|Founded||7 March 2007|
|Headquarters||Brisbane, Queensland, Australia|
The Brisbane Times was launched on 7 March 2007 by then-Queensland Premier Peter Beattie. The publication started with 14 journalists in an attempt by Fairfax to break into the South East Queensland market, competing against the website of News Corporation's incumbent The Courier-Mail.
It is owned and run by Fairfax Digital, the online subsidiary of Fairfax Media, publishers of Melbourne's The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and other mastheads, plus subject-focused websites and business-centered magazine titles. The founding managing editor was Mitchell Murphy; the current managing editor is Simon Holt.
According to third-party web analytics providers Alexa and SimilarWeb, the Brisbane Times is the 191st and 250th most visited website in Australia respectively, as of August 2015. SimilarWeb rates the site as the 24th most visited news website in Australia, attracting more than 2 million visitors per month.
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- "Brisbanetimes.com.au Site Overview". Alexa. Retrieved 2 August 2015.
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- "Top 50 sites in Australia for News And Media". SimilarWeb. Retrieved 2 August 2015.
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