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Limelight magazine

Read Australia’s best coverage of music, arts and culture in Limelight.

The words of our expert writers can be enjoyed in our 11 annual magazines and weekly online stories.

With a print subscription you will never miss an issue, save on the cover price, and get free access to a growing digital archive of lively and intelligent Australian arts journalism.

Special Offers

Refer a Friend

There has never been a better time to enjoy the best coverage of music, arts and culture. Purchase an annual Limelight print subscription and we will give you a free six-month digital subscription to share with a friend.

Limelight Referral Program

For delivery within Australia

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One-year subscription for $99.00
Includes 11 issues and 12 months’ digital access.
Save 45%, $80.89

Two-year subscription for $180.00
Best value
Save 50%, $179.78

Pay per issue for $9.00
Flexible reading
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Two-year subscription for $88.00
Includes two months free.

For international delivery

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11 issues for $119.00
Delivery to New Zealand

11 issues for $159.00
Delivery to all other regions

All subscriptions include:

  • Digital access to the latest magazine and available back issues
  • Access to all paywalled content on the Limelight website
  • The ability to engage with our community through our website’s comments feature
  • Free weekly emails from Limelight

Dual Subscription

Limelight & Australian Book Review

Take out a dual subscription to Australia’s two leading arts magazines and save on the standard subscription rates.

Education Subscription

Eligible teachers and students can purchase an annual digital subscription at the discounted rate of just $36 per year. 


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