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Ballina Shire Advocate

The Ballina Shire Advocate is the only Ballina community newspaper delivered door-to-door, across the entire shire, every week. The popular publication continues to service an area that boasts strong tourism and fishing industries and a commercial centre with a full range of community, sporting and social facilities. Recognised as the voice of the Ballina community for more than a century, the Ballina Shire Advocate is read by 61% of residents**, and covers a wide range of local issues ranging from education and local government to health and special events.  

The Ballina Shire Advocate utilises a modular advertising format. For more information about modular advertising, including sizes, please click here.

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To contact the Ballina Shire Advocate directly, call 02 6686 0022.

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Circulation Towns / Postcodes

Alstonville 2477
Wardell 2477
Ballina 2478
Wollongbar 2477
Lennox Head 2478
* emma 12 months ending March 2016
** Ballina Shire Advocate total distribution area
# CAB October 2015 to March 2016
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  • Every Wednesday
Cover Price:
  • Free
  • 21,000*
  • 16,359#
Monthly Unique Visitors:
  • 8,900+


We have readership across booming Australian regions - from Mackay in North Queensland to Clarence Valley in Northern New South Wales.

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