Foresight is the official publication of AUSOUG; it seeks to empower the Oracle user community by providing an open and critical communication vehicle for technical and non-technical Oracle-related information.

The magazine, which is edited by a panel of industry peers, seeks to empower the Oracle user community by providing:

  • an open and critical communication vehicle for technical and business information
  • a platform for targeted advertising and information from the industry.

The publication is a full colour production of articles and tips covering News, Database Administration, Development, Applications and Industry Updates. It is distributed annually to AUSOUG and affiliated members including those in government, industry, education and consulting and is an exclusive member benefit.


Read the latest Edition of Foresight Magazine

2014 Edition - Celebrating AUSOUG's 10th Year of Foresight Magazine

Contribute an Article

Have you done something innovative at work, or worked your way with a challenging issue, and would like to share your knowledge?
Writing an article for the AUSOUG Foresight magazine is a great way to share your knowledge and raise your profile at the same time.
If so, we are looking for technical and functional articles on Oracle related topics.



Selection for publication

Our goal is to encourage sharing best practices and key technologies with other members of the Oracle community. All submitted articles are assessed by a review panel to ensure the overall quality of the magazine is maintained. To help meet these standards the magazine editors will work with the authors to validate the technical and written content.
The editorial team makes the final decision as to which articles are selected for publication, considered unsuitable for publication, or held over for a future edition.
To submit an article, either send it to or send it to one of your State Committee members.

Advertising Opportunities

Foresight Advertising Rates

Don’t miss your chance to get your product or service in front of our thousands of readers through this publication.  AUSOUG Partners receive an entitlement to place ads in the Foresight publication.  However additional advertising space can be purchased.  The details follow:

Foresight Colour Ads 

Type of Ad Advertising Investment
Full Page $2,100.00
Half Page $1,200.00
Quarter page $800.00


Mechanical specifications for each advertisement follow.  Ad investment is AUD$ including GST.

Foresight is a full-colour publication, printed in four-color process. Spot colours should be built from four-color process. Ads must be submitted as electronic files.

Please submit a colour proof in actual size if colour is an issue.

Ad Size:

Full Page.  W 210mm x H 297mm
Half Page.  W 105mm x H 297mm or W 210mm x H 149mm
Qtr Page.    W 105mm x H 149mm or W 210mm x H 79mm

All Advertisements will be cropped with white space on the inside edge to allow for the binding of the magazine.

Preferred format: Adobe Indesign CS5 or lower, Adobe Illustrator CS5 or lower, Adobe Photoshop CS5 or lower. Preferred format: A high res .pdf file or an .eps file with fonts converted to outline.
Do not forget the 10mm bleed. Use 300 dpi resolution; 72 dpi is too low.

A drop box is available should the ad size be too large to email.

To enquire about placing advertising in Foresight magazine email