THE BANKSTOWN-CANTERBURY TORCH OVERVIEW

140,000 Average Issue Readership – Print

thebankstown-canterburytorch.com.au

Publication Day: Wednesday

Torch

The Bankstown-Canterbury Torch is the flagship of the Torch Group of local community newspapers. Part of the local community since 1920, the Torch has immense credibility and is widely renowned for its reporting of community news, local affairs and for acting as the community’s watchdog for over 90 years. First choice for local advertisers, the Torch is the market leader for Retail, Real Estate and Entertainment advertising. Local businesses rely on the Torch for employment advertising, while local tradespeople and the community generally depend on and make use of the Directories and classifieds pages each week. The Torch proudly supports and is involved in a wide range of community events and activities including both Bankstown and Canterbury Business Awards, Christmas Carols and Australia Day celebrations, Bankstown Rotary and local community festivals in Bankstown, Lakemba, Campsie, Revesby and Panania. 2014 Runner-Up ‘Best Community Newspaper in Australia’. Best national advertisement - Community Newspapers of Australia 2015.

Source: Torch Publishing 2016-2017 Advertising Information

Demographics

Gender
48% Male
52% Female
Social Grade
  • 21% Social Grade A
  • 22% Social Grade B
  • 19% Social Grade C1
  • 19% Social Grade C2
  • 19% Social Grade DE
Income
  • 15% Less than $40,000 per year
  • 12% $40,000-$79,999 per year
  • 17% $80,000-$119,999 per year
  • 24% $120,000 or more per year
Lifestage
61% Parent
39% Not Parent
20% Retired
55% Working
Occupation
  • 11% Managers
  • 13% Professional
  • 6% Trades
  • 8% Community Services
  • 8% Administrative
  • 5% Sales
  • 3% Machinery Operator & Driver

RATES

The Bankstown-Canterbury Torch EGN Rates

EGN RATESRATE EX GSTRATE INCL GST
Display Module†$178.20$196.02

†EGN rates include colour – customers are welcome to run mono EGNs at the same rate.

The Bankstown-Canterbury Torch Classified Rates

CLASSIFIED RATESRATE EX GSTRATE INCL GST
CCM Mono$21.05$23.16
CCM Colour (+25%)$26.31$28.94
Positions Vacant CCM Mono$21.05$23.16
Positions Vacant CCM Colour (+25%)$26.31$28.94
Adzuna.com.au lift rates*$20.00$22.00

Classified rates are per column cm (CCM)
* This is a compulsory lift rate applied to all PV classifieds

 

DEADLINES

EGN/Display Deadlines:

THE BANKSTOWN-CANTERBURY TORCHDEADLINE
Publication DayWednesday
Booking & Cancellation Deadline12 noon 4 working days prior
Complete Supplied Material Deadline5pm 3 working days prior

Classifieds Deadlines:

THE BANKSTOWN-CANTERBURY TORCHDEADLINE
Publication DayWednesday
Booking & Cancellation Deadline12 noon 4 working days prior
Complete Supplied Material Deadline5pm 3 working days prior

All deadlines are in local time. Due to production processes, deadlines are absolute.

 

MATERIAL DELIVERY

Print Advertising: Supplying your press-ready PDF via Email
ads@torchpublishing.com.au

This title also accepts material via Quickcut.

AD SPECS

Please note all verbal bookings, alterations or cancellations must be confirmed in writing prior to booking deadlines. Alterations or cancellations after deadline may not be accepted and charges may still apply.

Failure to supply material resulting in an advertisement’s non appearance will also incur charges.

Earlier deadlines may occasionally be implemented to accommodate press and production time lines, especially around and after Public Holidays.

 

GET IN TOUCH

NSW – Scott Corcoran
National Sales Manager – NSW
Australian Community Media
+61 (02) 9478 1245 Email NSW – Scott Corcoran
NSW – Tori Curtis
National Account Manager
Australian Community Media - National Sales
+61 (02) 9478 1229 Email NSW – Tori Curtis
NSW – George Kranitis
National Sales NSW
Fairfax Community Newspapers
0418 229 870 Email NSW – George Kranitis