LAST DAYS: $5 a month for the stories that matter

IN times of crisis and emergency, the importance of keeping our region fully informed is paramount.

Our local journalists work long hours to cover the stories that really matter, even over the summer holiday period when many others are taking a break.

When there are major disasters, like fires and floods, the information that news websites convey can literally save lives. Stories providing critical safety information on our websites remain free.

But the stories behind the stories - the real human insights - are for our subscribers only. Local subscribers help fund the vital work that we do.

And to that end, we're offering a great deal to ensure we can continue to employ the biggest news teams in our regions to cover stories that matter to you.

For just $5 a month for the first three months, we are encouraging those who haven't already become a digital subscriber to give us a go  - even just to see what you are missing out on.

Across our regional websites, more than 100,000 have already become subscribers to what is Australia's best value news subscription deal.

Not only does your subscription give you full access to your local website, but also News Corp major metropolitan and regional titles, including The Courier-Mail, The Daily Telegraph, Melbourne's Herald-Sun, NT News, the Gold Coast Bulletin, Cairns Post, Townsville Bulletin and Hobart Mercury to name a few.

That give you access also to News' hugely popular SuperCoach competition via your state website, as well subscriber rewards worth hundreds of dollars each year.


■ Full unrestricted digital access to this website on all your devices
■ Exclusive offers, tickets, eBooks and unique experiences with our subscriber-only +Rewards program worth hundreds a year


■ Your subscription will deliver full access to our premium  app experience for your local newspaper together with News' top metropolitan and regional mastheads
■ Ability to set news alerts and notifications making sure you get the news when you want it most
■ Access to the Digital Print Edition, to view your local newspaper as it's printed from 5am daily

As a subscriber, you'll see fewer intrusive ads on our site - we've rolled out even more improvements for subscribers that will make our site cleaner, easier to read and faster to load.

Check out the latest deals on offer here or phone our subscriptions team on 1300 361 604 Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm (AEST)

Thank you for supporting local journalism that matters. Remember, we're for you.

News Corp Australia

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