Brisbane City

Brisbane newspapers provide a wealth of insight into the city and its past. From obituaries to military lists, these records offer insight into Brisbane life.

The Courier-Mail is Brisbane’s most popular daily, published Monday to Saturday in tabloid format. Its editorial offices are situated in Bowen Hills, the inner northern suburbs of Brisbane, while it is printed at Murarrie.

The Courier-Mail

Since 1846, The Courier-Mail has been Queensland’s largest newspaper and Australia’s oldest daily paper; it was purchased by News Corp in 1987.

It has a large and diverse readership, as well as an active community presence. Furthermore, it publishes various magazines and supplements.

The Courier-Mail is published by Queensland Newspapers Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of News Corporation Australia.

The Courier-Mail, Brisbane’s largest daily newspaper, has not had an online presence since 2008. It also has a history of publishing controversial stories; four times it was accused of violating family law restrictions and fined $120,000 in 2014.

The Daily Mail

The Daily Mail is a British broadsheet newspaper founded in 1896 that quickly rose to become the second-bestselling newspaper in Britain.

The Daily Mail’s online version, Mail Online, is the largest English-language newspaper website worldwide. It boasts an active social media presence with its dedicated Facebook page where readers can leave comments on articles.

Content on this platform often seeks to elicit feelings of hate, fear, anger, sadness and disgust within readers. Furthermore, it attempts to foster an edgy atmosphere without boundaries for its viewers.

In 1896, Alfred Harmsworth (later Lord Northcliffe) founded The Daily Mail. As an innovator and pioneer in newspaper technology, he helped establish a paper-making plant in Newfoundland as well as teaching hansom cab drivers how to drive motor vehicles.

The Catholic Leader

The Catholic Leader, previously known as The Catholic Age, was established in Brisbane, Australia in 1892 and quickly gained notoriety as Australia’s first Catholic newspaper. Since then it has served as an essential media source for Queensland’s vibrant Catholic population.

This paper delves into all facets of Catholic faith and addresses religious topics that are pertinent for today’s society.

News Corp Australia owns and publishes Australia’s fourth highest circulated newspaper, The Australian, which boasts an audience of 2.6 million monthly readers. Published daily except Sunday, it is owned by News Corp Australia.

It also covers political, business, World and lifestyle stories. With an overall audience of 2 million monthly viewers, its website continues to draw in a loyal following.

Queensland Country Life

Queensland Country Life, a weekly rural newspaper covering the entirety of Queensland with over 85 years in operation, provides unparalleled reach into Queensland’s vibrant agricultural community.

Queensland experiences tropical and subtropical climates, with average January maxima ranging from 82 degF (28 degC) on the coast to 99 degF (37 degC) in the interior. Furthermore, this state boasts some of the world’s most diverse flora and fauna.

The state’s vegetation is dominated by tropical rainforests that cover much of its coastal regions. Low acacia woodlands and grasslands abound further inland, where tough, spiky spinifex trees reign supreme. The Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral structure, serves as one of the major tourist draws for visitors to Queensland.

The MX

The MX is a free afternoon newspaper distributed throughout Brisbane each weekday afternoon. It is owned and published by News Corp Australia, an Australian media conglomerate.

mX began in Melbourne in 2001 and soon spread to Sydney and Brisbane. As a tabloid, it covered light news, sport and entertainment with irreverent headlines and irreverent writing style.

This newspaper was part of what became known as the newspaper wars, modeling Britain and Sweden’s giveaway press model that directly targeted young readers and commuters.

As readers moved away from print to digital, News Corporation found themselves no longer profitable and must close down. Management has warned staff redundancies are inevitable but they will strive to redeploy as many staffers as possible.