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List of newspapers in Australia

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 newspapersEdit

Weekly and monthly newspapersEdit

Defunct newspapersEdit

New South WalesEdit

Sydney and regional newspapersEdit

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 EnglishEdit

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 newspapersEdit

Defunct Melbourne newspapersEdit

Regional newspapersEdit

Defunct Victorian regional newspapersEdit


Brisbane newspapersEdit

Defunct Brisbane newspapersEdit

Brisbane community newspapersEdit

Regional Qld newspapersEdit

Defunct regional Qld newspapersEdit

Western AustraliaEdit

Perth newspapersEdit

Defunct Perth newspapersEdit

Regional W.A. newspapersEdit

  • 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 AustraliaEdit


Defunct Adelaide newspapersEdit

Regional S.A. newspapersEdit

Defunct regional South Australian newspapersEdit

Broken Hill newspapersEdit

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


Hobart newspapersEdit

Defunct Hobart newspapersEdit

Regional Tasmanian newspapersEdit

Defunct regional Tasmanian newspapersEdit

Northern TerritoryEdit

Australian Capital TerritoryEdit

See alsoEdit


  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.

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