UPDATE 30 September 2019

Apple launches Apple News+, an immersive news and magazine reading experience, in Australia

Australian Subscribers to Enjoy Personalised, Comprehensive Access to Hundreds of Titles Within Apple News

iPad showing Apple News+ screen.
Apple News+ subscribers gain access to hundreds of titles that meet any interest.
Apple News+, a subscription service that brings together hundreds of popular magazines and leading newspapers into a beautiful, convenient and curated experience within the Apple News app, is now available to Australian readers. Apple News+ presents full access to the best and most relevant publications to meet any range of interests from major Australian outlets including The Australian, The Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun, The Courier Mail, The Advertiser, Vogue, Australian Women’s Health, Elle, The Australian Women’s Weekly, Harper’s Bazaar Australia, GQ, Australian Men’s Health, Delicious and Australian Geographic, as well as several international newspapers and magazines including The Wall Street Journal (US), Los Angeles Times (US), The Times (UK), The Sunday Times (UK), National Geographic (US), Rolling Stone (US), Grazia (UK) and Hello! (UK).
iPhone showing Apple News+ article screen.
Apple News+ delivers quality journalism from trusted sources.
Apple News+ features richly designed layouts, animated magazine covers, vivid photography and bold typography optimised for iPhone, iPad and Mac. Subscribers can enjoy cover to cover access to their favourite magazines, which are also available for offline reading, and receive notifications when a new issue of a favourite publication is available. Apple News+ also includes collections of articles and featured issues curated by Apple News editors and personalised recommendations.
Apple News+ adds an even more expansive collection of high-quality stories to the free experience of Apple News, which delivers current events coverage from trusted sources. All Apple News users in Australia, the UK, US and Canada can continue to enjoy the free news experience within the app on iPhone, iPad and Mac, including access to Top Stories, Trending Stories and a personalised feed of articles. In the Today and News+ tabs, subscribers will be presented with individual article, topic and issue recommendations based on both editorial curation and personalised suggestions that maintain user privacy.
Apple News+ subscribers are presented with individual article, topic and issue recommendations based on editorial curation and personalised suggestions.
“Apple News+ offers hundreds of the world’s most popular publications, all discoverable through personalised and curated recommendations,” said Lauren Kern, editor-in-chief of Apple News. “The quality of the journalism, the beautiful photography, the stunning live covers and custom-designed articles in this collection are second to none. We think readers in Australia will be delighted with the offering, and we are proud to support the work of our newest publisher partners.”
Apple News+ subscribers can access current and past issues and individual articles from magazines such as Vogue Australia, Harper’s Bazaar Australia, Australian Women’s Health, The Australian Women’s Weekly, Elle, GQ Australia, Australian Men’s Health and Delicious. Australian subscribers can also access international newspapers and magazines including The Wall Street Journal (US), Los Angeles Times (US), The Times (UK), The Sunday Times (UK), Forbes (US), Esquire (US), Rolling Stone (US), National Geographic (US), New York Magazine (US), The Hollywood Reporter (US), Empire (UK) and Grazia (UK).
“Apple News+ is an exciting evolution of the immersive print media experience,” said Sarah-Belle Murphy, executive general manager of Digital Operations and Publishing at Bauer Media. “The new subscription service offers enormous opportunity to reach new audiences in an elevated digital environment. The ability to reach millions of readers seamlessly through Apple’s ecosystem presents an innovative future for both magazines and the subscription model. We are looking forward to this next exciting step.”
“Apple News+ is an opportunity to introduce our compelling content to a new audience via Apple's vast ecosystem,” said Will Everitt, director of Digital Product and Technology at Pacific Magazines. “This is an exciting new platform, and we’re keen to be an early adopter and partner.”
Apple News+ on MacBook, iPhone and iPad.
Apple News+ features richly designed layouts, animated covers, vivid photography and bold typography optimised for iPhone, iPad and Mac.
Pricing and Availability
Apple News+ is available today in Australia for $14.99 a month. Customers can sign up for a free one-month trial, and the plan automatically renews after the trial ends. Apple News+ in Australia is supported on iOS 12.2 or macOS 10.14.4. Through Family Sharing, up to six family members can share one Apple News+ subscription. Apple News+ is also available today in the UK and launched in the US and Canada in March 2019.

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