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The Islander - Community Newspaper

'The Islander' is the only on-Island community newspaper/newsletter published fortnightly by the Shire. It contains Shire information, Government public notices, community group articles and advertisements. 'The Islander' is distributed locally through trading outlets and off Island by subscription.

Articles, advertisements and letters to the Editor are welcome provided policy standards are met in the case of advertisements and charges are levied on commercial and government information. The community can in some circumstances advertise free of charge. The Editorial Policy sets out the circumstances or free advertising.

All Shire documents are stored in Adobe® Acrobat® PDF format. If you do not have Acrobat Reader installed, please download it free from the Adobe website :

The Islander is guided by The Islander Editorial Policy (CS 1).

Fees and Charges

To subscribe for your copy please contact Community Services Officer (Immigration & Media) on telephone number (08) 9164 8300 ext 231 or email: or download Subsciption Form here.