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Newspaper Guide: Australian Newspapers

JCU Staff & Student Subscription Access to News Corp Ltd Papers

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 This is not a library subscription, it has been organised by a different department of JCU. The Library does not have the ability to help with problems logging in or connection issues.
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Access to Fairfax newspapers via ProQuest

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These titles are available via ProQuest. They do not contain pictures and are formatted in text only.


Local Australian Newspapers

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We have access to a number of regional Australian newspapers via ProQuest News and Newspapers. To access these, click on the link below and locate International Newsstream > click the plus symbol to view the Australia & New Zealand Newsstream database. You can browse for a specific newspaper by clicking Publications at the top of the page, or simply search using keywords in the main search bar and filtering by publications on the left-hand side.

North Queensland newspapers (Special Collections)

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This site will help if you are trying to identify the newspapers which have been published in north Queensland, at what dates they were published, and where  they can now be consulted.

Historic Australian newspapers at the National Library, 1803-1954

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The National Library of Australia is digitising historic newspapers with full text available online. Coverage is from 1803-1954, and titles and print runs are increasing regularly. It supports browsing by title, date and location as well as searches. Articles and pages can be printed and downloaded and citations are provided.

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