Don Dorrigo Gazette

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Front page of The Don Dorrigo Gazette and Guy Fawkes Advocate, 8 January 1910

The Don Dorrigo Gazette, previously published as the Don Dorrigo Gazette and Guy Fawkes Advocate, is a weekly English language newspaper published in Dorrigo, New South Wales, Australia.[1]

History[edit]

The newspaper was established as the Don Dorrigo and Guy Fawkes Advocate on 8 January 1910[1] by brothers Roy and Reginald Vincent.[2]

Production[edit]

The paper continues to be produced by a hot-metal typesetting, printed on a Heidelberg Zylinder Automat press, and is the last known newspaper in Australia to be produced by these means.[2] Its current editors are Michael and Jade English who in around 2006, took over from Michael's father John who had been working for the newspaper since 1961.[2][3]

Quotes[edit]

Articles from the Gazette have been quoted in other regional newspapers:

Digitisation[edit]

The paper has been digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program of the National Library of Australia.[3][4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Don Dorrigo Gazette". State Library of New South Wales Catalogue. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Huxley, John (1 March 2010). "News fit to print - hot-metal typesetting paper turns 100". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 6 February 2015."The "Don Dorrigo Gazette."".
  3. ^ a b "Newspaper Titles". trove.nla.gov.au. Retrieved 2015-06-04.
  4. ^ "Australian Newspaper Digitisation Program | National Library of Australia". www.nla.gov.au. Retrieved 2015-06-04.

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