Putting it simply, “We need your help please!”
QNews has long prided itself on providing LGBT news, and information to all Queenslanders right across the state as well as Northern New South Wales and the Northern Territory. Our 250+ distribution points include many rural and regional locations because even though our digital footprint has grown considerably, we believe it is still vitally important to provide a service for all LGBT people across the state, not just those who live in the capital city where LGBT resources and support are abundant.
Unfortunately on the back of four major increases in the price of postage, servicing regional Queensland, Northern NSW and the NT is becoming increasingly difficult. We are determined to continue providing these areas with regular up to date LGBT news, entertainment and information, but we need your help to make this possible. We are appealing to you the readers to help raise $25,000 to help us to connect with the areas where LGBT isolation is often at its worst.
You can help us by donating (even just a few dollars) at the Pozible website www.pozible.com/QNews. But there is also another important reason we need your help.
As one of the last remaining independent LGBT publications in Australia, and proudly 100% Queensland owned and operated, QNews is fiercely supportive of our community and last year provided sponsorship to local LGBT groups with $100,000 worth of advertising. This year we have already committed to providing advertising sponsorship for Cairns Tropical Mardi Gras, BrisBears, and the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention’s ground breaking study into LGBT suicides.
QNews proudly supports over 120 groups for FREE through our Q-groups website www.qgroups.com.au which allows people to connect with groups in their region. This work is vital, and if we are to continue this sponsorship, we will need your help.
Every advert space we donate, every person we assist, every group we promote, comes at a significant cost and you can help us to help them. Ideally we would love to help fund 50% of the costs we endure for sponsorship and statewide distribution, but we are just trying to raise 25% of this year’s costs with a target of $25,000. If we meet this target, we can continue to grow our community, with your help. Every dollar counts!
Please visit the Pozible website www.pozible.com/QNews to help us do our fair share of the heavy lifting. We thank you for your support.