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APN Australian Regional Media (ARM) connects with over 1 million people across our newspaper and digital network, every week^.

In fact, in a changing media landscape, our total audience has maintained over the last 5 years.  This highlights the important role of our newspapers and websites for the communities that they serve.



The Fraser Coast Chronicle is the booming Fraser Coast region’s dedicated daily read. Featuring a vibrant mix of news and entertainment, the Fraser Coast Chronicle captures the holiday lifestyle of the region and includes coverage of local people, visitors, events, dining and business. The Fraser Coast Chronicle also features the popular Rural Weekly Wide Bay edition and Let's Go Fishing supplements every week, an extensive lifestyle and entertainment section each weekend, and – vital to this high-growth area – a comprehensive property lift-out every Friday.

  • an average Monday to Saturday issue of the Fraser Coast Chronicle is read by 46% of all Maryborough residents, and over 30% of people living in the high-growth city of Hervey Bay*
  • the Fraser Coast Chronicle is the #1 newspaper that Fraser Coast residents turn to when purchasing property, motor vehicles, home furnishings, electrical goods, groceries, clothing and more*


Published: Daily, Mon - Sat

Cover Price: $1.30 Mon - Fri | $1.50 Sat

Circulation:    7,367 (M-F)     8,357 (Sat) 2
Readership: 36,000 (M-F)   32,000 (Sat) 1



Fraser Coast Chronicle’s website has a new look, new features, and more ways to connect with your community in one convenient location. With a distinct emphasis on local, relevant news and information as well as a design that encourages the local community to contribute, the new websites are very much like online town centres.

Advertisers will benefit from the new design too, as you will have the opportunity to integrate your brands across key content and verticals, engaging pre-roll video ads and high impact advertising solutions, in addition to display media


UBs: 75,784    
PIs:   664,196              
Ave User Session: 06:66 **

For rates, specifications and more information, contact us today!



^Source: Unduplicated audience calculated using method developed by Nielsen. The calculation method is based on level of duplication across all sites combined and is not site specific - digital and print audiences are based on: Digital data source: Nielsen SiteCensus average weekly UBs from October 2011 to September 2012. Print readership source: EMMA; Net readership of all surveyed titles; APN total distribution area

1 EMMA for the 12 months ending September 2014:  APN total distribution area
2 ABC July – Sept 2014; Mon-Fri average; Saturday
* M-Sat av. readership; Hervey Bay / Maryborough primary distribution areas

** Neilsen Site Census July 2014