Telegraph (Brisbane)

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The Telegraph was an evening newspaper published in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It was first published on 1 October 1872 and its final edition appeared on 5 February 1988. In its day it was recognised as one of the best news pictorial newspapers in the country.[1] Its Pink Sports edition (printed distinctively on pink newsprint and sold on Brisbane streets from about 6pm on Saturdays) was a particularly excellent production produced under tight deadlines. It included results and pictures of Brisbane's Saturday afternoon sports including the results of the last horse race of the day.

History[edit]

In 1871 a group of local businessmen, Robert Armour, John Killeen Handy (M.L.A for Brisbane), John Warde, John Burns, J.D. Heale & J.K. Buchanan formed the Telegraph Newspaper Co. Ltd. The Editor was Theophilus Parsons Pugh, a former editor of the Brisbane Courier and founder of Pugh's Almanac.[2] The first edition of the newspaper had just four pages and a print run of only 200 copies.[1] In 1963 it moved from its 93 Queen Street premises[3] to its final home in 41 Campbell Street, Bowen Hills (Queensland Newspapers).

Digitisation[edit]

The paper has been digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program of the National Library of Australia.[4][5]

Notable staff[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Daily Sun, Saturday, 6 February 1988
  2. ^ Queensland Press Limited history report 1975. Sourced Qld Newspapers archive library December 2008
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  5. ^ "Newspaper Digitisation Program". Trove. Archived from the original on 2 July 2015. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "New light on Brisbane's most infamous murder case". ABC News. Archived from the original on 5 January 2010. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  7. ^ "Bio: Peter Charlton" Archived 28 July 2008 at the Wayback Machine., Courier Mail
  8. ^ "Cowlishaw, James (1834 - 1929)" Archived 3 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine., Australian Dictionary of Biography
  9. ^ "James Cowlishaw". belindacohen.tripod.com. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2017. 
  10. ^ "Thomas Cowlishaw". belindacohen.tripod.com. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2017. 
  11. ^ 23 August 1883 Archived 16 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine., The Brisbane Courier
  12. ^ "Chave, Alfred Cecil (1905 - 1971)" Archived 30 July 2008 at the Wayback Machine., Australian Dictionary of Biography
  13. ^ "Gould, Nat, 1857-1919." www.lib.monash.edu.au. Archived from the original on 30 March 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2017. 
  14. ^ ""Bio: Barton Green, Director"". Archived from the original on 22 July 2008. Retrieved 22 May 2017. 
  15. ^ "Walkley Winners Archive". The Walkley Foundation. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 5 January 2016. 
  16. ^ Serle, Percival (1949). "Heney, Thomas William". Dictionary of Australian Biography. Sydney: Angus and Robertson. 
  17. ^ "Bio: Mark Hinchliffe" Archived 22 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine., Courier Mail
  18. ^ Lionel Hogg (15 April 2008). "You wouldn't read about it". On Line Opinion. Archived from the original on 20 August 2008. 
  19. ^ "Bio: Lincoln Howes" Archived 15 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine., 60 Minutes
  20. ^ "Home - Redcliffe Dolphins". Redcliffe Dolphins. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  21. ^ Davidson, Darren (2 December 2015). "Chris Mitchell retires, Paul Whittaker new editor-in-chief of The Australian". The Australian. Retrieved 4 January 2016. 
  22. ^ "Bio: Mitchell Murphy" Archived 24 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine., Brisbane Times
  23. ^ Australia's Accredited Dead Archived 5 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine., by Doral Chenoweth
  24. ^ "Ward, Frederick William (1847 - 1934)" Archived 7 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine., Australian Dictionary of Biography
  25. ^ "Persons called before Queensland Government Committees". State Library of Queensland. Archived from the original on 27 September 2008. 

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