The Torres News is a weekly newspaper published from the Torres Strait administrative centre of Thursday Island.

The readership of the Torres News is majority Indigenous (approx 80%) with the newspaper operating as an effective medium for the transfer of information to and from the Torres Strait Islander and Cape York Aboriginal People of Australia.

News Site



Circulation: 2,135
Readership: 8,098
(Publishers estimate)


EGN: 72 modules
Classifieds: 38cm x 7columns

72 Module Specifications


Boigu, Dauan, Saibai, Masig, Ugar, Erup, Mer, Poruma, Iama, Warraber, Kubin, St Pauls, Badu, Mabulag, Hammond Island, Prince of Wales Island, Horn Island., Thursday Island, Bamaga, New Mapoon, Seisia, Umagico, Injinoo as well as distribution to Cairns, Townsville, Palm Island, Weipa and mailed out around Australia.

EGN Rates
EGN RatesFull Page M12x6Half Wide M6x6Half High M12x3Qtr High M6x3Qtr Wide M3x61/8th M3x3
Total Cost Mono $1,329.84$664.92$664.92$332.46$332.46$166.23
Total Cost Full Colour$1,814.40$907.20$907.20$453.60$453.60$226.80

No property section applies.

EGN Deadlines

Booking: 12pm Wednesday
Material: 5pm Wednesday

Classified Rates

Mono Rate: $5.00 pccm
Full Colour Rate: $6.82 pccm

Classified Specifications
Dimensions1 col2 cols3 cols4 cols5 cols6 cols 7 cols
Column Widths34 mm72 mm111 mm149 mm187 mm225 mm262 mm

Classified Deadlines

Booking: 12pm Wednesday
Material: 12pm Wednesday

Rates quoted GST Exclusive.
Effective until 30th June 2019.