October 16, 2018


More than 46,000 readers view The Catholic Weekly each week. While the majority is based in NSW, we reach readers interstate and around the world. Our diverse readership of families, students, education and health professionals, academics, politicians, Catholic agency staff, and retirees, doubles around the publication of special editions, such as in the election of Pope Francis or the installation of Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP as Archbishop of Sydney. The Catholic Weekly is delivered to most Catholic schools, tertiary institutes and hospitals across NSW. More than 1200 subscribe to the print edition each week, while the number of digital subscribers through our app continues to climb.

Want to reach young people preparing to travel the world, families who need some work done around the home, or older Australians planning their financial future? Advertise with The Catholic Weekly to reach these groups and more.

Consult the rate card below or contact our advertising team for a quote.

Steve Richards
Advertising & Marketing Manager
(02) 9390 5404
[email protected]

Paul Desmond
Advertising Sales
(02) 9390 5413
[email protected]

NEWSPAPER DISPLAY ADS        (All rates quoted are exclusive of GST)

Casual*$13.65 per column centimetre
10×2 col (100mm x 84mm)$273
Quarter page (190mm x 128mm)$778
Half-page (190mm x 260mm)$1556
Full-page (370mm x 260mm)$2950

*Frequency discounts available on discussion.

Page 1add 60 per cent
Page 2-7add 30 per cent
Centre pagesadd 30 per cent
Back pageadd 50 per cent



Classified line ad$8.66 per line (5 words)
Classified line ad with box$7 per line (5 words)
Classified display rate$13.00 per column centimetre
What’s On (event listing)$6.75 per line (5 words)


Bulk rate (minimum 3 bookings)DiscountRate
3 + appearances10 per cent$12.25
4-6 appearances15 per cent$11.60
7-12 appearances20 per cent$10.90
13-25 appearances25 per cent$10.25
26+ appearances30 per cent$9.55

Display advertisers are required to provide complete material.
Classified advertisers are required to provide advertisement text by email.

Bookings: 13 days prior to day of publication.
Display ad material: 12 noon, 11 days prior to publication date. (Please allow more time for public holidays.)
Classified ad material: 9am Friday – 10 days prior to day of publication.



PositionShared price (monthly)Size (pixels  HxW)
Top leaderboard$200090×728
Middle leaderboard$99590×728
Top medium rectangle$1200250×300
Lower medium rectangle$750250×300
Half-page $1200600×300

Please note: Discounts apply for long-term contracts.


Advertising Terms and Conditions.
The advertiser must take fill responsibility in relation to copyright of the said advertisement. This includes all graphic and reading matter. The advertiser must ensure that the advertisement complies with all aspects of trade practices law and therefore insures all responsibilities should be taken on these terms. Therefore the responsibility is on the person, company, or agent submitting the advertisement for publication.
The advertisers and their agents must accept full responsibilities for proceedings brought against the publication arising out of the of the advertisement. The provision of any material automatically constitutes acceptance of this clause. The booked space shall only be used for the advertisement of the business to which the booking is made.
Design/layout/alterations to advertisements carried out by the staff of the publisher shall incur a fee of 10 per cent of the total cost of the advertisement (based upon the total cost of the first publication of the advertisement after the design/layout/alterations are made).
The Catholic Press Newspaper Company Pty Ltd (the publisher) reserves the right to increase rates for advertisements with a minimum of one month notice. Contracted rates are valid for the life of the contract. New rates will be re-negotiated from then on.
The publisher reserves the right to decline advertisements for publication considered to be inappropriate in relation to the foundations of the publication and the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney. The final decision on all advertising material remains at the discretion of the Editor.
The publisher will use every care to ensure the correct insertion and layout of an advertisement, however cannot guarantee insertion on any specific date or position within its publications. Accidental errors in relation to the advertisement do not invalidate the order.
If agreed minimum usage is not met, applicable surcharges will apply. The surcharge will consist of the difference in rates of the contracted rate and the correct rate for the new level of space purchased over the life of the contract. For contracted rates only.
Page loadings will only apply when specific pages are requested by the advertiser or their agent. Specification of page numbers should be embodied within the purchase order. Guarantees cannot be made that specific positioning of the advertisement can be met within any specific issue. Positioning ultimately remains at the discretion of the editor.
Copy for booked advertisements must be submitted at the offices of the publisher by noon of the Friday, nine days before publication date unless alternative arrangements have been made. Copy arrangements must be made prior to this in relation to the form in which it will be presented. If the copy deadline is not met, the publisher reserves the right to charge full rate for the advertisements, or alternatively place the previous advertisement published within the publication at the quoted rate.
Credit shall only be given to those advertisers whom the publisher considers appropriate. All accounts must be finalised within 30 days of the date of the invoice. First time advertisers will not be given credit unless considered necessary by the publisher.
The publisher reserves the right to destroy advertising material kept for a period of 3 months from the last date of publication of the advertisement, unless the publisher is advised and agreement otherwise is set in place.
Advertisers and their agencies are advised to be knowledgeable in all aspects of the law surrounding advertising and the trade practices act. Heavy penalties apply to organisations found to breach these laws and guidelines. The responsibilities in relation to compliance with these regulations rest in whole upon the advertiser and their agent.