Community Newspapers

News Corp have today announced changes to their regional and community newspapers across the country, including the Leader group.  Looking at our region, it appears that Whittlesea Leader will no longer be printed and will be digital only moving forward.

Update 1/6/20. An article via the ABC confirms that the Heidelberg Leader and Diamond Valley Leader have ceased production. Heidelberg Historical Society were quoted in this article on 29/5 Scrapped newspapers were communities heart and soul say historians

These links will take you to digitial issues accessible for the time being for the last six months.

Diamond Valley Leader 9 October 2019 - 8 April 2020

Heidelberg Leader 8 October 2019 - 7 April 2020

Whittlesea Leader 15 October 2019 - 7 April 2020

Other local newspapers include:

The North Central Review  which is still being printed weekly, with digital editions available on their website and featured articles with focus on the City of Whittlesea, including Whitltesea township.

The Whittlesea Town Crier is published monthly and includes a digital edition on their website.  

Warrandyte diary is also published monthly and includes news from the Shire of Nillumbik. It includes feature articles on its website and a digitial edition.    

What are your sources for local news?

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