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Sunday, April 18, 2021


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Media industry changes have provided great expansion opportunities for The Local Paper group. We are building a network of 34 weekly community newspapers – in print and online – across Greater Melbourne. With COVID-19 restrictions set to soon ease there is likely to be an unprecedented demand for advertising from local businesses, trades people, schools,

OURSELVES: 51-year anniversary this week

The publisher of this newspaper, Local Media Pty Ltd, this weekcelebrates the 51-year anniversary of its origins. The company’s Melbourne Observer was first published on September 14, 1969. Current day editor, Ash Long, started with the Observer as a newsboy in the third week of publication in 1969, later also creating The Local Paper group.

COMING SOON. North-West Edition. Starts July 1, 2020

The North-West Edition of The Local Paper hits the streets on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. The North-West Edition covers the local government areas of Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Hume, Maribyrnong, Moonee Valley and Moreland. It will be in hard copy format, available free from more than 100 outlets, and also free online. The Local Paper honours

OURSELVES: Local Paper print editions to resume

The Local Paper will soon return to print, following the announcement this week by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews of a gradual return to re-opening society. Since mid-March, Victorian community life has been virtually closed, with the clear message that people should stay at home to prevent the spreading of the Coronavirus. In some areas, up

Minding our own business

For the record, the business name ‘Dindi Local’ belongs to Local Media Pty Ltd. Our company’s intellectual property includes: • our website www.Dindi.com.au • our prototype websites: Dindi.Biz and Dindi.TV • our newspaper The Local Paper (commonly referred to as ‘The Local’) • our registered business names with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission: Dindi Media,

An idea from The Local Paper

I want to run an idea past you. We publish a free, weekly newspaper called The Local Paper. It is available from 150+ outlets throughout municipalities including Mansfield,. Mitchell, Murrindindi, Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Yarra Ranges. It is also available free, online, at www.LocalPaper.com.au and through Facebook. Normally, we have a weekly print edition. This is

Online issues continue, but print editions suspended

A statewide shutdown of non-essential services has just been announced, and takes place from 12 Noon today (Monday, March 23). This has immediate effect for the print and distribution of The Local Paper and Melbourne Observer newspapers. We will be continuing the weekly publication of our newspapers. We recognise that we have a civic responsibility

Print edition continues … for now

A State of Emergency came into effect on Monday (Mar. 16). across Victoria following the Coronavirus outbreak. There is an unprecedented amount of event cancellations throughout this region, and across the State. Your Local Paper and Melbourne Observer come to you again this week in print and online, with an expanded coverage of the latest

Mitchell Shire Edition launched

The Local Paper now has a separate Mitchell Shire Edition each week. Free copies can be picked up at outlets at Beveridge, Broadford, Puckapunyal, Seymour, Tallarook, Trawool, Wallan and Wandong-Heathcote Junction.

Distribution network expands: 150+ outlets

The Local Paper is now published in five editions on Wednesdays:• Diamond Valley Edition• Mitchell Shire Edition• Murrindindi Edition• Whittlesea Edition• Yarra Valley Edition You can read the paper, free, online at www.LocalPaper.com.au Hard copies of the newspaper are available, free, every week at these outlets: DIAMOND VALLEY EDITIONDIAMOND CREEK• Diamond Creek NewsELTHAM• Eltham News

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