At IN Noosa Magazine, we INform, INdulge and INspire our readers with every issue.

As Noosa’s premium lifestyle magazine, IN Noosa captures the spirit of our people and the essence of our place.

Celebrating homegrown, authentic, handmade and enjoyed with love, we connect community through storytelling and shine a light on the people, experiences and flavours that define our region. With a focus on homegrown style, substance and showcasing the real Noosa, IN Noosa Magazine is the antidote to a world that is increasingly “plastic”.

As an independent, locally-owned, quarterly lifestyle magazine, IN Noosa tells authentic stories shining a light on our region’s quiet achievers, unearthing hidden gems, and always celebrating local success over celebrity. Our exclusive distribution model ensures that locals and visitors can access insights into local stories, passionately told, and our advertisers and supporters receive a strong return on their investment.

We share wholesome stories, covering topics from local inspiring people to wellness, beauty, lifestyle, the arts, events and fashion. Our Conversations in Noosa podcast hosted by John Caruso, takes you deeper into the lives and stories of the people who make up this beautiful community.

IN Noosa supports the region’s movement for environmental care and slow food production. In the spirit of Noosa’s unique relationship to the environment as a biosphere reserve, IN Noosa is printed on 100 percent recycled paper and works closely with local initiatives such as Plastic Free Noosa to promote the protection of our precious ecosystem.

We also offer an authentic voice for the Noosa region. Our team provides the opportunity for businesses to speak to their target audience and gain greater awareness and interest. Through consultation and advertising, businesses can not only have their advertisements featured in the print and digital editions of the magazine but have their products promoted through editorials and events.

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Meet the Editor-In-Chief:

Deb Caruso

Deb Caruso

Publisher & Editor-in-chief

Since 2014, Noosa local and die-hard foodie, Deb Caruso has been passionately sharing Noosa’s stories. With a background in public relations, journalism and media spanning 25 years, she loves to connect readers with local brands and businesses. As Editor-In-Chief, Deb and her team distil all that Noosa has to offer inside the pages of every magazine. With an emphasis on local love, Deb INforms, INdulges and INspires with stories ranging from chef Q&A’s that tingle the taste buds, to personal stories of local triumph, and all there is to do and see in this beautiful place.

Meet the IN Noosa team

Each member of the IN Noosa team has extensive knowledge and background in their field. With this wisdom the team’s lively energy creates the spirit that drives IN Noosa. Want to speak to a member of the team? Contact us.

Paul Bird

Paul Bird


Paul is the Publisher and Director of IN Noosa Magazine. Enjoying a successful career spanning almost 40 years, working in media and corporate communications industries and more recently in the profit-for-purpose charity and business sector as an Independent Director and Corporate Advisor. A self-confessed Noosa tragic, he has been a regular visitor and ``sometimes`` resident over the past 25 years.

John Caruso

John Caruso

Writer / Podcaster

After 30 years in radio, John now runs the Conversations in Noosa podcast and in between being our writer, sanity checker, accounts manager, event MC, and delivery boy; he still spends time with his first love, radio. He records a daily Drive program for regional radio from home (often in his pyjamas) and has previously been a presenter on FoxFM Melbourne, Triple M Brisbane, SeaFM and ABC.

Melanie Keding

Melanie Keding

Client services manager

Born on the Sunshine Coast, Mel is happy to be back after a stint driving trucks in the mines and sampling Hunter Valley wines. She worked at the Sheraton Noosa a lifetime ago then moved into radio journalism and announcing and now proudly adds IN Noosa Magazine to the portfolio. When she’s not working with Noosa businesses to ensure they’re shining she’s running around after her two-year-old twins and is happy to be back home at the beach.

Carlie Wacker

Carlie Wacker

Fashion editor

Carlie Wacker has worked in the media entertainment industry for over 20 years. From television to stage and radio she has been lucky enough to work her way around the whole country. Over the last 10 years she has styled and choreographed innovative fashion parades and talent shows and brings her love for fashion and entertainment as our Fashion Editor. She is also an MC, voice-over artist and radio announcer.

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