List of newspapers in Australia

Octopus attacks described in old Australian newspapers[1]

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.[2]

Daily newspapers

Weekly and monthly newspapers

Defunct newspapers

New South Wales

Sydney and regional newspapers

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

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

Defunct Melbourne newspapers

Regional newspapers

Defunct Victorian regional newspapers


Brisbane newspapers

Defunct Brisbane newspapers

Brisbane community newspapers

Regional Qld newspapers

Defunct regional Qld newspapers

Western Australia

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

Perth newspapers

Defunct Perth newspapers

Regional W.A. newspapers

South Australia


Defunct Adelaide newspapers

Regional S.A. newspapers

Defunct regional South Australian newspapers


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

Hobart newspapers

Defunct Hobart newspapers

Regional Tasmanian newspapers

Defunct regional Tasmanian newspapers

Northern Territory

Darwin newspapers

Darwin community newspapers

Regional N.T. newspapers

Australian Capital Territory

See also


  1. National Library Australian newspapers digitisation program
  2. 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.
  3. "About The Senior". The Senior. Australian Senior Publications. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  4. Isaacs V., Kirkpatrick R.: Two hundred years of Sydney newspapers: A Short History at National Library of Australia pp 19, 26
  7. Pilbara Echo
  8. Trove

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