Townsville Bulletin

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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 Jenna Cairney
Founded 1881
Language English
Headquarters Australia Townsville, Australia
Level 2, 538 Flinders St
Townsville QLD 4810
Circulation 84,000 Monday-Friday
104,000 Saturday

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.[citation needed]

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]


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.[citation needed]

Aerial photos and maps

Google (2011-10-01). "satellite view of Townsville Bulletin" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-10-01. (requires Javascript)


The paper has been digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program of the National Library of Australia.[9][10]

See also


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-04-30. Retrieved 2013-07-14.
  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. ^
  5. ^ "Roy Morgan Research cited by Australian Press Council State of the News Print Media in Australia Report 2006". Archived from the original on 2007-01-13. Retrieved 2007-01-12.
  6. ^ "Audit Bureau of Circulation, Jan-June 2006 cited by Townsville Bulletin - Advertising". Archived from the original on January 11, 2007. 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". Retrieved 30 August 2011.
  9. ^ "Newspaper and magazine titles". Trove. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  10. ^ "Newspaper Digitisation Program". Trove. Retrieved 24 July 2015.

External links

  • Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1907 - 1954) at Trove

Coordinates: 19°15′46″S 146°48′56″E / 19.2627°S 146.8155°E / -19.2627; 146.8155

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