Victoria's largest multimedia business

Metro Media Publishing (MMP) is Victoria’s largest multimedia business combining high-quality magazines, local news and digital assets. With 15 publications, a weekly distribution of over 925,000 in Melbourne and Geelong every week and a stable of digital assets, including reviewproperty.com.au, Metro Media Publishing delivers more choice, greater reach and better content for readers and advertisers alike. MMP is also the sales agent for real estate, developer and display clients in Victoria for all Domain assets, including domain.com.au, and Fairfax print products, including The Age and The Australian Financial Review.

Our Vision

MMP is a leader in innovative, content-led, multiplatform media solutions for its partners and clients.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the best media environments to connect local audiences with our partners through:
Product Deep real-estate knowledge and quality lifestyle content across multiple platforms.
Audience Content that resonates with the audience providing a premium environment for readers as well as advertisers.
Partnerships Industry-backed, partner-led philosophy.
Our People Recruit and retain the best staff.

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Metro Media Publishing assets
Combining lifestyle & local news printed publications, associated websites & our market leading real estate portal, Metro Media Publishing provides a broad range of content environments that deliver strong engagement for both readers and advertisers.

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The Weekly Review publications

Victoria’s favourite lifestyle and property magazine is delivered free each week to more than 630,000 homes in Melbourne and Geelong. The magazine is a premium gloss-format publication featuring a stable of some of Australia’s most talented and best-known writers, covering large-format, low-clutter and targeted advertising environments. It provides unique opportunities for advertisers to integrate their message into content.

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TheWeeklyReview.com.au

TheWeeklyReview.com.au is the digital portal to all the articles from our lifestyle magazines and a repository for past editions.

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reviewproperty

reviewproperty is your local guide to living and buying property.
It combines the latest property listings with all the lifestyle information about a suburb; real estate news, auction results and market information are combined with restaurant reviews, education, local services and much more.
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Star Weekly publications

Proudly serving communities in and around Melbourne for more than 100 years, the Star Weekly publications are Metro Media Publishing’s local news publications, with content that is informative, entertaining and relevant to each area. Content is local and community focused.

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Domain

MMP proudly acts as the sales agent for real estate, developer & display clients in Victoria for all Domain assets, including domain.com.au, and Fairfax print products, including The Age and The Australian Financial Review.

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Star & Mornington Peninsula News Group

MMP also acts as the agency sales function for both the Star News Group and Mornington Peninsula News Group.
The combination of MMP assets, Star and MPNG allows our agency team to represent a comprehensive coverage of the Melbourne, Geelong and the Mornington Peninsula markets.

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  • Hello, Happy 4th Birthday and THANK YOU!

    Fiona Byrne, Reader

    "I just wanted to say a massive thank you for including Alistair Finch in the While You Were Sleeping article by Sarah Marinos.
    Alistair is over the moon!
    Also, happy birthday and congratulations to the entire Weekly Review team.
    And can I just say getting words with Tony Lockett – that is a coup! Talk about an iconic Melbourne No4!
    Kind regards
    FIONA"

  • …thank you and well done!

    Liz McLachlan, Sales Manager Hester Canterbury

    "Dear Liz
    Just a short note to say that I was very pleased with the article you wrote on Hester Canterbury.
    On the back of it; I sold a 3 bedroom apartment today.
    Personally, I would like to say thank you and well done!
    Cheers"

  • …very inspiring for all journalists, designers and editorial staff

    Francesca Carter,

    "I just had a read through the birthday edition - online - well done!!!
    I think it's the best mag yet and I really enjoyed your introduction article - very inspiring for all journalists, designers and editorial staff. Beautifully written too!
    I bought the net-a-porter magazine last week, optimistically believing this is the future: a quality, beautifully-designed magazine with good content that will stand the test of time ... I think that's what you've all achieved with the 4th birthday edition. Congratulations."

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    Julia Hadfield, Property purchaser

    "After searching several months for property it was through the dedication of Wayne Baker and The Weekly Review in finding me the ultimate property. I couldn’t be happier!"

Our Team
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    Charbel Nader

    Chairman

    About Charbel Nader

    Charbel is founding Chairman of Metro Media Publishing. He is an investment banker with a background in finance, media and mergers and acquisitions. He established and led the Melbourne office of Pitt Capital Partners Ltd, and has worked with News Corp’s venture capital vehicle e-Ventures and PBL/Nine Network where he was responsible for the Macquarie Nine Film raising, a joint venture between the Nine Network and Macquarie Bank. He is a Founder and Executive Vice President of Australia Acquisition Corporation, Deputy Chairman of ASX-listed b2b media and events company Aspermont Ltd.

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    Gerald Delany

    Non-Executive Director

    About Gerald Delany

    Gerald is Chairman of Kay & Burton, one of Melbourne’s most prestigious and reputable real estate agencies, a position he has held since 2007. He is also Chairman of City and Suburban Developments, Jacioux Cheese, Montana Foods and Summit Victoria.

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    Norman Draper

    Secretary

    About Norman Draper

    Norman is a senior partner of the accounting firm Lawler Draper Dillon, specialising in the business advisory division. With more than 30 years experience, he has particular expertise in strategy, structuring, taxation advice and mediation. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a registered company auditor and tax agent.

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    Antony Catalano

    Executive Director

    About Antony Catalano

    Antony is Chief Executive Officer of Domain and a Director of MMP, positions he has held since November, 2013.

    Prior to that, Antony was CEO and Publisher of MMP, which he founded in 2009 after a long career with Fairfax Media, The Herald and Weekly Times. Antony began his media career as a copy boy in 1985, and spent 15 years as a journalist, winning two Melbourne Press Club awards. In 2001, he was appointed Director of Real Estate at The Age, General Manager of MPG and a member of The Age senior management team. In 2004, he was appointed Classified Director Real Estate, Motoring and General Classifieds, before being appointed Director Newspaper Sales and Marketing and Product Development, Fairfax Victoria, in 2005.

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    Gail Hambly

    Non-Executive Director

    About Gail Hambly

    Gail is Group General Counsel and Company Secretary of Fairfax Media Limited. She has more than 15 years experience as a senior media executive, and also serves as director of several subsidiary companies within Fairfax. She has been a Director at Rural Press since 2007, is a Director of Trade ME and Fairfax New Zealand. Gail is a Member of the Advisory Board of the Centre of Media and Communications Law at Melbourne University.

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    David Housego

    Director

    About David Housego

    David was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Fairfax Media (ASX: FXJ) in December 2012 with responsibility for Finance, Group Strategy, management of the ‘Fairfax of the Future’ initiative and Workplace Services. He also represents Fairfax Media on a number of joint venture Boards. He was previously an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer at Worley Parsons (ASX: WOR) from 1999 through 2010. David led the corporate reorganisation and subsequent IPO of Worley in 2002 and the subsequent capital raising for the acquisition of Parsons E&C in 2004 and the Colt Group in 2007.

Careers
Working at MMP

Careers

Working at MMP

We really like working here and we think you will too.

We are:

Open and transparent – staff have access to team and company financial info, teams are totally open with each other. You are encouraged to know what other guys are doing. Warts and all, good stuff and bad staff, the truth will set you free.

Honest and direct – we have worked in big corporates and know the downside. And we don’t want that here. We tell it like it is. Staff just focus on what they have to do and get it done.

One team – we are all in this together to create the best magazines, websites and newspapers in the market. We love great publications, top writing and outstanding design.

The fastest growing media company in Melbourne – we operate across multiple platforms, including glossy mags, websites and newspapers.

Supportive – we accept we might get the odd thing wrong, but we will back you.

Autonomous – make the call and back yourself in, that’s why you are in the position.

Committed to rewarding performance – all staff rewards are linked to performance, and we set goals in partnership with our people.

We offer:

Great offices that are well located – close to public transport and parking.

Market competitive salaries – with great commission schemes, salary sacrificing, and mobile phone and car allowances if you use them.

Staff benefits – access to extra leave on top of four weeks annual leave, eight weeks paid maternity leave from MMP in addition to government paid parental leave. New dads get one week of full paid leave automatically and can access another 5 weeks.

Rules we live by:

A decision is better than no decision.

Focus on the client.

Embrace it and run with it.

Nimbleness and speed are our advantage.

Add value.

Vacancies

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Media Centre

Metro Media agents back the Domain Group
January 2015

MMPH’s founding agent and management shareholders have agreed to a transaction that will see them become significant shareholders in Fairfax….


Metro Media Publishing Makes New Appointment
December 2013

Metro Media Publishing, Melbourne’s largest private multi­‐media business, has appointed Alex Lynch as Sales Director – Agency and Retail. Ms Lynch,  formerly the Victorian Group Sales Manager, News Community Media…


Metro Media Publishing appoints Trent Casson as Chief Operating Officer
November 2013

Metro Media Publishing has announced the appointment of Trent Casson as Chief Operating Officer, effectively immediately. Mr Casson was previously MMP’s General Manager Sales, Marketing and Editorial…


The weekly review launches first advertising campaign
September 2013

Melbourne’s The Weekly Review lifestyle and property magazine is launching its first radio campaign to promote the fact that it is now delivered free to more than 630,000 Melbourne households every week…


Metro Media Publishing sells The Dandenong Journal
July 2013

Metro Media Publishing has sold The Dandenong Journal to the Star News Group.MMP CEO & Publisher, Mr Antony Catalano, said the sale allowed the group to focus on its market leading magazine and newspaper assets in Melbourne’s…


More than 250 Melbourne real estate offices commit to national property portal
November 2012

Every Victorian real estate agency will be offered free equity participation in reviewproperty.com.au, Metro Media Publishing’s new national property portal. Twelve of Melbourne’s leading real estate brands…


The Weekly Review makes a 156 page splash in Greater Geelong
November 2012

The Weekly Review Greater Geelong launches tomorrow with an extraordinary  156-page first edition, a major vote of confidence from the Geelong real estate industry. The high quality, gloss magazine features more than 300 properties…


Real estate vendors victims of dodgy advertising deals
September 2012

Melbourne’s real estate vendors are victims of dodgy advertising deals which artificially inflate the cost of selling properties, says Melbourne’s largest local multi-media group, Metro Media Publishing (MMP). MMP Managing Director, Antony…


Metro media publishing launches another new local publication
September 2012

Melbourne’s local media industry continues its rapid change with Metro Media Publishing (MMP) launching its fourth high-quality The Weekly Review magazine in the inner south-eastern suburbs. At the same time, MMP has…


Metro media publishing makes senior appointments
August 2012

Metro Media Publishing, Melbourne’s largest local multi-media business, has made two senior appointments. Sandeep Bordia has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, and Colin Moss General Manager Operations. Sandeep has spent the past…

South Melbourne

214-220 Park Street
South Melbourne, VIC 3205
(03) 9249 5300
centralsales@domain.com.au

Greater Geelong

1/284 Bellerine St
South Geelong, VIC 3220
(03) 5247 5110
geelongsales@domain.com.au

Doncaster

Suite 2, 90 – 94 Tram Road,
Doncaster, VIC 3108
(03) 9249 5286
doncastersales@domain.com.au

Agency & Developer Sales
Monty Hanger
monty.hanger@domain.com.au
P: (03) 9249 6536
M: 0402 124 660

Direct & Retail Sales
Debra Meiklejohn
debra.meiklejohn@domain.com.au
P: (03) 9249 5205
M: 
0418 822 804

Real Estate Sales Director
John Ioannou
j.ioannou@domain.com.au
P: (03) 9249 5319
M: 0418 323 009