About Us

  Established in 1994 the Clarence Valley Independent (formerly the Clarence Valley Review) is a wide-spread, comprehensive free news source, putting the community in touch with local affairs, council issues, and businesses.
  We pride ourselves on our quality, unbiased journalism, covering local issues.
  Community organizations turn to the Independent to provide a free medium to reach the wider community.
  We believe we have always been, and will continue to be, the voice of our community.
  The Clarence Valley Independent offers a positive reflection upon the community it serves. It is not constrained by any external corporate agenda and prides itself on its balanced reporting.
  The paper is produced to high standards, combining interesting content, local news and sport and high quality graphic design.
  The Clarence Valley Independent is published every Wednesday as full colour weekly tabloid. Our circulation is over 10,000 and is distributed widely throughout the Clarence Valley and surrounding villages.
  In a time when newspapers are downsizing and going online, we strive to maintain a free printed format we know works, especially on a local scale.
 Publication Information
FREQUENCY:      Weekly
CIRCULATION:  Over 10,000 per issue
SIZE:  Tabloid
DISTRIBUTION: Clarence Valley and surrounding villages

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Along with our weekly newspaper we also produce a number of popular gloss publications. 


Published quarterly the SCENE is the Clarence Valley’s only gloss lifestyle magazine. Highly sought after it not only provides readers with an insight to some of our colourful local identities, it also has regular health and lifestyle sections along with a range of features showcasing the best the valley has to offer.

Publication Information
FREQUENCY: Quarterly
CIRCULATION:  Over 10,000 per issue
SIZE: A3 gloss
DISTRIBUTION: Clarence Valley and Surrounding villages

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Home Scene

Home renovation and decoration is more popular than ever and our Home Scene publication is the Clarence Valley’s number one publication for home improvements. Filled with fresh design and decorating ideas and home and garden trends we provide our readers with the inspiration to undertake either those small DIY jobs or large scale renovations. Home Scene is a full gloss, A4 publication which is delivered throughout the Clarence Valley. With a focus solely on the home, building and renovation it provides the perfect opportunity to direct your advertising to your target market.

Publication Information
FREQUENCY:    Bi Annual
CIRCULATION: 10,000 per issue
SIZE:                     A4 gloss
DISTRIBUTION: Clarence Valley and surrounding villages

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Catch It In The Clarence Fishing Guide

The Clarence River and coastal areas boasts some of the most spectacular and productive fishing spots and Catch it in the Clarence provides a wealth of information on where to fish, what to fish for and what are the best baits and lures to use.

Using the knowledge of some very experienced local anglers Catch it in the Clarence aims make fishing a memorable one for both tourists and locals.

Each issue includes new fishing locations along with the usual six months of tide charts and a host of hints and tips for the first time angler and those who have been fishing for a while – and it’s small enough to fit in a tackle bag.

Whether your target market are tourists or locals, this is one little book that you need to be seen in.

Publication Information
FREQUENCY:     Annually
CIRCULATION: 8,000 per issue
SIZE:                    A5 Gloss – Stitch & Trim
DISTRIBUTION: Free publication distributed throughout the Clarence Valley

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Coffs Coast Fishing Guide

The Coffs Coast is a mecca for tourists of all ages, and one of the most popular activities is fishing. With some spectacular scenery and productive fishing grounds Fishing Coffs Coast provides a wealth of information for anglers on where to fish, what to fish for, and what the best baits and lures are to use. Fishing Coffs Coast also provides information on some of the charming seaside villages around the area, offering the fishing tourist all they need to know about the Coffs area and fishing here.

Each issue includes local fishing locations along with tide charts, bag and size limits and a host of hints and tips for the first time angler. Its compact size makes it perfect for fitting in a tackle bag.

This is a great publication to be seen in whether your target market are tourists or locals.

Publication Information
FREQUENCY:    Annually
CIRCULATION: 8,000 per issue
SIZE:                    A5 Gloss – Stitch & Trim
DISTRIBUTION: Free publication distributed throughout the Coffs Coast and surrounding areas.

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Digital Marketing

In 2020, we added digital marketing to our newsprint advertising and are now able to offer search, social, web and messaging services to mass communicate and connect our customers brand.