Townsville Bulletin

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Townsville Bulletin masthead
Front page of the Townsville Bulletin
6 October 2007
Type Monday - Saturday newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) News Corp Australia1
Publisher Queensland Newspapers
Editor Lachlan Heywood
Founded 1881
Language English
Headquarters Australia Townsville, Australia
198 Ogden St
Townsville QLD 4810
Circulation 84,000 Monday-Friday
104,000 Saturday
Official website

The Townsville Bulletin is a daily newspaper published in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It is the only daily paper that serves the northern Queensland region. The paper has a print edition, a free World Wide Web edition, and a subscription digital edition.2

The newspaper is published by The North Queensland Newspaper Company Pty Ltd, which is a subsidiary of News Limited.3 News Limited is Australia’s largest newspaper publisher and a subsidiary of News Corporation associated with Rupert Murdoch.

The newspaper employs over 100 people.citation needed

The Bulletin is published Monday through Saturday, with a higher price on the Saturday edition.4 It is in tabloid format. In 2006 the Bulletin had a readership (average) Monday to Friday of 84,000 (up 15.5% on 2005) and weekend readership (avg) of 104,000 (up 1.96% on 2005)5 and circulation (avg) of 27,187 Monday to Friday, weekend circulation (avg) of 41,814.6


The Townsville Bulletin was established in 1881.7

The newspaper chartered a Boeing 747 to take North Queensland fans to the 2005 NRL grand final, the Cowboys' first.8

It was awarded News Limited's Regional Newspaper of the Year in 2009.citation needed

Aerial photos and maps

Google Inc. "satellite view of Townsville Bulletin". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc.,+Queensland,+Australia&t=h&z=18&iwloc=A. Retrieved 2011-10-01. (requires Javascript)

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Coordinates: 19°15′46″S 146°48′56″E / 19.2627°S 146.8155°E / -19.2627; 146.8155

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