About Us

The Magnetic Community News is Magnetic Island's weekly print newspaper and daily news website servicing the community with all the local news. Established in 1989 the Magnetic Community News is now in its 26th year of publishing, produced and printed on the Island by locals for our community and visitors. The Magnetic Community News is widely regarded as an island icon by both residents and visitors alike. A team of local talented writers cover a variety of community stories, political, historical, local events, a weekly police column, a fishing column and local sporting events. The Magnetic Community News is out on the streets by lunchtime each Tuesday.


Outlets where you can purchase the Magnetic Community News:

Horseshoe Bay

Foodworks, Pacific Drive

Arcadia Newsagency, Marine Pde
Arcadia Store, Bright Ave

Nelly Bay

IGA, Magnetic Island

Foodworks, Sooning St
Fish'n N Fuel'n, Mandalay Ave

If you would like to subscribe to the
Magnetic Community News please send an email
to the address below for details:

Classified Advertisements are FREE for all island residents excluding businesses. Classifieds will NOT be taken over the phone.

All ads can be dropped into:
the Magnetic Community News letterbox at:
5 Trana Court Nelly Bay by 10am on the Monday morning prior to publication.

Ads can also be emailed to:

Business and Trade Advertisement Prices
For more details please email: magneticnews@bigpond.com
or phone 4778 5707.

Ads must by booked by COB on Friday and artwork must be supplied by 10am Monday morning prior to printing.