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GOLF AUSTRALIA STRENGTHENS EDITORIAL TEAM .

24 February 2012

nextmedia today announced that it has bolstered the editorial team of Golf Australia with the appointment of Steve Keipert as Deputy Editor effective March 2012. Steve joins Editor Brendan James and Feature Writer Jeff Centenera to compose Australia’s most formidable golf editorial team.

Steve Keipert has over ten years experience in golf media both as an award winning writer and media presenter and was most recently editor of Australian Golf Digest. Steve brings an additional range of skills and attributes to Golf Australia including key industry relationships Brendan James, Editor of Golf Australia said - “Steve is a terrific addition to the Golf Australia team with not only a deep understanding of the industry and the sport of golf but a journalistic integrity that will take Golf Australia to the next level. Our innovation in Golf Australia including Top 100 courses, annual course calendar, play and stay, professional instruction and photography puts us at the forefront of the industry”

David Gardiner, Chief Executive Officer of nextmedia said - “over the last 18 months we have invested heavily in Golf Australia in terms of editorial offering, new features and instruction from leading professionals, a significant increase in the size and format of the magazine and are delighted with its success. The appointment of Steve Keipert is a terrific addition to the team and will continue this momentum.”

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For further information please contact: Brendan James, Editor Golf Australia at Golf Australia (02) 99016100 David Gardiner, Chief Executive Officer at nextmedia (02) 9901 6100 About Golf Australia

Every month since 1987, Golf Australia has been meeting the needs of Australian golfers and golf-related businesses, and has an unmatched reputation for quality editorial, features, photography and content in the Australian golf industry. Golf Australia has provided instruction, equipment reviews, tournament previews and news, big names and inspiring golf travel features – in short, everything an Australian golfer needs to know about the world of golf, with a uniquely Australian perspective.

About nextmedia nextmedia was established in late 2007 with the backing of Wolseley Private Equity and the nextmedia management team. Over the last three years nextmedia has acquired the businesses of Horwitz Publications, Chevron Publishing, Next Publishing, Bluewater Publishing and a number of individual titles – Tracks, Waves, G Magazine, Yen, Motorsport News, DMAG, Disney Magazine and Art Almanac. nextmedia publishes over 35 leading special interest publications plus websites, forums, books, DVDs and posters including titles such as Inside Sport, Golf Australia, Tracks, Australian Muscle Car, Bluewater Boats & Sportsfishing, PC PowerPlay, Sound + Image, Camera and a range of kids titles.