Australia’s Favourite men’s magazine “FHM AUSTRALIA” has decided to close down its doors. FHM Australia HM, which stands for “For Him Magazine” was launched in Australia in May 1998. The closure of FHM is one of the first acts of ACP’s new chief executive, Mr. Matt Stanton, who took the top job at ACP Publishing late last year.
ACP publishers recently also started publishing another budget MENS magazine “Zoo Magazine” which also has a online presence. They launched the magazine with a very attractive $2 price range for a short introductory period.
FHM Australia is also on Facebook and has 41,467 fans on facebook.
ACP is owned by the Nine Entertainment Co, which has attempted to sell its magazine division but with little success so far.
Another men’s magazine Ralph, also closed in 2010 because of the global downturn
FHM – now owned by German company, Bauer Media Group – is published in 21 territories, including China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Norway, the Philippines, Romania and the United Kingdom.
FHM Australia magazine features a mix of general trivia , sex, gags, grog , gadgets,men tips and raunchy and sexy looking International and local models. Publisher ACP , who publishes this men’s magazine and many other Australian magazines like the The Australian Women’s Weekly, Woman’s Day yesterday announced the May issue of FHM would be the last and the magazine’s website would close at the same time