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OUTinPerth’s online audience continues to grow in digital era

OUTinPerth’s online audience continues to grow in digital era

At the beginning of 2019 OUTinPerth retired its longstanding print edition. After 17 years as a free street press magazine the publication moved to being a fully digital operation. The first quarter of 2019 has shown the website has enjoyed substantial audience growth with a 33% increase in sessions compared to the same period in […]

OUTinPerth announces online-only future as print publication ends

Today we have made the difficult decision to cease printing the physical edition of OUTinPerth, and focus on being an online-only publication. The media landscape is rapidly changing, and like many titles we need to realign our business model to survive and thrive in the future. While the print edition of OUTinPerth is still widely […]

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Comment sought on development of a new photography policy

Comment sought on development of a new photography policy

Following the controversy surrounding Melbourne nightclub Poof Doof’s photo policy last week, many community members have asked what OUTinPerth’s photo policy is. Our guidelines for photographers were last updated in early 2016 and are available to be read here.  We have always encouraged our photographers to capture images of all members of the LGBTIQ+ communities, […]

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OUTinPerth offers special deal for Fringe World shows

OUTinPerth offers special deal for Fringe World shows

OUTinPerth has been covering Fringe World since the very beginning of the festival and as the festival grows so has our coverage. Each year we create hundreds of articles, interviews and reviews of Fringe World shows, helping our readers navigate their way through the numerous program options. During the festival a special Fringe World channel […]

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OUTinPerth two years on: We’re still here!

OUTinPerth two years on: We’re still here!

Two years ago this week it looked like OUTinPerth would have to close its doors. The company that owned the magazine suddenly went out of business and within half an hour we went from writing stories about marriage equality and transgender rights, plus local arts and culture coverage, to packing up our belongings and wondering […]

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OUTinPerth reports record readership growth in 2017

OUTinPerth reports record readership growth in 2017

OUTinPerth is excited to report that our online audience has continued to grow at record rates over the past twelve months. In 2017 763,285 sessions were logged on the publication’s website, a traffic increase of 77% in comparison to the previous year. Since 2010 the publication’s online audience has increased six-fold. The success of the […]

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OUTinPerth smashes online audience record

OUTinPerth smashes online audience record

During the month of August OUTinPerth broke it’s record for online audience engagement.  79,678 sessions were logged on the popular LGBTI news site, breaking the previous record from February 2017. OUTinPerth’s team, Graeme Watson and Leigh Hill, said it was great to see the website drawing an ever increasing audience. “Audiences are really engaged with […]

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Support OUTinPerth via Patreon and add a rainbow friend to your world

The incredibly talented Deborah Elkes and Linda Davie created a family of rainbow bears, owls, tweedle bugs and one eyed monsters to celebrate our 15th birthday. They’ve lived in the window of The OUTPost for the last few weeks but now they’re ready to find new homes. The first 25 people who sign-up to our […]

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Support OUTinPerth monthly for exclusive giveaways

Support OUTinPerth monthly for exclusive giveaways

Last week we put out an OUTinPerth reader survey to find out what you liked and didn’t like about our publication. Thanks to all who took part and let us know what we’re doing right and what you want to see from us in the future. Many of our readers said they would be interested […]

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Your feedback about OUTinPerth

Your feedback about OUTinPerth

Since we launched our feedback survey last week you’ve given us heaps of suggestions and ideas about how we can make OUTinPerth meet your needs and expectations. You’ve told us that the topics you’re most interested in hearing about are local news, followed by national and international news. You want to know about events occurring […]

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