CNAV Membership

There are more than 70 members of the Community Newspaper Association of Victoria.

Our member papers each represent their own communities throughout Victoria, from rural and regional areas to the suburbs of Melbourne. These volunteer-driven papers inform and educate their communities, strengthening them socially and economically and help them to be resilient in times of hardship. They publish stories to let their residents know and understand the history and culture of their people and localities. Between them, they distribute a total more than 180,000 copies of their papers to their communities each issue.

Why join CNAV?

The easy response is why not? CNAV is a whole network of community owned newspapers.  Membership of CNAV is very affordable. If you are a member of a group publishing a community paper for your local area, your paper can apply to join.  All applications are processed by the CNAV committee. Members of CNAV remain independent organisations, but by joining CNAV can:

  • Gain access to the annual CNAV conference with its speakers, workshops and information sharing
  • Enter the annual CNAV awards
  • Receive updates of what is happening in the community newspaper world via the e-mailed Roundabout
  • Be linked to the CNAV website
  • Become an observer of, or a participant in, the CNAV Facebook page discussions and threads
  • Use the CNAV member logo in their publications
  • Be elected to the CNAV committee
  • Access the services of the CNAV advertising broker at no cost

How to join CNAV

Simply click here to apply online to apply to be a member, or to renew your existing membership


Our Members

3781News (Cockatoo)

Apollo Bay News

Birregurra Mail

Buchan Phoenix

Beaconsfield Banner

Boronia and The Basin Community News

Ballarat East Community News

Brown Hill Community Newsletter

Burra Flyer

Bridge Connection

Burwood Bulletin

Carisbrook Mercury, The

Bullengarook Bellows

Churchill & District News

Connecting Sebastopol

Creswick District News

Chewton Chat

Eastsider News

Elpho Info

Emerald Village News


Ferntree Gully News

Flemington Kensington News

Glenlyon & District News

Emerald Messenger

Guildford Gatherer

Harcourt News, The Core

Heyfield News

Great Gisborne Gazette

Kyneton Connect

Lancefield Mercury

Landsborough & District News

Koo Wee Rup Blackfish

Lorne Independent

Mallacoota Mouth

Manningham & Nillumbik Bulletin

Mirboo North Times

Nagambie Community Voice

Neerim Star

New Woodend Star


Newstead Echo

New Beginnings Newsletter

Northerly Aspects

Otway Light

North & West Melbourne News

Pyramid Hill Press

Rowville-Lysterfield Community News

Stratford Town Crier

Linton Newsletter

Skipton Community News

SpringDale Messenger

Studfield and Wantirna Community News

Taradale Talk

Tallangatta Herald

Thorpdale Community News

Tatura Area Community Bulletin

Traf News

Town Crier

Waranga News

Warrandyte Diary

Village Bell

Welcome Record

Westsider Newspaper, The

What's News - Wandong-Heathcote Junction

The Winchelsea Star

Yackity Yak

Yarragon Community News

Update Member Details

Current members, if you need to update your details, please submit an online Change of Details form or download a Change of Details form here (PDF).

Click here to submit your updated Member Details online.

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