Il Globo

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Il Globo
Il Globo masthead
Type Bi-weekly newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Italian Media Corporation
Founder(s) Tarcisio Valmorbida,
Ubaldo Larobina
Founded 1959; 58 years ago (1959)
Headquarters Melbourne, Australia
Circulation 20,000 (as of 2005)[1]

Il Globo is an Italian language newspaper, published in Melbourne, Australia. The newspaper's Sydney counterpart is La Fiamma.


It was established in Melbourne by Tarcisio Valmorbida and Ubaldo Larobina, and the first issue was published on November 4, 1959. Il Globo had a circulation of over 20,000 based on claimed circulation by the newspaper, one of the largest amongst non-English language publications in Australia.[1]

Il Globo reports not only issues and news regarding Italy and Australia but reports on issues that relate to the local Italian-Australian community in Western Australia, South Australia, Northern Territory and Victoria


  • Mascitelli, Bruno and Battiston, Simone (eds.) (2009), Il Globo. Fifty Years of an Italian Newspaper in Australia, Connor Court Publishing, Ballan, Victoria. ISBN 978-1-921421-31-0
  • Mascitelli, Bruno and Battiston, Simone (2008), The Italian expatriate vote in Australia. Democratic right, democratic wrong or political opportunism?, Connor Court Publishing, Ballan, Victoria. ISBN 978-1-921421-09-9
  • Pascoe, Robert (1987), Buongiorno Australia. Our Italian Heritage, Greenhouse Publications, Richmond, Victoria. ISBN 0-86436-062-2
  • Pascoe, Robert (1989), 'The Italian Press in Australia,' in Abe (I.) Wade Ata and Colin Ryan, The Ethnic Press in Australia, Academia Press and Footprint Publications, Melbourne, Victoria, pp. 201–206. ISBN 0-9589668-2-6

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