About Us

Universal Media Co is one of Australia’s largest and most innovative media companies. Founded 35 years ago, we are renowned for producing high-quality and engaging content on topics our audiences deeply care about. Our core markets include home, family, health and wellness, sports, pets, craft and hobbies, outdoors, gardens, cars and more.

Every day, the creative teams at Universal Media Co create high-performing print, digital, social and video content to build our influential brands. Attracting more than 50 million consumers, including readers, followers and visitors, our portfolio of brands includes WellBeing, Grand Designs, Home Design, Australian Country, Kitchens & Bathrooms Quarterly, EatWell, Homespun, DOGSLife, Australian Road Rider, Dirt Action and Good Organic Gardening.

Universal Media Co’s stationery division is now the largest publisher of licensed and branded calendars, diaries and planners sold through Australia’s biggest retailers including Woolworths, Coles, and Big W. The range of more than 300 individually branded products includes the exclusive license for sporting brands — the NRL, Socceroos, Cricket Australia, Wallabies — kids brands — The Wiggles, Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls — and much more.

Since 2015, the company has expanded to include a number of new digital services such as WellBeing Grow, WellBeing Shop, Cosy Project, and BeBox.

Universal Media Co also owns specialist B2B publisher WF-Media (formerly known as Westwick-Farrow), which operates business media brands in the food, hospital, healthcare, science, bio-tech, technology, sustainability and other industry markets.

Universal Media Co is an independently owned private company based in Sydney, Australia.

For more information, contact eperera@universalmagazines.com.au

Executive Team

  • Chairman/CEOPrema Perera

  • PublisherJanice Williams

  • Associate Publisher Emma Perera

  • Associate PublisherMarcus Hucker

  • Associate Publisher Martin White

  • Chief Financial Officer Vicky Mahadeva

CONTACT

HEAD OFFICE Sydney

Unit 5, 6-8 Byfield St,
North Ryde, NSW 2113

Subscriptions

1300 303 414

General Enquiries

+61 2 9805 0399

Publishing & Advertising Sales

Janice Williams
+61 2 9887 0316

Advertising Production

Anna Cindric
+61 2 9887 0345

Digital

Emma Perera
+61 2 9887 0387

Circulation

Mark McTaggart
+61 2 9887 0361

Marketing

Chelsea Peters
+61 2 9887 0312

Melbourne

Suite 3, Level 3, 10
Northumberland St,
South Melbourne, Vic
3205 (03) 9694 6403

Brisbane

2A/12 Navigator Place Hendra,
Qld 4011 (02) 9887 0387