The Biz (newspaper)

The Biz was a weekly English language tabloid newspaper published in Fairfield, New South Wales Australia. The paper was first published in 1917 by Albert Henry Johnson.[1] For forty years the publishing house was located in Cabramatta, New South Wales, before being moved to Smart Street, Fairfield.[1] It ceased publication in January 1980.[2] The Biz was digitised in 2012.[3]

The Biz, 24 November 1928


During the 1930s and 1940s, the paper was printed with a Model 8 Linotype machine made by the Mergenthaler Linotype Company.[1] During the mid 20th century period when The Biz was printed by W. R. Bright and Sons, the paper was printed with a F4503E Elrod strip casting machine manufactured by the Ludlow Typograph Company.[1]


The various versions of the paper have been digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program[4] project hosted by the National Library of Australia.[5]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d "Village Tour". Fairfield City Council. Retrieved 30 November 2012.
  2. ^ The Biz (Fairfield, NSW : 1928 - 1972) at Trove
  3. ^ McMah, Lauren (10 October 2012). "Fairfield Council puts The Biz back in the headlines". Fairfiend Advance. Retrieved 27 November 2012.
  4. ^ "Newspaper Digitisation Program". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
  5. ^ "Trove Digitised Newspapers". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 29 May 2013.

Further readingEdit

  • Isaacs, Victor; Kirkpatrick, Rod, Two hundred years of Sydney newspapers: A short history, Rural Press Ltd [1]

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