The Cape York News is a weekly newspaper published from leading Cape York towns of Cooktown and Weipa.

The Cape York News covers the entire area of Cape York with the newspaper operating as an effective medium for the transfer of information to and from all the communities within the Cape.

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Circulation: 2,300
Readership: 5,000
(Publishers estimate)


EGN: 72 modules
Classifieds: 38cm x 7columns

72 Module Specifications


Covers news across the Peninsula, with local reporters based in Cooktown and Weipa.

The paper is sold in outlets in Thursday Island, NPA, Weipa, Laura, Napranum, Coen, Hope Vale, Cooktown, Ayton, Lakeland, Wujal Wujal, Mareeba & Cairns.

Copies are also supplied free of charge to the following communities: Aurukun, Lockhart River, Pormpuraaw and Kowanyama.

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: 5pm Friday
Material: 12pm Monday

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 Monday
Material: 12pm Monday

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