The Advocate (Australia)


The Advocate (Australia)

:"For other uses, see The Advocate.""The Advocate" is a local newspaper of Burnie, Tasmania, Australia. Its readership includes other North West Tasmanian towns, such as Ulverstone, Devonport, Penguin, etc.

Published by the Harris Group, The Advocate is read by 91% of Burnie residents. The newspaper was founded in 1891 as "The Wellington Times", renamed "The Emu Bay Times" in 1897, amalgamated with "The North Western Advocate" in 1899, and renamed "The Advocate" in 1916.

Critics of the newspaper sometimes warmly refer to it as "The Reprobate".

See also

* List of newspapers in Australia

External links

* [http://www.theadvocate.com.au/ "The Advocate" website]


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