List of newspapers in Tasmania

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This is a list of newspapers published in Tasmania in Australia through its history. From the founding as Van Dieman's Land, through the establishment of the Colony of Tasmania to the creation of a state of Australia as Tasmania in 1901 to the present day.

Newspaper Town / suburb Years of publication
Advertiser[1] Hobart 1837–1840
Advertiser : incorporating "Kingborough news" Kingston 1964
Advocate[2] Burnie 1919-current
Auction Mart Advertiser and Commercial Register Launceston 1863
Australasian Friend[3] Hobart 1887-?
Bagdad News Bagdad 1899-?
Bagdad News Bagdad 1997–1999
Bayside Village News Sandy Bay 2002–2006
Bell's life in Tasmania a sporting chronicle, agricultural gazette, and country journal[4] Hobart 1859
Bent's News and Tasmanian Three-penny Register Hobart 1836–1837
Binalong Bay Bulletin Binalong Bay 1986–1989
Bothwell Banner Bothwell 1994
Bothwell Bits Bothwell 1983–1986
Bowen Gazette Risdon Vale 1983–1984
Brighton Community News[5] Brighton 1999-current
Britannia and Trades Advocate Hobart 1846–1851
Bruny News[6] Bruny Island 1980-current
Bugle Launceston 2007
Burnie City News Burnie 1994–1997
Campbell Town Chronicle Campbell Town 1993–1996
Cape Country Courier Smithton 1991–1993
Cape Country Independent Wynyard 2007–2008
Catholic Magazine Hobart 1916–1918
Catholic Standard[7] Hobart 1878–1894
Catholic Standard[8] Hobart 1921–1937
Central Coast Courier Orford 1991-current
Central Coast Times Burnie 2005–2007
Chigwell Claremont Free Press Berridale 1986–1987
Church News Hobart 1960–1995
Church News for the Diocese of Tasmania Hobart 1862–1959
Circular Head Chronicle[9] Smithton 1906-current
Clipper Hobart 1893–1909
Coal River News Richmond 1988–1995
Coastal Independent Wynyard 2008
Coastal News and North Western Advertiser Ulverstone 1890–1893
Coastal Times Burnie 2008–2009
Collinsvale Crier Collinsvale 1981–1996, 2002–2003
Colonial Advocate and Tasmanian Monthly Review and Register Hobart 1828
Colonial Morning Advertiser and Colonial Maritime Journal Hobart 1841-?
Colonial Times and Tasmanian Advertiser Hobart 1825–1827
Colonial Times Hobart 1828–1857
Colonist Launceston 1888–1891
Colonist and the Van Diemen's Land Commercial and Agricultural Advertiser Hobart 1832–1834
Cornwall Advertiser Launceston 1855?-1877
Cornwall Chronicle Launceston 1869–1871
Cornwall Chronicle: commercial, agricultural, and naval register Launceston 1835–1880
Cornwell Press and Commercial Advertiser Launceston 1829
Country Courier Longford 1998-current
Courier Hobart 1840–1859
Courier George Town 1961–1964
Cove Clarion Hobart 1998–2000
Critic Hobart 1904–1929
Critic Hobart 1892–1893
Daily Post[10] Hobart 1908–1918
Daily Telegraph Launceston 1883–1928
Day Star Hobart 1886–1893?
Derby Echo Derby 1978–2000
Derwent Clipper Hobart 1977–1978
Derwent Star and Van Diemen's Land Intelligencer Hobart 1810–1812
Derwent Valley Gazette Hobart and New Norfolk 1954–2000
Derwent Valley and Moonah News Moonah and New Norfolk 1954
Devon Country Times Devonport 1985–1990
Devon Herald, a bi-weekly journal of agriculture, politics and commerce Latrobe 1877–1889
Devon News Devonport 1962–1965
Devonport Times Devonport 1998–2012
East Coast Bulletin St. Helens 1989–1990
Eastern News Bridport 1970–1972
Eastern Shore Spotlight Rosny Park 1984
Eastern Shore Sun[11] Rosny 1988-current
Emu Bay Times and North West & West Coast Advocate Burnie 1897–1899
Evening Mail Hobart 1869
Evening News Launceston 1894
Evening Star Hobart 1845–1846
Examiner[12] Launceston 1900-current
Express Launceston 1962–1966
Federalist Hobart 1898–1899
Feral Hobart 1973–1980
Gazette New Norfolk 2000-current
Glenorchy City Gazette Glenorchy 1990–1992
Glenorchy Gazette.[13] Glenorchy 1993-current
Glenorchy Independent News : incorporating "Northern Suburbs News" Glenorchy 1964–1966
Guardian, or, True Friend of Tasmania Hobart 1847
Herald of Tasmania Hobart 1827–1839
Highlands Digest Bothwell 1994-current
Highland Herald Bothwell 1994
Hobart Town Advertiser Hobart 1839–1861
Hobart Town Advertiser (Weekly) Hobart 1859–1865
Hobart Town Courier Hobart 1827–1839
Hobart Town Courier Hobart 1840–1859
Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen's Land Gazette Hobart 1839–1840
Hobart Town Daily Mercury Hobart 1858–1860
Hobart Town Gazette and Van Diemen's Land Advertiser Hobart 1821–1825
Hobart Town Gazette, and Southern Reporter Hobart 1816–1821
Hobart Town Herald Hobart 1845–1846
Hobart Town Herald Hobart 1880–1881
Hobart Town Herald and Total Abstinence Advocate Hobart 1846–1847
Hobart Town Herald, or, Southern reporter Hobart 1846
Hobart Town Punch Hobart 1867–1868
Hobart Town Punch Hobart 1878
Hobarton Guardian, or, True Friend of Tasmania Hobart 1847–1854
Hobarton Mercury Hobart 1854–1857
Hub Newspaper Penguin and Burnie 2005–2008
Huon & Derwent Times Franklin 1933–1942
Huon News Franklin 1964–1993
Huon Times Franklin 1910–1933
Huon Valley News[14] Franklin 1993-current
Horton Herald[15] Hobart 1835–1838
Illustrated Tasmanian Mail Hobart 1921–1935
Independent Launceston 1831–1835
Irish Exile and Freedom Advocate Hobart 1850–1851
Island News Whitemark 1954-current
Jordan River Journal Gagebrook 1982–1993
Journalists' Clarion Hobart 1980
Kentish Chronicle Sheffield 1994–2013
Kentish Times Sheffield 1978–1994
Kentish Voice[16] Railton and Sheffield 2013-current
King Island Courier[17] Currie 1984-current
King Island News Currie 1912–1986
Kingborough chronicle : connecting our community and business[18] Kingston 2009-current
Kingston & Channel Mail Sandy Bay 2003
Land incorporating The Critic Hobart 1924–1925
Launceston Advertiser Launceston 1829–1846
Launceston Advertiser Launceston 1986–1987
Launceston Courier Launceston 1840–1843
Launceston Examiner : commercial and agricultural advertiser Launceston 1842–1899
Launceston Sun Launceston 1972
Launceston Times and Auction Mart Advertiser Launceston 1864–1869
Leven Leader : the weekly news for the district of Ulverstone Ulverstone 1992
Leven Lever Ulverstone 1919–1920
Lilydale Progressive Lilydale 1983-current
Luina News Luina 1976–1984
Meander Valley Gazette Deloraine 2014–present
Mercury[19] Hobart 1860-current
Mersey Valley Observer Devonport 1992–1993
Midlander Oatlands 1987–2001
Midlands Monthly Oatlands 1979–1987
Monitor Launceston 1895–1920
Monotone Sporting Record Hobart 1914–1931
Morning Star and Commercial Advertiser Hobart 1834–1835
Mount Lyell Standard and Strahan Gazette: a record of the mining fields of the West coast of Tasmania[20] Queenstown 1896–1902
New Standard Hobart 1977–1994
News Hobart 1924–1925
Norfolk Plains Gazette: serving the Longford, Perth and Cressy districts Longford 1992–1996
North Coast Standard, a newspaper for the north-west coast Latrobe 1891–1892
North West Post Formby 1887–1916
North West Post : your independent weekly Ulverstone 1999
North Western Advocate Devonport 1899
North Western Advocate (Devonport) and the Emu Bay Times (Burnie) Tasmania West Devonport and Burnie 1899–1919
North Western Chronicle Latrobe 1887–1888
North-eastern Advertiser[21] Scottsdale 1909-current
Northern Midlands Gazette Longford 1997–1998
Northern Scene Launceston 1978–1983
Northern Standard Ulverstone 1921–1923
Northern Suburbs News: the voice of the northern suburbs Moonah 1961–1963
Oatlands News Oatlands 1992–1993
Observer and Van Diemen's Land Journal of Politics, Agriculture, Commercial and General Intelligence Hobart 1845–1846
Omnibus : a merchant's, tradesman's, auctioneer's, and general advertiser and shipping gazette Hobart 1842–1864
People's Advocate, or, True friend of Tasmania Launceston 1855–1856
People's Friend : official organ of the Tasmanian Temperance Alliance and the temperance societies of Tasmania Hobart 1886–1936?
Peoples' Horn Boy Hobart 1834
Progress: the popular advertiser Launceston 1937
Quamby Whisper : informing the Westbury Municipality Westbury 1990–1995
Reporter Hobart 1864
Rossarden Mountain Re-echo Rossarden 1991–2013
Saturday Evening Express Launceston 1924–1962
Saturday Evening Mercury Hobart 1954–1984
South Briton and Tasmanian Literary Journal Hobart 1843
Southern Star Hobart 1882–1883
Southern Star Hobart 1985–1998
Southern Times Bellerive 1999–2000
Spec News Carlton River 1980–2000
Spectator and V.D.L. Gazette Hobart 1844–1847?
Sporting News and Axemen's Journal Launceston 1901–1902
Standard Sandy Bay 1995–2005
Standard : Tasmania's Catholic newspaper Hobart 1937–1971
Standard of Tasmania Hobart 1851
Star Hobart 1933
Star Hobart 1997–1998
Sun Coast News St. Helens 1980–1989
Sunbeams Hobart 1896–1899
Suncoast News and Bulletin St. Helens 1990–1992
SunCoast News St. Helens 1993–2005
Sunday Examiner Launceston 1984-current
Sunday Examiner Express Launceston 1966–1984
Sunday Tasmanian Hobart 1984-Current
Tamar Courier George Town 1964
Tamar Times Launceston 1972
Tasman Gazette : Tasman Peninsula Community Newspaper[22] Tarrana 1979-current
Tasmania Free Press Hobart 1975–1977
Tasmanian Launceston 1871–1895
Tasmanian Automobile Trade Journal Hobart 1930–1951
Tasmanian Catholic Standard Hobart 1867–1872
Tasmanian Catholic Standard Hobart 1876–1888
Tasmanian Colonist Hobart 1851–1855
Tasmanian Country Hobart 1980-current
Tasmanian Country Life Launceston 1976
Tasmanian Countrywoman Hobart 1947–1972
Tasmanian Daily News Hobart 1855–1858
Tasmanian Democrat Launceston 1891–1898
Tasmanian Farmer Launceston 1937–1976
Tasmanian Farmer and Grazier Launceston 1976–1979
Tasmanian Farmer Launceston 1998-current
Tasmanian Leader[23] Hobart 1855-?
Tasmanian Licensed Victuallers Gazette Hobart 1905–1910
Tasmanian Mail[24] Hobart 1877–1921
Tasmanian Mail Launceston 1978–1979
Tasmanian Morning Herald : with which is incorporated 'The Advertiser' Hobart 1865–1867
Tasmanian Motor News[25] Launceston 1953–1985
Tasmanian News[26] Hobart 1883–1911
Tasmanian Punch[27] Hobart 1866-?
Tasmanian Punch Hobart 1877
Tasmanian Punch[28] Hobart 1869–1870
Tasmanian Punch[29] Launceston 1877–1879
Tasmanian Telegraph a weekly journal of agriculture and commerce, of municipal, social, and colonial progress Hobart 1858–1859
Tasmanian Times[30] Hobart 1867–1870
Tasmanian Tribune[31][32] Hobart 1872–1879
Tasmanian, and Port Dalrymple Advertiser Launceston 1825
Tasmanian Weekly Dictator Hobart 1839
Tasmanian Weekly News[33] Hobart 1858
Tassie Digger[34] Hobart 1919–1921?
Tassie Times[35] Western Front 1916–1918
Teetotal Advocate Launceston 1843
Telegraph Launceston 1881–1883
Togatus Hobart 1933-current
Town and country post Dunalley 2005
Tribune Hobart 18??- 1879
True Catholic. Tasmanian Evangelical Miscellany Hobart 1843-?
True Colonist: Van Diemen's Land political dispatch and agricultural and commercial advertiser Hobart 1834–1844
Trumpeter Hobart 1833–1850
Ulverstone Herald Ulverstone 1974
Ulverstone Post Ulverstone 1998–1999
Valley and East Coast Voice[36] St. Marys 1971-current
Valley Voice St. Marys 1968–1969
Van Diemen's Land Gazette and General Advertiser Hobart 1814
Van Diemen's Land Chronicle Hobart 1841
Van Diemen's Land Monthly Magazine Hobart 1835
Voice Hobart 1927–1953
Waratah Whispers Waratah 1981–1989
Weekender Burnie 1968–1976, 1987–1992
Weekly Courier Launceston 1901–1935
Weekly News Hobart 1868–1869
Weekly Times Hobart 1863
Wellington Times and Agricultural and Mining Gazette Burnie 1890–1897
West Coast Chronicle : the people's paper[37] Zeehan 2008–2009
West Coast Miner Queenstown 1975–1978
West Coaster : serving Western Tasmania[38] Queenstown 1964–1968
Western Herald[39] Rosebery 1992–2013
Western Tiers Mole Creek 1980–2004
Westerner[40] Queenstown 1979–1995
The World [41][42] Hobart 1918–1924
Zeehan and Dundas Herald Zeehan 1890–1922

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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