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Advertising with RAAFA Publications

The Welcome to magazines provide an excellent opportunity to showcase your business to the Defence market and support ADF personnel and their families.  They are also distributed off-base free of charge to interested parties.  In brief, the magazines are:

  • An invaluable, up-to-date reference resource, read by new and existing residents in Newcastle and Port Stephens (Welcome to Williamtown), the Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains regions (Welcome to Richmond), and the Adelaide North and Woomera regions (Welcome to Edinburgh Defence Precinct);
  • Relevant for 12 full months;
  • Produced as an attractive, glossy magazine where advertising is viewed multiple times. Distribution:
    • 5,000 copies of Welcome to Williamtown
    • 3,000 copies of Welcome to Richmond;
    • 4,000 copies of Welcome to Edinburgh Defence Precinct
  • Also available online with hyperlink from your advertisement to your website.

By advertising in the Welcome to magazines you will be showing your support of our Defence Force personnel and the RAAF Association – a not-for-profit organisation advocating for RAAF people and veterans.

Closing date for Welcome to Magazine bookings is 1 September and the Material Deadline is 15 September.


There are two ways you can advertise your products and services with us:

Display Advertising

Display advertisements are available in various sizes ranging from full page down to 1/8th page. Click on the image for information or view the Display Advertisment Booking Form, which also shows the price for each size.

Material Specifications

  • 5mm bleed (NO TRIM MARKS)
  • 10mm inset type area on full page, half page and third page ads
  • Images need to be a minimum of 300dpi and 10cm x 10cm
  • Four colour process CMYK
  • All fonts to be embedded

Directory Listing

The beautifully designed Welcome to Williamtown, Welcome to Richmond, Welcome to Edinburgh Defence Precinct magazines include a section of attractive and categorised Directory Listings that provide information on best in dining, entertainment, shopping and more. These are priced at only $250 each and include 65 words of copy about your business, your contact details plus a photo. The listing categories will encompass:

  • dining
  • accommodation
  • schools
  • entertainment
  • beauty & fashion
  • tourism & events
  • churches & other places of worship

Material Specifications

  • Company name and preferred section
  • 65 words of copy inclusive of your phone number,
  • email address and website address (or your street address if you don’t have a website)
  • One high-resolution image (minimum of 300dpi at 10cm x 10cm — note that most website images are only 72dpi and not suitable for printing)

An example listing can be viewed on the Directory Listing Booking Form or on an e-copy of the magazines, example here.

Closing date for Welcome to Magazine bookings is 1 September and the Material Deadline is 15 September.


All advertising queries, booking forms and advertising material (in press quality PDF) should be directed to our Advertising and Marketing Executive:

Ms Sue Guymer


Phone: 02 45754136

Mobile: 0410 146 221

Or post to: PO Box 7162, Wilberforce NSW 2756

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