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It's Official, Cleo Magazine Is Closing After 44 Years In Print

"While it's sad that our daughters no longer need you, it doesn't mean that you failed, but that you, and we, succeeded."

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Former editor Mia Freedman commented on the closure, sending thoughts to all Cleo staff, past and present.

Instagram: @miafreedman

"Cleo was a force to be reckoned with. Thinking today not just of those who are there now but of all the extraordinary women who worked under the CLEO masthead over the years including of course it's remarkable founder Ita Buttrose," she wrote in her Instagram caption.

Lisa Wilkinson, another former editor of the title, shared her sentiments for the magazine, and the role it played in the lives of so many Australian women since its 1972 launch.

Instagram: @lisa_wilkinson

"While it's sad that our daughters no longer need you, it doesn't mean that you failed, but that you, and we, succeeded," she wrote in an opinion piece for Huffington Post.