Are you struggling to find paid publications in Australia?

You can spend hours Googling, researching and asking around to find places that will pay you for your work, or you can browse my handy list!

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Keep in mind it is not a list of ALL publications that will pay for submissions.

Branded Publications:

  • Telstra’s Smarter Business Ideas.
  • Coles Magazine.
  • Australian Football League.
  • Lorna Jane -Move Nourish Believe.
  • Money Circle.
  • Woolworths.
  • Foxtel Magazine.


  • Mamamia.
  • Essential Kids/Essential Baby.
  • Kidspot.
  • Practical Parenting.
  • Melbourne/Sydney/Adelaides Child Magazine.


  • The Drum.
  • Crikey.
  • The Age.
  • The New Daily.
  • The Monthly.
  • New Matilda.
  • Overland.
  • The Guardian.
  • The Saturday Paper.
  • The Australian.
  • VICE.
  • Independent Australia.
  • Guardian Australia.
  • Latte Life Newspaper.

Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle Trends:

  • Frankie.
  • Vogue.
  • Elle Australia.
  • Harpers Bazaar.
  • Yen Magazine.
  • Girlfriend.
  • Cosmopolitan.
  • Sunday Style.


  • Home Beautiful Magazine.


  • Concrete Playground.
  • Broadsheet.
  • The Thousands. 


  • Voyager Magazine.
  • Get Up & Go.
  • Australian Geographic.

Literary Criticism/Book Reviews/Writing:

  • Kill Your Darlings.
  • Meanjin.
  • The Lifted Brow.
  • Bookseller & Publisher.
  • Australian Book Review.
  • Sydney Review of Books.
  • Melbourne Review.
  • Writers Bloc.
  • Writers Ink.


  • Beat Magazine.
  • Everguide.
  • Rolling Stone Australia.
  • The Thousands.


  • Birdee.
  • The Hoopla.
  • Feminartsy.
  • Bitch Magazine.

Film, Television and General Pop Culture:

  • Junkee.
  • Pedestrian TV.
  • The Vine.
  • Inside Film.
  • Kill Your Darlings.
  • The Lifted Brow.


  • GQ Australia.
  • PC Magazine.


If there are any that fall into your niche or you are interested in, make sure you go check them out. Read the instructions on the submission page carefully. Most editors are very busy and will automatically discard any submission that do not follow their guidelines.

This is by no means an exhaustive list of all publications in Australia that will pay you. However, this list does provide you with a great starting point.

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