Established for over 23years the Clarence Valley Independent has been the preferred publication for readers and advertisers looking for maximum exposure throughout the Clarence Valley. Over the years the Clarence Valley Independent has forged a reputation as the Valley’s leading community newspaper.

The Clarence Valley Independent is a genuine local newspaper providing a forum for all community news and sport. It is owned by local people and is written and staffed by locals. Along with our journalist’s news stories, community and sporting groups submit their news for publication each week.

The Clarence Valley Independent offers a positive reflection upon the community it serves. It is not constrained by any external corporate agenda and prides itself on its balanced reporting.

The paper is produced to high standards, combining interesting content, local news and sport and high quality graphic design.

The Clarence Valley Independent is published every Wednesday as full colour weekly tabloid. Our circulation is over 13,500 with over 6,000 copies distributed directly to homes and businesses in the Clarence Valley. Bulk drops are delivered to Grafton, Iluka and other small communities ensuring the highest coverage throughout the shire.


Every week Clarence Valley readers use the CVTV Plus liftout to help them decide what shows to watch, what to record, when to switch off and what’s playing where. 

Trusted by thousands our CVTV Plus liftout is devoted entirely to television programming and Clarence Valley entertainment.

The Scene

Our full gloss Scene magazine is published quarterly and distributed throughout the Clarence Valley and surrounding areas. It covers interviews and stories on local people and places in the Clarence Valley, general interest and lifestyle topics. 

Media Kit


Wednesday - Free distribution

Circulation: 13,500
Readership: 30,000 (Publisher's estimate)


EGN: 38cm x 7columns
Classifieds: 38cm x 8columns


Chatsworth, Illuka, yamba, Maclean, Lawrence, Cowper, Angourie, Broomshead, Tyndale, Copmanhurst, Ulmarra, Sandon, Junction Hill, South Grafton, Grafton, Coutts Crossing, Minni Water, Wooli, Nymboida, Glenreagh

EGN Rates
EGN Rates Casual 500 cm 1,000 cm 2,500 cm 5,000 cm
Per column centimetre $9.20 $8.00 $7.50 $6.80 $6.50
Full colour loading $100 flat fee

EGN Specifications
Dimensions 1 col 2 cols 3 cols 4 cols 5 cols 6 cols 7 cols
Column Widths 35 mm 70 mm 110 mm 146 mm 184 mm 222 mm 260 mm
Insert Rate:

$185 per thous (0 - 2,000 inserts)
$150 per thous (2,001 - 5,000 inserts)
$120 per thous (5,001 - 10,000 inserts)

Bundles of 100 or 200 flat.
Surcharges on unbundled or those greater than 8 pages.

Minimum 5,000 inserts.

Page Loadings

Page 1: 50%
Back Page: 40%
Page 3:  40%
Page 5: 30%

EGN Deadlines

Booking: 10am Friday
Material: 12pm Friday

Classified Rates

Rate: $8.50 pccm
Full colour loading $7.70

Classified Specifications
Dimensions 1 col 2 cols 3 cols 4 cols 5 cols 6 col 7 cols 8 cols
Column Widths 28 mm 62 mm 94 mm 128 mm 160 mm 194 mm 226 mm 260 mm

Classified Deadlines

Booking & Material: 10am Tuesday

Property Section:

No property section however we can request to place your ad next to any property advertising where applicable.

Rates quoted GST Exclusive.
Effective until 30th June 2018.