mailcommunity.com.au is the online portal for Star Mail with local content relevant to the communities served across the Yarra Valley, the Dandenong Ranges and throughout suburbs in the foothills such as Wandin North, Wandin East, Mooroolbark, Montrose, Lilydale and Kilsyth. Coverage also extends through parts of Cardinia Shire and Knox City.
The Mountain Views Star Mail is the local newspaper for the residents in the heart of the Yarra Valley sweeping from Healesville to Yarra Glen and Marysville. While the region has retained its strong agricultural focus, towns have also enjoyed a family orientated resurgence as many have made their homes in the growing residential developments that have been fuelled by the commercial development of the region and the easy access to commercial centres in the eastern corridor. Known for its beautiful views, as well as historic landmarks and internationally recognised tourist destinations like the Healesville Sanctuary and world renowned wineries the area is a popular setting for everyone who choses to live, work or play in the Yarra Valley.
The Ranges Trader Star Mail reaches residents throughout the Dandenong Ranges. Tall Mountain Ash trees that canopy the national parks have set the scene for the Dandenong Ranges to become a popular tree change destination for many families and couples seeking a break from suburban living. The residential growth has created bustling towns in Monbulk and Emerald, however the area still enjoys small hamlet villages linked by winding tree lined roads. This region, primarily within the Shire of Yarra Ranges but with some parts fringing the Cardinia Shire Council, is one of Victoria’s key tourist areas and many residents are involved in the tourism industry. In addition to tourism, the commercial security of the area is underpinned by its thriving agricultural and horticultural industry famous for its growth of tulips, rhododendrons and many other plant species.
The Mount Evelyn Star Mail is the local paper for busy bush clad Mount Evelyn area. Mount Evelyn is at the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, an area with a growing commercial centre and a strong residential base. Reaching up through the Dandenong Ranges this newspaper covers the areas of Wandin North, Wandin East, Mooroolbark, Montrose, Lilydale and Kilsyth. Lilydale is one for the largest commercial centres on the fringes of the Dandenong Ranges providing residents with a plethora of shopping and services. In just a few years of publishing, the Mount Evelyn Mail has already created a loyal and enthusiastic following of readers.
The Ferntree Gully Belgrave Star Mail is the local paper for the two towns its name boasts. Ferntree Gully is at the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, an area with a large commercial centre and a strong residential base. Reaching up through the Dandenong Ranges this newspaper covers the towns of Upwey, Tecoma and Belgrave. Belgrave is one for the largest commercial centres in the Dandenong Ranges providing residents with a large supermarket, cinema and many other strip shops creating a well serviced family destination.
The Upper Yarra Star Mail covers all things along the Warburton Highway and beyond. The area includes Warburton, Woori Yallock and Yarra Junction as well as outer lying towns including Gladysdale and Big Pat’s Creek. The Upper Yarra region boasts a stable residential population of families and those seeking a tree change, as well as a regular influx of international tourists and Melbourne locals enjoying weekend getaways to create a strong community brought together by a mutual appreciation of the tranquil location of lush mountain forests and river valleys.