News launches new app has launched a new mobile app, which allows users to follow popular topics in their news feed, save stories to read later, get breaking news alerts, set up notifications and read the latest headlines. said that the free app is designed to deliver an “immersive experience” to the 10 million Australians who consume its content every month.

The free app launched today

“This was a truly collaborative, innovative project delivered by a team that spanned across the globe,” said general manager Melissa Overman.

“The launch of the app is part of our ongoing product evolution program designed to enable more consumers to discover the news in colour.”

Editor-in-chief Kate de Brito added that the app makes engaging in the news more intuitive, and allows users to personalise the experience while still delivering them breaking news.

For the first time, the app allows our audience to follow topics tailored to their interests. Everything from federal and local politics to the AFL or NRL team they support or keeping up with their favourite television show,” she said.

“We know our audience turns to us as big news stories are breaking and through the app we will deliver immediate alerts straight to their mobile. All powered by our 24/7 newsroom of journalists in a trusted and safe environment.”

A referral and rewards program will follow the app’s launch.


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