Contributor information

The Gazette exists to:



By letting the community know about group activities, plans and successes, contributors not only be do a good public relations job for their club or organisation, they also help support to a general feeling of pride in our community among readers of the publication.


What type of submissions does the GREAT Gisborne Gazette accept?


The paper welcomes articles and notices from not-for-profit clubs and organisations of the South Ward of Macedon Ranges Shire.


At the editor’s discretion, the Gazette may also accept articles and notices from individuals and businesses as well as items related to activities outside the South Ward.


Contributions from not-for-profit clubs and organisations are published free of charge. All submissions are subject to the editing process to ensure quality and consistency throughout the paper.


If you wish to ensure that a notice is laid out in a particular way or is not reduced by being edited, you need to take out an advertisement. To do this, email gisbornegazetteadvertising@gmail.com.


The Gazette does not publish ‘Letters to the Editor’.


How do I submit an item to the GREAT Gisborne Gazette?


To submit an item for publication in the next edition, email your submission to gisbornegazetteeditor@gmail.com.


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Submissions are accepted after the deadline at the discretion of the editor.


Are there any guidelines for submissions to the GREAT Gisborne Gazette?


Contributors are requested to adhere to the following guidelines when submitting items for publication in the Gazette:



If you do not have access to email, you can enclose your notices, reports, articles (preferably typed) and photos in an envelope and hand it in at the GREAT Centre at 4/23 Hamilton Street by the deadline.


The Gazette recieves a heavy volume of articles and notices each month. The paper is produced by a team of volunteers who do their best to include as many submissions as possible.


Submissions that meet the above-mentioned guidelines and include the following are prioritised in the editing and production process:



For all questions regarding publication of articles and notices in the Gazette, contact the editor, Corinne Shaddock, at gisbornegazetteeditor@gmail.com or 0409 422 492.