The Cygnet, Huon & Channel Classifieds and the Kingston Classifieds are local newspapers published by Southern Business Services Pty Ltd . We are a small family-owned, independent newspaper publisher located in the Huon Valley in the south of Tasmania. We are not affiliated with any other interstate or local business.
Publishing the Cygnet, Huon & Channel Classifieds and the Kingston Classifieds newspapers is totally reliant on the support of our advertisers and our readers who support those advertisers. Our readers actively seek out our newspapers and read them from cover to cover. Our readership base is steadily growing.
The Cygnet, Huon & Channel Classifeds newspaper has been published continuously since 1986. The Cygnet, Huon & Channel Classifieds Classifieds are delivered weekly to over 170 locations from Kingston south to Dover. The Cygnet, Huon & Channel Classifeds covers the areas of Cygnet, Middleton, Woodbridge, Kettering, Bruny Island, Snug, Margate, Sandfly, Grove, Ranelagh, Huonville, Glen Huon, Franklin, Geeveston and Dover.
The Kingston Classifieds newspaper has been published continuously since 1997 and covers the area Kingston, Kingston Beach, Howden, Blackman's Bay, and nearby areas.
We publish articles of interest to the local community and aim to differentiate ourselves from other newspapers by publishing opinion pieces to stimulate discussion within the community.
We employ local staff who mainly work part time. Our writers live locally. The Cygnet, Huon & Channel Classifieds and the Kingston Classifieds newspapers are printed in-house on our own high-speed black and white printer using Australian-made 10% recycled paper.
Southern Business Services Pty Ltd also operate the Cygnet Telecottage and provide a confidential colour and B&W digital printing service for individuals or business. On behalf of the Huon Valley Council, we also manage the Cygnet Town Hall and Supper Room.