List of newspapers in Australia

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Octopus attacks described in old Australian newspapers[1]

This is a list of newspapers in Australia.


In 1950, the number of national daily newspapers in Australia was 54 and it increased to 65 in 1965.[2]

Daily newspapers

Weekly and monthly newspapers

Defunct newspapers

New South Wales

Sydney and regional newspapers

There are many newspapers published in the State of New South Wales, serving both the capital, Sydney and the regions. Some newspapers are defunct; some have been renamed; some have been amalgamated. The two main Sydney newspapers are The Sydney Morning Herald, which was founded in 1831 when the state was still a colony, and The Daily Telegraph. For a full list see:

Newspapers in languages other than English

There are also many current and past newspapers serving local communities in New South Wales that are published in languages other than English. For a full list see:


Melbourne newspapers

Defunct Melbourne newspapers

Regional newspapers

Defunct Victorian regional newspapers


Brisbane newspapers

Defunct Brisbane newspapers

Brisbane community newspapers

Regional Qld newspapers

Defunct regional Qld newspapers

Western Australia

Perth newspapers

Defunct Perth newspapers

Regional W.A. newspapers

  • Albany Advertiser
  • Avon Advocate
  • Broome Advertiser
  • The Bunbury Herald
  • Bunbury Mail
  • Busselton-Dunsborough Mail
  • Busselton-Margaret Times
  • Capes Herald
  • Coolgardie Miner
  • Darlington Review
  • Esperance Express
  • Geraldton Guardian
  • Golden Age (Coolgardie daily)
  • Goldfield Courier (Coolgardie)
  • Goldfields Express (Goldfields region)
  • Great Southern Herald (Katanning)
  • Harvey Reporter
  • Kalgoorlie Miner
  • Kimberley Echo (Kununurra)
  • Kimberley Times (Derby)
  • Mandurah Coastal Times
  • Mandurah Mail
  • Manjimup-Bridgetown Times
  • Midwest Times
  • Mundaring Magazine
  • Murray Mail (Pinjarra)
  • Narrogin Observer
  • North West Telegraph (Port Hedland)
  • Northern Guardian (Carnarvon)
  • The Northern Times (Carnarvon, W.A.)
  • Northern Valleys News (Northern Valleys – Bindoon, Bullsbrook, Calingiri, Chittering, Gingin, Mogumber, Muchea, Wannamal)
  • Pilbara Echo (Karratha, Dampier, Port Hedland)
  • Pilbara News (Karratha)
  • Pinjarra Murray Times (Pinjarra)
  • Sound Telegraph (Rockingham)
  • South Western Times (Bunbury)
  • Southern Avon Chronicle (Northam, York)

South Australia


Defunct Adelaide newspapers

Regional S.A. newspapers

Defunct regional South Australian newspapers

Broken Hill newspapers

(Broken Hill, though a city in New South Wales, has significant historical SA connections)


Hobart newspapers

Defunct Hobart newspapers

Regional Tasmanian newspapers

Defunct regional Tasmanian newspapers

Northern Territory

Darwin newspapers

Darwin community newspapers

Regional N.T. newspapers

Australian Capital Territory

See also


  1. ^ "Australian Newspaper Digitisation Program - National Library of Australia". Archived from the original on 25 August 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  2. ^ Pippa Norris (Fall 2000). "Chapter 4 The Decline of Newspapers?". A Virtuous Circle: Political Communications in Post-Industrial Societies (PDF). New York: Cambridge University Press. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 6 October 2013.
  3. ^ "About The Senior". The Senior. Australian Senior Publications. Archived from the original on 8 September 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  4. ^ Isaacs V., Kirkpatrick R.: Two hundred years of Sydney newspapers: A Short History Archived 12 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine. at National Library of Australia pp 19, 26
  5. ^ Archived 31 October 2015 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Association, Kuranda Media. "Kuranda Paper 270 October 2015". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  7. ^ Laube, Anthony. "LibGuides: SA Newspapers: T-Z". Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  8. ^ ""THE WARRIGAL REVIEW."". Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929). 1901-07-05. p. 4. Retrieved 2018-08-24.

External links

  • ANPlan: The Australian Newspaper Plan – an initiative of Council of Australian State Libraries (CASL)
  • Australian Newspapers Online. Try searching Libraries Australia (the Australian national bibliographic database) to see which Libraries in Australia carry which newspaper/s.
  • Paperboy Australia: Australian newspapers listed by city and state
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