboys as Australia Gets 500/1 NRL Final".  


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