The Westsider story
The Westsider is a not-for-profit, monthly community newspaper, written by volunteers and delivered to locations across Melbourne's west each month.
Founded in 2014, the paper has grown from it's original grassroots funding to a much loved publication in the west.
Print-focused, people first
Purpose beyond profit
Meet the team
At the Westsider, we're proud to have a passionate and dedicated team that's committed to bringing you the best of Melbourne's west. From creative design and sales operations to editorial excellence and leadership, our team is at the heart of our community-driven publication.
Meet the faces behind The Westsider and discover the people who make our stories come to life
Jean AnselmiDesign and Layout
Lena YiallourosSales and Operations Manager
The Westsider Committee
The Westsider is a child safe organisation and has taken deliberate steps to safeguard children from physical, sexual, emotional and psychological abuse and neglect. We put children’s safety and wellbeing first and have embedded a commitment to child safety in every aspect of our organisation. View our Child Safety Code of Practice.