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Multimedia Journalism Guide: Newspapers

Find targeted resources for research and referencing

Newspaper databases

Use these databases for the electronic editions of local, regional, and national newspapers as well as full-text content of key international sources - all in one easy-to-search database. 

You will get the full text of articles with complete source information for these and many other newspapers, these are not scans of newspaper pages. The Cairns Post logo

Townsville Bulletin Logo

The Australian logo

Historic Australian newspapers at the National Library, 1803-1954

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:

Newspapers at JCU Libraries

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