• Phone Numbers
  • Ph: (03) 8387 5500
    Fax: (03) 9372 2792
  • Address
  • 1st Floor, 163 Epsom Road
    Flemington 3031
  • Profile

    The Portland Observer is Victoria's third oldest newspaper, established in 1842. A seaside village has transformed into a hub of industrial development with a world class, deep water port that is home to pleasure craft as well as the fishing fleet. The Port of Portland provides the only shipping port between Port Phillip Bay and Adelaide and has the facilities capable of handling the berthing of all types of bulk and general cargo vessels. The $1.5 billion Alcoa (Portland Aluminium) smelter is the largest single employer in the region with over 800 staff.

  • Circulation List

    Circulated in Portland, Heywood, west to Dartmoor and east to Yambuk, including Casterton, Coleraine, Dartmoor, Digby, ePapers, Hamilton, Heywood, Macarthur, Merino, Mt. Gambier, Port Fairy and Portland.

  • Industries

    Sheep, mineral sands, woodchips, aluminium, fishing (abalone, lobster & export quality seafood). Retail outlets number 176 and include KFC, Safeway, IGA and other major franchises.

  • Sections

    Real Estate, Motoring, House, Education, Livestock, Farming, Fishing, Gardening