Western District Farmer
Information & Media Kit
59 Gray Street
PO Box 416
Phone: (03) 5572 1011
Fax: (03) 5572 3800
Ph: (03) 5572 1011
Ph: (03) 5551 3888
Ph: (03) 5551 3817
Ph: (03) 5551 3837
Ph: (03) 5551 3842
Covering the South-West with 14,000 copies monthly
Distributed first week monthly as a supplement to South-Western Victoria’s major rural newspapers:
Camperdown Chronicle, Mortlake Dispatch, Terang Express, Cobden Times, Western Plains Advertiser (Skipton), Hamilton Spectator, Portland Observer, Colac Herald and via Australia Post Farmer Points to Warrnambool, Ararat, Colac, Ballarat, Winchelsea and Districts.
The Western District Farmer takes all care in compiling specifications, prices and details but cannot accept responsibility for any errors. All prices are correct at time of printing and are subject to change without notice.
No material, artwork or photos may be reproduced in whole or part without the written permission of the publishers.
Your nearest advertising representative is Jenny Field, 5551 3842, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advertising Copy Formats
Deadlines for electronic delivery:
Advertisements MUST be received no later than 10am day prior to date of issue. Proofs of advertisements MUST be returned no later than 10am. Proofs returned after this time will not be guaranteed placement in that issue.
When receiving complete adverts:
The file must be saved as CMYK or Grayscale formatted PDF files, compatible with Adobe Acrobat. Files containing PMS colours cannot be guaranteed. Resolution reduced to 300dpi with embedded fonts.
All other files, including Microsoft Word documents, Publisher, Excel, Illustrator, Freehand, PageMaker, Quark Xpress, InDesign etc WILL NOT be accepted and will be returned for correct formatting.
Receiving text layout suggestions for adverts:
We are able to receive text from Microsoft Word, WordPad, Notepad, Writer, Write and other text-based applications. These files should be saved in either Word (Doc) format or Text (Txt) format.
(Please send logos and photos etc as separate graphic files. Those included or embedded in Word documents are not suitable and may not be used in their entirety.)
Receiving pictures, photos and logos:
Pictures must be saved as TIF, JPG or PDF (high resolution/best quality) at least 150-300dpi. Where text is displayed in the graphic, resolution should be at least 300dpi to ensure type is legible.
Complete advertisements must be saved as a PDF and should be CMYK if colour or grayscale if it is to be straight black/white. Fonts should be embedded and PDF should be compatible with Acrobat.
Page dimensions – 374 x 260mm. Specified page loadings, page 3 and back page 50%; page 5, 25%; other pages 10%. Space order rates shall apply only to the advertiser’s trade or business and shall not be used for any other purpose. Published rates are for advertisements set in a body type not smaller than 8 point. The Publisher reserves the right to omit or alter any advertisement. Every care is taken to prevent errors and accidental omissions, but no financial liability can be accepted for loss resulting from any such error or omission. While reasonable care is exercised, the publisher does not hold himself responsible for errors in or misclassification of advertisements.
|ISSUE||NEWS PAGES||CLASS PAGES|
|Tuesday||5pm Fri||Noon Monday|
|Thursday||5pm Mon||Noon Wednesday|
|Saturday||5pm Wed||10am Friday|
|Monday||4pm Thu||8.30am Monday|
|Wednesday||5pm Fri||11am Tuesday|
|Friday||3pm Tue||10.30am Thursday|
|Wednesday||Noon Mon||5pm Monday|
ADVERT & EDITORIAL COPY DEADLINES
Booking & Inquiries to: Western District FARMER, 59 Gray St., Hamilton 3300
Phone: 03 5551 3847, Email: email@example.com
|Through Hamilton Spectator|
|Through Portland Observer|
|Through Casterton News|
|Through Other Newspapers|
|Australia Post Farmer Points|
|Hamilton Front Desk||50|
|Casterton Front Desk||20|
Display, classified: 3 days prior
Display, classified: 2 days prior
Mail or courier to –
59 Gray Street
or Via Adstream PageStore to Hamilton Spectator