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Register of eligible news businesses

News businesses registered under the news media bargaining code.

Contact us on bargainingcode@acma.gov.au if you have any questions about the register.

Adding or removing news sources

To add or remove a news source from a registered news business, please email us at bargainingcode@acma.gov.au.

Notifying the ACMA of loss of eligibility

Under the code, registered news business corporations must inform us as soon as practicable in the following circumstances:

  • a news source registered to their news business no longer meets the content, Australian audience or professional standards test
  • the registered news business corporation no longer meets the revenue test
  • the registered news business corporation no longer operates or controls each news source registered to the news business.

To inform the ACMA of a loss of eligibility, or to discuss any change in circumstances, please email us at bargainingcode@acma.gov.au.

Failure to notify the ACMA is subject to a civil penalty. For more information, please see the ACMA guidelines.

Changes to the point of contact

To notify us of any changes to the nominated point of contact, please email us at bargainingcode@acma.gov.au.

Please note that registered news businesses are subject to obligations relating to communications from responsible digital platform corporations, as set out in section 52Z of the code.

Register of eligible news businesses

The register will be progressively populated as news businesses are registered by the ACMA.

News business corporation Australian Business Number Registered news  business Registered News Source/s and content link News source type Date Registered Contact Contact information
Inside Story Publishing Pty Ltd 40 617 195 230 Inside Story Inside Story
(http://insidestory.org.au)
A website or part of a website 11/05/2021
Revoked on 23/12/2021 at request of news business corporation.
Peter Browne

Email: bargainingcode@acma.gov.au

Contact details were removed at date of news business revocation.

West Coast Radio Pty Ltd 65 009 090 671 West Coast Radio Pty Ltd

97.3 Coast FM
(https://www.coastlive.com.au/news/)

91.7 The Wave
(https://www.917thewave.com.au/news)

Two websites or parts of websites 11/05/2021 Nick Morgan

Ph: (08) 9581 2666

Email: nickm@coastradio.com.au

Stormvale Pty Ltd as Trustee for Creighton Family Trust 75 265 328 811 Fassifern Guardian & Tribune Fassifern Guardian and Tribune
(https://www.fassifernguardian.com/fassifern-guardian--tribune)
A newspaper masthead 11/05/2021 Wendy Dorothea Creighton

Ph: 0498 004 165

Email: wendy@boonahnewspapers.com.au

Australian Property Media Publications Pty Ltd 49 166 302 263 Australian Property Journal Australian Property Journal
(https://www.australianpropertyjournal.com.au)
A website or part of a website 11/05/2021 Nelson Sousa Yap

Ph: 0412 652 009

Email: nelson@australianpropertyjournal.com.au

Polaris Media Pty Ltd 54 618 993 967 The Australian Jewish News The Australian Jewish News
(https://www.jewishnews.net.au)
A newspaper masthead 21/05/2021 David Redman

Ph: 0418 546 005

Email: DRedman@jewishnews.net.au

Junkee Media PTY LTD 45 091 839 468 Junkee Junkee
(https://Junkee.com)
A website or part of a website 21/05/2021 Page Henty Ph:  02 85992419

Email: page.henty@northernpictures.com.au

Region Group Pty Ltd 85 168 887 232 Region Media Group

About Regional
(https://aboutregional.com.au)

RiotACT
(https://the-riotact.com)

Two websites or parts of websites 21/05/2021 Michael McGoogan

Ph: 0405 821 494

Email: michael@region.com.au

The Royal Institution of Australia 98 638 459 658 The Royal Institution of Australia COSMOS Magazine
(https://cosmosmagazine.com)
A magazine 26/05/2021 Sarah Brennen

Ph: 0418 837 760

Email:  sbrennen@riaus.org.au

Dailymail.com Australia Pty Ltd 94 166 912 465 Daily Mail Australia Daily Mail Australia
(https://www.dailymail.co.uk/auhome/index.html)
A website or part of a website 26/05/2021 Peter John Holder

Ph: 0423 560 511

Email: peter.holder@mailonline.com

Portasea Pty Ltd 70 141 250 213 Mareeba Express The Express Newspaper
(https://www.theexpressnewspaper.com.au/)
A newspaper masthead 31/05/2021 Carlo Portella

Ph: 0408 924 312

Email: carl@theexpressnewspaper.com.au

Starts at 60 Pty Ltd 43 168 338 289 Starts at 60 Pty Ltd Starts at 60
(https://startsat60.com/category/media)
A website or part of a website 4/06/2021 Leanne Stavrou

Ph: (07) 3139 0760

Email: admin@startsat60.com

The Paton Family Trust 62 575 182 443 Hills to Hawkesbury Community Newspapers

Hills to Hawkesbury Community News
(https://hillstohawkesbury.com.au/home-page/current-issue/)

Galston, Glenorie & Hills Rural News 
(https://galstoncommunity.com.au

Dooral Roundup
(https://dooralroundup.com.au

A newspaper masthead

Two websites or parts of websites

25/06/2021

Two additional news sources added 18/3/2022

Diana Paton

Ph: 0408 011 193

Email: diana@adelphi.net.au

Alt Media Pty Ltd 52 600 903 348 City Hub Sydney; Inner West Independent; cityhubsydney.com.au City Hub Sydney; Inner West Independent; cityhubsydney.com.au
(https://cityhubsydney.com.au)
A newspaper masthead 25/06/2021 Lawrence Gibbons

Ph:  04 2521 8960

Email: lawrence@altmedia.net.au

Out Publications Pty Ltd 41 634 037 175 Star Observer; Sydney Star Observer; starobserver.com.au Star Observer; Sydney Star Observer;  Melbourne Star Observer;  starobserver.com.au 
(https://www.starobserver.com.au/)
A  newspaper masthead 14/07/2021 Lawrence Gibbins

Ph: 04 2521 8960

Email: lawrence@altmedia.net.au

Media and Media Group Pty Ltd 46 112 061 382 Chinese News and Media Group. www.1688.com.au
(www.1688.com.au)
A website or part of a website 19/07/2021 Wendy Huang

Ph: 0410 688 339

Email:  Wendychuang@icloud.com

Croakey Health Media Limited 59 628 369 335 Croakey Health Media. Croakey Health Media 
(https://www.croakey.org/)
A website or part of a website 20/07/2021 Melissa Sweet

Ph: 0411 459 274

Email:  melissa@croakey.org  

AUSBIZ TV Pty Ltd 72 634 751 303 ausbiz ausbiz
(https://ausbiz.com.au/)
A program of audio or video content designed to be distributed over the internet 5/08/2021 Kylie Willis (Merritt)

Ph: 0407 540 76

Email: kylie@ausbiz.com.au

Print & Digital Publishing Pty Ltd 50 125 441 812 Time Out

Time Out Sydney
(https://timeout.com/sydney/news)

Time Out Melbourne
(https://www.timeout.com/melbourne/news)

Two websites or parts of websites

9/08/2021

Additional news source 18/8/2021

 

Jason Woodards

Ph:  0410 877 944

Email: jason.woodards@timeout.com

The Trustee for The Urban List Trust 56 349 266 482 Urban List Urban List
(https://www.theurbanlist.com/news)
A website or part of a website 11/08/2021 Susannah George

Ph:  0418 889 288

Email: sgeorge@theurbanlist.com

Two Birds Media Pty Ltd 59 627 604 62 Primer Primer
(https://primer.com.au/category/stories/)
A website or part of a website 12/08/2021 Anna Saunders

Ph: 0416 977 533

Email: anna@primer.com.au

Pro Bono Australia Pty Ltd 53 090 770 666 Pro Bono Australia Pro Bono News
(www.probonoaustralia.com.au/news)
A website or part of a website 16/08/2021 Karen Mahlab

Ph: 0417 538 001

Email: kmahlab@probonoaustralia.com.au

Broadsheet Media Pty Ltd 20 131 593 201 Broadsheet

Broadsheet Melbourne
(https://www.broadsheet.com.au/melbourne/city-file)

Broadsheet Sydney
(https://www.broadsheet.com.au/sydney/city-file)

Broadsheet Brisbane
(https://www.broadsheet.com.au/brisbane/city-file)

Broadsheet Adelaide
(https://www.broadsheet.com.au/adelaide/city-file)

Broadsheet Perth
(https://www.broadsheet.com.au/perth/city-file)

Five websites or parts of websites 9/09/2021 Nicholas Shelton Ph:  0417 363 447
Email: nick@broadsheet.com.au
Special Broadcasting Service Corporation (SBS) 91 314 398 574 Special Broadcasting Service Corporation (SBS)

Dateline
(https://www.sbs.com.au/news/dateline/)

Insight
(https://www.sbs.com.au/news/insight/)

NITV News
(https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/

NITV Radio
(https://www.sbs.com.au/language/nitv-radio)

SBS News
(www.sbs.com.au/news)

SBS News audio
(https://www.sbs.com.au/news/audio)

The Feed
(https://www.sbs.com.au/news/the-feed/)

SBS Language services

63 separate SBS language news sources have been registered. A list containing the news source name and content link of each can be found here.

All news sources have been classified as a website or part of a website 12/10/2021 Michael Coonan

Ph: 0407 601 681

Email: Michael.coonan@sbs.com.au

Western Sydney Publishing Group 32 608 107 857 Western Sydney Publishing Group

Western Weekender
(https://www.westernweekender.com.au)

Parra News
(https://www.parranews.com.au)

Two newspaper mastheads 20/10/2021 Troy Dodds

Ph: 0405 309 192

Email: Troy.Dodds@westernweekender.com.au

The Conversation Media Group Limited 44 142 923 653 The Conversation Media Group Limited The Conversation
(https://theconversation.com/au)
A website or part of a website 21/10/2021 Lisa Watts

Ph: 03 9008 6168

Email: accounts@theconversation.edu.au

Southern Cross Austereo Pty Ltd 78 109 243 110 Southern Cross Austereo Pty Ltd 90 separate news sources have been registered. A list containing the news source name and content link of each can be found here.

58 news sources have been classified as a website or part of a website.

 

30 news sources have been classified as a program of audio or video content designed to be distributed over the internet.

 

2 news sources have been classified as television program or channel.

4/11/2021

2 news sources were removed at the request of the news business corporation on 17/1/2023.

Tony Hudson

Ph:

03 9252 1013

Email: Tony.Hudson@sca.com.au

Southern Cross Austereo Pty Ltd -  Continued     85 separate news sources have been registered. A list containing the news source name and content link of each, along with  a program schedule can be found here. 85 news sources have been classified as a radio program or channel. Additional news sources 2/2/2022    
Southern Cross Austereo Pty Ltd -  Continued    

Post: News in Five
(https://www.listnr.com/podcasts/post-news-in-five)

The Politics Podcast
(https://www.listnr.com/podcasts/the-politics-podcast

A program of audio or video content designed to be
distributed over the internet

Additional news sources 21/09/2022

News sources were removed at the request of the news business corporation on 27/3/2024

   
Southern Cross Austereo Pty Ltd -  Continued     This Arvo in Sydney
(https://www.listnr.com/podcasts/this-arvo-in-sydney)
A program of audio or video content designed to be
distributed over the internet

Additional news source 26/04/2023

News source was removed at the request of the news business corporation on 18/8/2023.

   
News Cop Pty Ltd 69 648 118 352 News Cop Pty Ltd News Cop
(www.newscop.com.au)
A website or part of a website 24/11/2021 Adam Cox

Ph: 1300 255 419

Email: ceo@newscop.com.au

Coastal Broadcasters Pty Ltd 52 009 754 456 Coastal Broadcasters Pty Ltd Trading as 4KZ, KOOL-FM & 4AM

Northern News (embedded audio content)(www.nqradio.com.au/our-stations/radio-4kz/, www.nqradio.com.au/our-stations/4am/, www.nqradio.com.au/our-stations/kool-fm/)

Rural Report (embedded audio content)(www.nqradio.com.au/our-stations/radio-4kz/, www.nqradio.com.au/our-stations/4am/)

A radio program or channel 24/11/2021 Al Kirton

Ph: 07 4061 6677

Email: al@nqradio.com.au

Valetta Media Pty Ltd 42 643 282 973 Valetta Media Pty Ltd The Lockyer & Somerset Independent
(https://issuu.com/thelockyerandsomersetindependent/docs)
A newspaper masthead 31/5/2022 Bruce Horrocks

Ph: (07) 4574 5200

Email: bruce@tlsindependent.com.au

S Holt and S.J Holt t/a MyCity Media 46 716 990 054 MyCity Media MyCity Media
(www.mycitylogan.com.au)
A newspaper masthead 17/06/2022 Simon Holt Ph:  0477 316 892

Email:  simon@mycitylogan.com.au

Post Newspapers Pty Ltd 50 008 917 717 Post Newspapers Post Online
(https://postnewspapers.com.au/read-the-post/)
A newspaper masthead 28/06/2022 Bret Christian Ph:   08 9381 3088

Email: bret@postnewspapers.com.au

Man of Many Pty Ltd 73 163 331 280 Man of Many Man of Many
(https://manofmany.com/news)
A website or part of a website 9/08/2022 Scott Purcell Ph: 0403496680

Email: scott@manofmany.com

ACE Radio Broadcasters Pty Ltd 16 064 882 042 ACE Radio 17 separate news sources have been registered. A list containing the news source name and content link of each can be found here. 17 news sources have been classified as a website or part of a website 12/08/2022 Daryl Foster

Ph: 03 9928 4888

Email: darylf@team.aceradio.com.au

ACE Radio Broadcasters Pty Ltd     17 separate news sources have been registered. A list containing the news source name and content link of each, along with a program schedule can be found here. 17 news sources have been classified as a radio program or channel Additional news sources 21/09/2022    
Sports Entertainment Network Pty Ltd 63 129 637 378 Sports Entertainment Network (SEN) 32 separate news sources have been registered. A list containing the news source name and content link of each can be found here. 32 news sources have been classified as a radio program or channel 28/10/2022 Jodie Simm
 

Ph: 0405 309 192

Email: jodie@sen.com.au

Zero Digital Media Pty Ltd 27 603 479 063 Zero Digital Sports Zero Tackle
(https://www.zerotackle.com/culture/)
A website or part of a website 14/02/2023 James Spinks

Ph: 0434 032 615

Email: jamesspinks@gmail.com

Business News Australia Pty Ltd 78 095 179 678 Business News Australia Business News Australia 
(https://www.businessnewsaustralia.com/)
A website or part of a website 04/04/2023 Camilla Jansen (Westerlund)

Ph: 0414 183 131

Email: cj@businessnewsaustralia.com

Solstice Media Pty Ltd 63 105 598 187 Solstice Media

InDaily News Australia 
(www.indaily.com.au)

InQueensland   
(www.inqld.com.au)

Two websites or parts of a website 04/09/2023 Paul Hamra

Ph: 0418 842 411

Email: phamra@solsticemedia.com.au

Nine Entertainment Co. Holdings Limited 60 122 203 892 Nine

Brisbane Times
(www.brisbanetimes.com.au)

The Age
(www.theage.com.au)

The Australian Financial Review
(www.afr.com)

The Sydney Morning Herald
(www.smh.com.au)

WA Today
(www.watoday.com.au)

Nine.com.au   
(www.nine.com.au)

5 newspaper mastheads

A website or part of a website

19/03/2024 Penelope Hobart

Ph: 02 9965 2427

Email: legal@nine.com.au

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