Countrywide Austral

Official Publishing Partner Since 1998

Official Publishing Partner Since 1998

Official Publishing Partner Since 1998

Publishing Services

Countrywide Austral has over two decades of experience producing special interest publications. We work closely with clients to help them deliver compelling, consistent and important content to their members.

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Clients & Publications

A custom media publisher, Countrywide Austral’s clients range from police and emergency service associations, to Not for Profits as well as special interest and community groups.

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Countrywide Austral offers numerous opportunities for businesses of all types – small, medium, large. To support community based service organisations throughout Australia.

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Who We Are & What We Do

Countrywide Austral is a leading custom media publisher, producing magazines, handbooks, journals and digital media packages, as the official publisher for many of Australia’s Police and Emergency Service Associations, Community Benefit and Not for Profit organisations. These publications are a vital communications tool.
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We service more than 70 per cent of the community group sector, through long-term client relationships with police, emergency service associations and child safety groups. Blue-chip clients and publications include the Ambulance Employees Australia, Police Citizen Youth Clubs, Neighbourhood Watch, State Emergency Services Volunteers Associations and more.
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Countrywide Austral have strong expertise in custom media and we currently produce over 100 products per year as seen by more than 500,000 people Australia wide. CWA services clients delivering them advice and design for their publications and their digital and social media packages. Services include publishing advice, design layout, editorial works and printing, mailing & delivery of printed communications.
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We have over two decades of experience producing magazines, handbooks and journals which provide an important communication tool for our clients to effectively communicate to their members and target markets.
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Our custom media service is supported by our advertising support centre equipped with professional staff that follows current sales ‘best practices’. For more about the benefits of supporting our client partners – many of whom provide critically important services to the community.
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Our Partners


Countrywide Austral has been a major supporter of the Australasian Institute of Emergency Services for many years and continues to offer its support. Our Institute values this support very much.

Robert Maul LFAIESNSW Division President AIES

In May 2004 the Police Association of NSW appointed Countrywide Austral as the publisher of our official journal, NSW Police News. As the union representing the largest police force in the country, our journal has a readership of over 40,000 and is well regarded in the law enforcement community.
Countrywide Austral has consistently maintained the high quality of our publication and rigorously adhered to publishing schedules. The staff of Countrywide is professional, courteous and capable.
The Police Association is very proud of its good name, and any company acting on our behalf is expected to maintain high standards especially relating to advertising sales. Countrywide Austral has met our high expectations in this regards and we are well satisfied with the professionalism displayed by Countrywide Austral.

Police AssociationNSW

Working with Countrywide Austral
As President of the Victoria SES Volunteers Association, I have had the pleasure to work with Countrywide Austral since 2014. CWA publishes our magazine Phoenix, which is the oldest emergency service association magazine in Australia.

Our relationship with CWA has been based on clear communication, an understanding of our stakeholders and positive customer engagement. The flexible and responsive working arrangement has been productive for our association and increased our profile and sector presence.

Importantly, publishing with CWA means we can feature our SES volunteers as an essential emergency workforce, increase safety awareness in the community and maintain a high standard of shared knowledge about emergency response.

Dr Faye BendrupsPresident VicSESVA

Countrywide Austral has published our True Blue magazine for us for a number of years. We have found them professional, knowledgeable, and always attentive to our needs. Our partnership has been an excellent one.

Peter McDonald APMChief Superintendent (Retired)
National Secretary
United Nations & Overseas Policing Association of Australia Incorporated (UNOPAA)