List of newspapers in Australia

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This is a list of newspapers in Australia.


In 1950, the number of national daily newspapers in Australia was 54 and it increased to 65 in 1965.[1]

Daily newspapers[edit]

Weekly and monthly newspapers[edit]

Defunct newspapers[edit]

New South Wales[edit]

Sydney and regional newspapers[edit]

There are many newspapers published in the State of New South Wales, serving both the capital, Sydney and the regions. Some newspapers are defunct; some have been renamed; some have been amalgamated. The two main Sydney newspapers are The Sydney Morning Herald, which was founded in 1831 when the state was still a colony, and The Daily Telegraph. For a full list see:

Newspapers in languages other than English[edit]

There are also many current and past newspapers serving local communities in New South Wales that are published in languages other than English. For a full list see:


Melbourne newspapers[edit]

Defunct Melbourne newspapers[edit]

Octopus attacks described in old Australian newspapers.[3]

Regional newspapers[edit]

Defunct Victorian regional newspapers[edit]


Brisbane newspapers[edit]

Defunct Brisbane newspapers[edit]

Brisbane community newspapers[edit]

Regional Qld newspapers[edit]

Defunct regional Qld newspapers[edit]

Western Australia[edit]

For more details on this topic, see List of newspapers published in Western Australia.
For more details on this topic, see Pilbara newspapers.

Perth newspapers[edit]

Defunct Perth newspapers[edit]

Regional W.A. newspapers[edit]

  • Albany Advertiser
  • Broome Advertiser
  • Bunbury Herald
  • Bunbury Mail
  • Busselton-Dunsborough Mail
  • Busselton-Margaret Times
  • Capes Herald
  • Coolgardie Miner
  • Countryman (statewide)
  • Darlington Review
  • Esperance Express
  • Geraldton Guardian
  • Golden Age (Coolgardie daily)
  • Goldfield Courier (Coolgardie)
  • Goldfields Express (Goldfields Region)
  • Great Southern Herald (Katanning)
  • Harvey Reporter
  • Kalgoorlie Miner
  • Kimberley Echo (Kununurra)
  • Kimberley Times (Derby)
  • Mandurah Coastal Times
  • Mandurah Mail
  • Manjimup-Bridgetown Times
  • Midwest Times
  • Mundaring Magazine
  • Murray Mail (Pinjarra)
  • Narrogin Observer
  • Northern Guardian (Carnarvon).
  • "Northern Valleys News" (Northern Valleys – Bindoon, Bullsbrook, Calingiri, Chittering, Gingin, Mogumber, Muchea, Wannamal )
  • The Northern Times (Carnarvon, W.A.)|
  • North West Telegraph (Port Hedland).
  • Pilbara Echo (Karratha/Dampier/Pilbara).[5]
  • Pilbara News (Karratha).
  • Pinjarra Murray Times (Pinjarra).
  • Southern Avon Chronicle (Northam/York).
  • South Western Times (Bunbury).
  • Sound Telegraph (Rockingham).

South Australia[edit]


Defunct Adelaide newspapers[edit]

Regional S.A. newspapers[edit]


For more details on this topic, see List of newspapers in Tasmania.

Hobart newspapers[edit]

Defunct Hobart newspapers[edit]

Regional Tasmanian newspapers[edit]

  • Kingborough Chronicle (Kingborough)
  • The Independent (Launceston)

Defunct regional Tasmanian newspapers[edit]

Northern Territory[edit]

Darwin newspapers[edit]

Darwin community newspapers[edit]

Regional N.T. newspapers[edit]

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Pippa Norris (Fall 2000). "Chapter 4 The Decline of Newspapers?". A Virtuous Circle: Political Communications in Post-Industrial Societies (PDF). New York: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Isaacs V., Kirkpatrick R.: Two hundred years of Sydney newspapers: A Short History at National Library of Australia pp 19, 26
  3. ^ National Library Australian newspapers digitisation program
  4. ^
  5. ^ Pilbara Echo
  6. ^ Trove

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