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Port courier is a weekly suburban newspaper in Adelaide, part of Newspapers Messenger group. the Port covers the entire Le Fevre Peninsula, encompassing the North Adelaide metropolitan beach suburbs and all of Port Adelaide.[1]

The newspaper generally reports on events of interest in its range, including the suburbs of Port Adelaide, Semaphore, Outer Harbor, and West Lakes. It also covers the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and City of Charles Sturt councils.

It has a circulation of 32,562 and a readership of 53,000.[2]

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In 1951, Port Adelaide courier Roger Baynes, in association with Len Croker, took over the Progressive Association of Largs North Progressive times. In March 1951, the Progressive times was relaunched as the Delivery courier.

the Delivery courier It originally operated out of a small room above a Port Adelaide bike shop. Later the business moved to a former butcher shop on Commercial Road, Port Adelaide.

Baynes acquired more suburban titles in Adelaide during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s and renamed them under the Delivery courier Name. The original Delivery courier was renamed the Port courier in 1984.[3][4]

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