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Daily Mercury

Having provided timely and relevant news to the diverse Mackay region for over 140 years, the award-winning Daily Mercury has gained a large and devoted community following. Described as a strong local voice, the Daily Mercury mirrors the people of Mackay and continues to prosper, and remains the sole daily newspaper dedicated to this booming, resource-rich area. The Daily Mercury also features the popular Rural Weekly North & Central Queensland edition every Friday.

  • an average issue of the Daily Mercury is read by 38% of Mackay residents Monday to Friday**
  • the Daily Mercury reaches 112,000 people each week through print and online channels

The Daily Mercury utilises a modular advertising format.  For more information about modular advertising, including sizes, please click here

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To contact the Daily Mercury directly, call 07 4957 0444.

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Distribution map for The Daily Mercury
* emma 12 months ending March 2016
** M-Fri av. readership; Mackay primary distribution area
# ABC January to March 2016; Mon-Fri average; Saturday
APN ARM weekly aggregate audience figure, as developed by Nielsen, November 2012. For more information, please go to ^ Omniture SiteCatalyst March 2016
Daily Mercury


  • Daily, Mon - Sat
Cover Price:
  • $1.80 Mon - Fri
  • $2.00 Sat
  • 42,000 Mon - Fri*
  • 36,000 Sat*
  • 8,186 Mon - Fri#
  • 9,243 Sat#
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Property
  • Motoring
  • Explore
  • The Guide
  • Sport
  • Junior Sport
  • Jobs
  • Better Business
  • Easy Eating
  • Smarter Shopping
  • Great Weekend
  • Rural Weekly (North CQ edition)
Monthly Unique Visitors:
  • 313,000+^


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

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