Hocking and Company Pty. Ltd. was a publishing company based in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. It was founded in 1896 by Sidney Edwin Hocking.

It published the daily newspaper The Kalgoorlie Miner. The company maintained a lengthy relationship with the goldfields community as publisher and local patron of community activities.[1]

The Hocking family kept the company operational until selling it to The West Australian in 1970.[2][3][4]

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References edit

  1. ^ King, Norma (1995), The voice of the goldfields : 100 years of the Kalgoorlie miner, Hocking & Co, ISBN 978-0-86778-057-4
  2. ^ Kirkpatrick, Rod (1 April 2005), Hocking Family Struck a Rich Newspaper Lode at Kalgoorlie, retrieved 29 November 2018
  3. ^ Hocking, Sidney Jack Finn; Jeffery, Chris, 1926- (1976), [Interview with Sidney Jack Hocking, journalist], retrieved 29 November 2018{{citation}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link) CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "A Kalgoorlie Wedding". Kalgoorlie Western Argus. Vol. VI, no. 300. Western Australia. 23 August 1900. p. 10. Retrieved 29 November 2018 – via National Library of Australia.