From humble beginnings six years ago, Ocean Road Magazine has become the premier
Lifestyle Magazine in the region with its primary distribution stretching from Ballina/Byron
Bay in the south to Sanctuary Cove in the north - and everywhere in between.
The secret to the ever growing success of Ocean Road Magazine has, and will always be,
quality local content. The small yet dedicated team pride themselves on original stories;
written, photographed and designed to showcase the spectacular region in a way no other
publication in the region can rival. Award winning photographer, founder and Editor in Chief
Brian Usher has used his love and passion for photography to set Ocean Road apart creating
spectacular images setting a new benchmark right from the start.
The quality of the publication speaks for itself. Attracting celebrity contributors including
Natalie Gruzlewski (Channel 9’s Getaway), Shelley Craft (The Block), Local Radio Superstar
Sean Flanagan, Interior Designer and The Block contestant Carlene Duffy, World Ironman
Champion Trevor Hendy and World ASP Surfing Champion Joel Parkinson, to name but a
few, the content continues to grow in its depth of character.
The magazine’s commercial success is clearly demonstrated in the flourishing pages of high
end advertisers. Ocean Road Magazine is committed to a relationship with its partners that
goes far beyond simply offering advertising space. Headed by Joint Managing Director Dean
McMurtrie, Ocean Road’s commercial partnerships deliver measureable results that
exceeds all expectations. With Dean’s immense experience and expertise in the print media
world, Ocean Road Magazine will continue to grow its business through dedicated
Beyond our print media Ocean Road Magazine has a growing digital media presence.
Designed to maximize reader numbers in the digital space Ocean Road Magazine has
embraced the world of digital media with significant offerings in social media and online
offerings with more to come.
Ocean Road Magazine has also identified the growing Chinese market on the Gold Coast
and surrounding region. With increased numbers of Chinese tourists and investors coming
to the region, Ocean Road Magazine has embraced this area and proudly producing the
publication in Chinese. Initially in the digital space Ocean Road intends to have a printed
version later in 2016 increasing its readership into the vast Chinese market.
Dedication to our client’s success and a focus on first-class editorial content which pushes
boundaries is at the very heart of Ocean Road Magazine. We are dedicated to increasing
our distribution to spread our message to a wider audience. We sincerely hope that you
enjoy the next edition of Ocean Road Magazine as much as we have enjoyed bringing it to