The Lockyer & Somerset Independent is a free newspaper published every Wednesdayand widely distributed in the region.

Delivered to over 240 high traffic distribution points, this newspaper covers a geographical area from Withcott to Blacksoil and Linville to Mulgowie, serving the entire Lockyer and Somerset Regions and the western fringe of Ipswich City.

The Independent is a community newspaper and is your community watchdog, telling your stories, promoting events and highlighting all of the wonderful clubs and organisations in our community.

The Lockyer & Somerset Independent is a proud member of the Queensland Country Press Association.

Our slogan is ’keeping the community in community newspapers’ and we aim to do this with each week’s issue.

Our mission statement: To be the essential media source of our audience, our customers and our communities by connecting them through information, news and conversation.

The Lockyer & Somerset Independent joined Ipswich Media Pty Ltd part of the Today News Group powered by Star News Group.