News Weekly

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Not to be confused with New Weekly.
News Weekly
News Weekly October 2010.jpg
Cover of October 2010 issue
Editor John Ballantyne
Frequency Weekly
Publisher National Civic Council
First issue September 1943
Country Australia
Website www.newsweekly.com.au

News Weekly is an Australian current affairs magazine, published by the National Civic Council, with its main headquarters in Balwyn, Victoria. [1][2] It also has offices in Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia and South Australia. [3]

History and profile[edit]

News Weekly was founded by B. A. Santamaria and first published in September 1943, under the name Freedom; it later changed its name to Australia's national news-weekly.[4] It changed its name to its current name in 1946–47.[5][6][6][7]

News weekly adheres to the five primacies of the National Civic Council; promoting the national interest, assisting small enterprise, supporting the family, fostering the tested values derived from our Judeo-Christian heritage and defending life. [8]

According to the Kempsey Library listing, News Weekly provides analysis of current cultural, social, political, educational, and economic trends in Australia, focusing on ethics.[9]

In 1955, it had a circulation of 30,000 copies.[10] The magazine's current editor is John Ballantyne.[11]

Associated groups include, The Thomas More Centre and The Australian Family Association. [12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Europa World Year. Taylor & Francis Group. 2004. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Contact News Weekly". News Weekly. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "About Us". News Weekly. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "About Us". News Weekly. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  5. ^ Thomas Sheridan (1975). Mindful militants: the Amalgamated Engineering Union in Australia, 1920–1972. ISBN 0-521-20680-4. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  6. ^ a b Ross Fitzgerald, Adam James Carr, William J. Dealy (2003). The Pope's battalions: Santamaria, Catholicism and the Labor split. Univ. of Queensland Press. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "Freedom". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "About Us". News Weekly. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  9. ^ Australian Newspapers
  10. ^ Interviewer: Robin Hughes accessdate=20 January 2012 (23 April 1997). "Bob Santamaria – Interview Transcript tape 5". Australian Biography. 
  11. ^ John Ballantyne (25 December 2010). "Culture and Civilization". News Weekly. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  12. ^ "About Us". News Weekly. Retrieved 20 January 2012.