The Northern Times

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Front page of The Northern Times 26 August 1905

The Northern Times was a newspaper published in Carnarvon, Western Australia from 1905–1983.[1]


The Northern Times was published from 26 August 1905[2] to 26 August 1983 in Carnarvon, Western Australia.

It absorbed the Geraldton-Greenough Sun[3] and changed title to the North West Telegraph.

It was established as "a paper for the North",[2] with a distribution area covering Broome, Carnarvon, Kununurra, Meekatharra, Wyndham, Cue, Mount Magnet, Mullewa, Sandstone, Wiluna and Yalgoo and was published weekly. The editor was Hugh Bismarck Geyer.[1]


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

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Further reading[edit]

  • A history of The Northern Times by Lauritz Andrew[5]


  1. ^ a b "Northern Times". Catalogue. State Library of Western Australia. Retrieved 29 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "The Northern Times". Northern Times. Carnarvon, Western Australia: National Library of Australia. 26 August 1905. p. 2. Retrieved 3 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Geraldton Greenough sun, Country Newspapers, 1957, retrieved 10 December 2013  - the dates of the Greenough Sun are given as 1957 to 1973 - (On Microfilm. No. 275 (3 Jan. 1963)-no. 824 (8 Mar. 1973). Perth, W.A. at State Library of Western Australia. publication dates:- Vol. 1, no. 1 (3 Oct. 1957)-no. 824 (8 Mar. 1973) )
  4. ^ "Northern Times". Trove. National Library Australia. Retrieved 29 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Northern Times". catalogue. Retrieved 29 November 2013. 

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