The Chinchilla News and Murilla Advertiser
TypeWeekly Newspaper
Owner(s)APN News & Media
Founder(s)John Hay Braddock
Founded14 December 1907

The Chinchilla News and Murilla Advertiser (or simply Chinchilla News) is a weekly newspaper published in Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia.


The newspaper was first published on 14 December 1907.[1][2] The newspaper traditionally covers the Chinchilla, Miles, Tara and Taroom districts.[3]

Ownership History

Along with many other regional Australian newspapers owned by NewsCorp, the newspaper ceased print editions in June 2020 and became an online-only publication from 26 June 2020.[4][5]


  1. ^ a b c d e Matthews, Tony (2004). "19". Footsteps Through Time: A History of the Chinchilla Shire. 2. Chinchilla Shire Council. ISBN 0975210815.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Chinchilla News celebrates 110 years of publishing". Chinchilla News. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  3. ^ "About us". Chinchilla News. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  4. ^ "Future is digital: News announces major changes". Gatton Star. 28 May 2020. Archived from the original on 22 December 2020. Retrieved 22 December 2020.
  5. ^ "The presses stop: final newspapers printed in dozens of Australian towns". Guardian Australia. 25 June 2020. Retrieved 22 December 2020.