The Canberra Times will introduce subscription packages for online readers.
Subscribers will enjoy around-the-clock access on their favourite devices to unlimited articles at canberratimes.com.au, Canberra's No.1 news website.
We're proud to be Canberra's No. 1 source of news, and proud of our reputation for producing the quality journalism Canberrans trust.Managing editor John-Paul Moloney
Online access will include all the local news, opinion, sport, food, culture, lifestyle and travel content produced by the journalists, photographers and columnists of The Canberra Times, as well as the latest in news, sport and more from around the nation and the world.
The launch date is expected to be in early June and details of subscription offers and prices will be announced in coming days.
Package options will include access to the replica edition of the newspaper, allowing iPad and tablet users to flip through every page of each day's paper and view articles as they appear in The Canberra Times print edition.
Subscribers will also have the option to get daily access to a selection of interactive puzzles, including crosswords, Sudoku and trivia quizzes, and sign up to receive regular newsletters and breaking-news alerts sent direct to their inbox.
"The mission of The Canberra Times is to serve the national city and we will be asking our audiences to join us as subscribers to support the journalism that matters for Canberra," managing editor John-Paul Moloney said.
"We're proud to be Canberra's No. 1 source of news, and proud of our reputation for producing the quality journalism Canberrans trust to keep them informed, entertained and connected."
From the cartoons of David Pope and the commentary of Jack Waterford to the arts and culture coverage led by Sally Pryor, the sideline insights of Chris Dutton and the photographic team led by Karleen Minney, The Canberra Times is committed to covering the capital from all angles.
"With more and more people enjoying our great content on their smartphones and tablets, our new subscription packages will allow readers to choose the way they want to support The Canberra Times to continue delivering the journalism and information our city expects and deserves," Moloney said.
Visitors to canberratimes.com.au can sign up to have free newsletters sent regularly to their inbox, making it easier to browse the latest headlines and see what's making news in the ACT, across the nation and around the world. Newsletter options include sports updates twice a week, your Wednesday wrap of news in the public service and politics and a weekly guide to what's on, so you can plan your weekend out and about in the city.
The Canberra Times is part of the Australian Community Media (ACM) network of more than 150 local news websites and newspapers serving an audience of 8 million Australians.
With journalists based in every state and territory, the ACM network includes such regional, rural and suburban publications as the Newcastle Herald, the Illawarra Mercury, The Border Mail, The Courier in Ballarat, The Examiner in Launceston and agricultural titles such as The Land, Queensland Country Life and Farm Weekly in Western Australia.