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Missing newspapers from Queensland

  • Allora Advertiser 1947-12 May 1954
  • Allora Farmer 2 Sept 1882--7 Mar 1883
  • Allora Guardian 16 July 1881-8 April 1882; 15 Dec 1883-15 May 1886
  • Aramac Mail June 1879-June 1882
  • Atherton Chronicle Nov 1903-1904
  • Atherton news and Barron Valley advocate Aug 1904-12 May 1914
  • The Australian (Brisbane) 1870-Oct 1878
  • Balonne Beacon (St George) 4 Oct 1905 -Dec 1908
  • Barcoo Independent (Blackall) 16 Apr 1889-2 Jan 1931; 13 Sep 1931-13 Oct 1949
  • Barron Valley Advocate Aug 1904-30 June 1931
  • Beaudesert Despatch 28 July 1898-27 July 1899
  • Beaudesert Herald 28 July 1904-3 Aug 1904; 13 July 1907-Oct 1908
  • Border Post and Stannum Miner 20 July 1872-2 Jan 1873; Jan 1882-7 June 1883; Sept 1883-20 Jan 1887; Jan 1888-1929
  • Bowen Advocate 12 Oct 1899-Aug 1900
  • Bowen Chronicle 1918- Dec 1920
  • Bowen Independent 13 Jun 1903-2 Jan 1911
  • Bowen Observer 28 Mar. 1888-20 Nov 1888; 30 Dec 1891-29 Mar 1892
  • Bundaberg star and Burnett River times 24 Dec 1874-6 Jan 1875; 28 Dec 1879-7 Jan 1895; July 1895-1 Apr 1908
  • Burnett argus, Gayndah and Central Queensland advertiser 29 Apr 1861-27 Apr 1862
  • Cairns Advertiser and Smithfield Observer 21 Apr 1877-24 Sept 1881
  • Cairns Advocate 1 Aug 1897- 12 Dec 1900
  • Cairns Argus 12 Nov 1889-28 July 1890; 22 Jan 1898-Feb 1900
  • Cairns Chronicle 1 July 1880-2 Feb 1881 
  • Cairns Chronicle and Mulgrave, Herberton and Etheridge mining advocate 1885-14 May 1886
  • Cairns Daily Argus 1 Mar 1900- 1 Aug 1918
  • Cairns Daily Times 1 Aug 1918 - 19 Dec 1935
  • Cairns Post May 17 May 1883-13 Feb 1884
  • Cairns Telegraph 27 Sept 1882- Mar 1883
  • Cairns Times 22 Sept 1890-Jan 1891
  • Cairns Times May 1912- July 1918
  • Carpentaria Times 26 Apr 1884-1892
  • Central Free Press and Peak Downs Advocate 15 July 1876-Mar 1877
  • Central Queensland Chronicle (Longreach) 1910-1922
  • Charleville Courier Oct 1895-1910
  • Charleville Times 25 Dec 1883-15 May 1896; 1 Sep 1896-1 Jul 1898; 27 Nov 1898-11 Jan 1901; 15 Dec 1901-1 Jan 1904; Jan 1905-1 Jan 1931
  • Chronicle (Ayr) 17 Nov 1897-22 Mar 1902
  • Chronicle (Brisbane) 1890-1900
  • Cloncurry Advocate 10 May 1889-1930 
  • Cooktown Herald & Palmer River Advertiser 1878-9 Dec 1884
  • Cooktown Independent 7 June 1884-13 Apr 1888; Jan 1892-7 Sep 1911; 9 Sep 1911-13 Jan 1931; 1 Dec 1932-21 July 1935 
  • Copperfield Advocate (Clermont) 6 July 1878-Mar 1879
  • Copperfield Miner and Peak Downs Record (Clermont) 18 Nov 1873-9 Jan 1874; 28 Oct 1877-18 May 1878
  • Croydon Golden Age 1888-1894
  • Croydon Miner 24 Aug 1887-1 Nov 1888
  • Croydon Mining News 16 Sep 1887- 24 Jan 1889
  • Cunnamulla Argus 24 July 1888-14 July 1894
  • Cunnamulla Comet 2 Apr 1888-7 Jul 1899; 9 Jul 1899-22 Sept 1899; 24 Sept 1899-1910
  • Cunnamulla Express 19 May 1883-1 May 1888
  • Cunnamulla Watchman 1920-1930
  • Daily Mail (Brisbane) All issues prior to Jul 1922
  • Daily Mail Sunday Edition (Brisbane) 1914-1920
  • Daily Northern Argus (Rockhampton) 1875-1895
  • Daily Observer 1880-June 1885 
  • Daily observer and east and west Moreton advocate July-Dec 1879
  • Daily Record (Rockhampton) 1895-1922
  • Dalby Herald and Western Queensland Advertiser continued by Dalby Herald Sept. 1865-1909; 9 Aug 1932; 27 Dec 1932; 27 Dec 1938; 21 Jun 1940; 15 Jan 1942; 12 Jun 1942; 3 Jul 1942; 23 Feb 1945; 5 Aug 1947; 14&17 Feb 1950; 28 Apr 1950; 2 Nov 1956; 19 Jan 1957; 14 Apr 1961; 25 Aug 1964; 8 Dec 1964; 16 Apr 1965
  • Delta Advocate (Ayr) 1894-Sept. 1937 
  • Eagle (Charters Towers) 1894-Mar 1899 
  • Etheridge Courier, and Gilbert and Cloncurry Mining Journal (Georgetown)  2 Oct 1875-June 1876
  • Evening Advocate (Innisfail) 19 May 1941-21 Apr 1949; 13 November 1950; 25-26 December 1950
  • Evening News (Rockhampton) 1922-1 Mar 1923
  • Fassifern Advocate (Boonah) 1900?-1910? 
  • Fassifern Guardian 1903-Dec 1931; 1953-1954 
  • Gladstone Observer (1st) 4 Jan 1868-26 Feb 1872
  • Gladstone Observer (2nd) continued by Gladstone observer & Port Curtis advertiser 1880-14 June 1886; 16 June 1886-7 Feb 1887; 9 Feb 1887-1930
  • Golden Age: Edwardstown & Palmer district mining journal (Edwardstown) Aug 1876-Sep 1877
  • Goondiwindi Argus 1882-Dec 1930; 30 Jan 1931; 6 Feb 1931; 24 Apr 1941; 8 May 1931; 5 Jun 1931; 4&8 Nov 1931; 11 Mar 1932; 10 Mar 1933; 28 Apr 1933; 7 Jul 1933; 11 Aug 1933; 15 Sep 1933; 9 May 1934; 22 Mar 1935; 12&19 Nov 1937; 3 Dec 1937; Jan-Dec 1938; 5 Mar 1943; 11 Jun 1943; 10 Dec 1943; 28 Dec 1945; 4,11 & 18 Jan 1952; 31 Dec 1954; 30 Dec 1955; 27 Jan 1956; 28 Dec 1956; 27 Dec 1957; 26 Dec 1958; 6 May 1959; 13, 20 & 27 Nov 1959; 1 Jan 1960
  • Gympie Times 1920-Apr 1923
  • Gympie Times and Mary River Mining Gazette 1868-1920
  • Herald (Brisbane) 1900? - 1910?
  • Herbert River Express (Ingham) 1904-1909;  26 & 30 Jan 1911; Feb 1911-Dec 1912; 2 Jan-10 Feb 1913; 29 Jan 1914; 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21 Jan 1915; 3, 6, 10, 13 Jan 1916; 4 Jan 1917; 29 Jul 1918; 19 Aug 1918; 2 Sep 1918; 3, 7, 14 Oct 1918; 11 & 18 Nov 1918; Jan -Dec 1919; 20 & 23 Dec 1920; Jan-Dec 1921; 1923; 10, 14, 17, 21, 24 Jan 1924; 2-5, 7 & 9 Jan 1925; 22 Sep 1926; 1927-1929; 1 & 3 Jan 1930; 11 Nov 1930; 7 Apr 1931; 2 Jun 1931; 9 & 14 Jun 1932; 15 Feb 1934; 7 Apr 1934; 5, 7, 9 & 16 Jun 1934; 2 Mar 1934; 9, 18 & 23 May 1935; 1 & 6 Jan 1938; 28 May 1938; 11 Jul 1939; 30 Dec 1939; 25 May 1940; 17, 24 & 28 Mar 1942; 5 May 1942; 4 Jun 1942; 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 20 & 22 May 1943; 2 May 1944; 30 Sep 1944; 10 Jan 1946; 27 Dec 1952; 18 Dec 1954; 7 Jan 1956; 27 Sep 1956; 28 Oct 1958; 21 Nov 1959; 24 Dec 1960; 28 Nov 1961; 27 Feb 1962; 14 Mar 1963; 28 May 1963; 1 Jun 1965; 10 Dec 1966
  • Herberton Advertiser and western observer 16 Nov 1881-21 mar 1884; 11 Feb 1893-1895
  • Herberton and Western Miner Jan 1883-1884
  • Hodgkinson Independent (Kingsborough) 27 Nov 1880-30 July 1881
  • Hodgkinson Miner (Thornborough) 15 Jan 1881-21 Oct 1882
  • Hodgkinson Mining News and General Advertiser for the Far Northern Gold-fields (Thornborough) 13 Jan 1877- 17 July 1880 
  • Ipswich herald and general advertiser July 1859-July 1861
  • Ipswich observer and west Moreton advocate 1870-1879 
  • Ithaca and Toowong Record 1890?-1910? 
  • Johnstone River Advocate continued by Johnstone River Advocate and Innisfail news 1900-5 Dec 1906; 20 Aug 1908- Dec 1930; 26 May 1937- 18 May 1941
  • Logan and Albert Bulletin 29 Aug 1896 - Dec 1928 
  • Logan and Albert Leader (Beaudesert) 1890?-1910?
  • Logan Witness (Beenleigh) 1879-1882; Apr 1888-Dec 1899; 11 Jun 1893-1900? 
  • Longreach Leader 1923-Nov 1924
  • Longreach News 1902 - Sept 1922
  • Maranoa Advocate 1892-1910?
  • Maryborough Mail 1 Dec 1869-1871
  • Mirror (Bowen) 19 Nov 1896-1899
  • Mitchell and Gregory Mail June 1882-Oct 1885
  • Moreton Bay Free Press July 1850-1851; 1854
  • Morning  Bulletin (Rockhampton) 1 Jan 1900; 22 & 31 Dec 1900; 1 & 9 Feb 1901; 21 Mar 1901; 1 & 2 Jul 1901; 28, 30 & 31 Dec 1901; 3 Apr 1902; 1 Oct 1903; 29 Sep 1904; 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 Jan 1901; 1 Jul 1902-31 Dec 1902; 8 Jan 1909; 8 Feb 1909; 4 Jun 1910; 24 Jan 1911; 1 Jul 1911; 13 Nov 1911; 29-30 Dec 1911; 7 May 1912; 1 Jun 1912; 6 Nov 1912; 30 & 31 Dec 1912; 1-4 Apr 1914; Jul 1914-Dec 1914; 1 Feb 1915; 30 Mar 1915; 1-2 Apr 1915; 30 Sep 1915; 25 Dec 1915; Jan 1916-Mar 1916; 21 Apr 1916; 30 Dec 1916; 29 Sep 1917; 3, 6, 25 Oct 1917; 3 Nov 1917; 24 Nov 1917; 30 Jan 1920; 29 Apr 1920; 4, 5, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17 & 21 May 1920; 6 Jul 1920; 6, 26, 30 Apr 1921; 23 Nov 1921; 31 Dec 1921; 31 Mar 1922; 3, 13, 14, 15 & 26 Apr 1922; 1 & 18 Jul 1922; 29 Nov 1922; 2 Apr 1923; 25 Dec 1923; 1 Oct 1924; 25 Dec 1924; 1 Apr 1925; 20 Apr 1926; 4 & 6 Feb 1928; 27 Jan 1932; 31 Jul 1933; 10 Mar 1941; 28, 29 & 30 Oct 1941; 13 Apr 1942; 7 Aug 1943; 30 Sep 1943; 26 Nov 1943; 10 Aug 1944; 29 Jan 1945
  • Mount Perry Mail 25 Jan 1872-1875
  • Mundic Miner and Etheridge Gazette 1889-1917
  • Nambour & District Chronicle 8 Sept 1983-3 Mar 1987; 22 Apr 1992; 24 Jun 1992
  • Nambour chronicle and North Coast advertiser 22 Dec 1922-Dec. 1930
  • Nashville Times and Mary River Mining Gazette 14 Feb 1868 - 15 Oct 1868
  • New Eagle (Charters Towers) Nov 1899-Dec 1899 
  • News-Mail 15 Jan 1962; 28 May 1962; 26 Dec 1962; 28 Jun 1962
  • Norman Chronicle and Burke Advertiser (Normanton & Burke)  23 Oct 1885-1917
  • Normanton Herald and Gulf of Carpentaria Advertiser 1883-1884 
  • North Australian, Ipswich and general advertiser (Ipswich) 1855; May 1862-Aug 1863
  • North Queensland Register (Townsville) 1892-1912
  • Northern Argus (Rockhampton) 3 Jan 1863-1874 
  • Northern Boomerang and Cooktown Independent 14-20 Dec 1940; 12 July 1942-4 Sep 1946 
  • Northern Miner (Charters Towers) 1872-Apr 1874
  • Northern Mining Register (Charters Towers) 1876-Jun 1892
  • Northern Standard and Townsville Argus (Townsville) 1878-1879
  • Northside Chronicle (Brisbane) 12 Jan 1994
  • Palmer Chronicle, Mining and General Intelligencer (Maytown) 27 Oct 1877-24 Jan 1891
  • Peak Downs Advertiser, Clermont and Copperfield Record 1877-1881
  • Peak Downs Telegram (Clermont) cont by Peak Downs Telegram and Queensland Mining Record  cont by Peak Downs Telegram, Clermont, Copperfield and Springsure  Advertiser  1864-Apr 1876; 1877-1930; Jan. 1944-Feb. 1950
  • Port Denison Times and Bowen Advocate 1900-1910 
  • Port Denison Times & Kennedy District Advertiser 1864, 1880-1900 
  • Port Douglas Gazette 1879-1880
  • Port Douglas Gazette Hodgkinson Advocate and Herberton Observer 1880-1900?
  • Port Douglas Times and Cook District Advertiser 1878
  • Proserpine Guardian 1904-15 Feb 1935; 9 Mar 1935; 1 May 1937; 12 Mar 1938; 25 Feb 1939; 4 Mar 1939; 26 Feb 1943; 23 Jul 1943; 27 Aug 1943; 3 Sep 1943; 17 Dec 1943; Jan 1944-Feb 1950; Jan-Dec 1952;  4 Feb 1993; 2 Jun 1994; 23 Jun 2004 Whitsunday Show Supplement
  • Queensland Free Press July 1850-Mar. 1860
  • Queensland Times (Ipswich) 23 & 28 Jan 1914; 12 Mar 1914; 10 Apr 1914; 17 Jun 1914; 29 Aug 1914; 26, 28, 29, 30 & 31 Dec 1914; 1 Jan 1915; 30 Jun 1915; 1-3 Jul 1915; 16 Oct 1915; 1 Jan 1916; 21 Apr 1916; 1 & 8 July 1916; 30 Dec 1916; 1 Jan 1917; 29 Mar 1917; 6 Apr 1917; 31 Dec 1917; 1 & 9 Jan 1918; 9 Mar 1918; 1 Jan 1919; 3 & 26 Apr 1918; 9, 26, 27, 28 & 31 Oct 1918; 1, 5, 7-12, 14, 17-19, 21-24, 26, 28-31 Dec 1918; 30 Jun 1921; 2 Jan 1922; 15 July 1922; 2 Oct 1922; 8 Nov 1922; 1 & 2 Jan 1923; 31 Dec 1923; 13 Feb 1924; 15 May 1924; 2 July 1924; 7, 13, 20 Oct 1924; 24 Nov 1924; 31 Dec 1924; 1 & 2 Jan 1925; 1, 2 & 3 Jul 1925; 26, 28-31 Dec 1925; 1 Jan 1926; 1 July 1926; 3 & 31 Dec 1927; 9 Jan 1929; 7 Sept 1929; 28 May 1930; 2 Feb 1931; 24 & 29 Sep 1931; 7 Jan 1932; 29 Sep 1931; 26 Dec 1932; 5 Jul 1933; 28 Oct 1933; 26 May 1934; 31 July 1934; 20 & 27 Sep 1935; 30 Oct 1935; 10 Jul 1936; 22 Jun 1937; 16 Aug 1937; 1 Jan 1938; 1 July 1938; 4 Jan 1939; 11 & 25 May 1939; 3 Aug 1939; 24 May 1940; 17 Sep 1940; 8 Oct 1940; 14 Jan 1941; 11-12 Apr 1941; 29 Sep 1941; 8 Dec 1942; 5 Feb 1943; 7 Apr 1943; 18 Jun 1943; 3 Sep 1943; 2 Dec 1943; 28 Apr 1944; 24 Jul 1944; 1 Sep 1944; 19 Dec 1944; 18 Jan 1945; 6 & 20 Feb 1945; 29 Jan 1946; 24 May 1947; 1, 3, 24 Nov 1947; 28 Jan 1948; 25 Jan 1949; 23 & 25 Feb 1949; 15 Jul 1949; 31 Aug 1949; 1 Dec 1950; 16 Apr 1951; 21 Aug 1951; 12 Nov 1951; 15 Dec 1951; 13 May 1952; 7 May 1953; 27 & 30 Jun 1953; 20 Jul 1953; 17 Nov 1953; 13 Jan 1954; 19 Aug 1954; 6 & 13 Nov 1954; 31 Jan 1955; 23 Feb 1955; 3 Dec 1957; 5 May 1958; 11 Oct 1958; 10 Dec 1958; 31 Oct 1959; 8 Oct 1960; 16 Jun 1961; 7 Aug 1961; 17 Oct 1963;26 Aug 1964; 18 Nov 1964
  • Queenslander 1 Jan 1884 - 30 June 1884
  • Ravenswood Argus 1878-1880
  • Ravenswood Miner 15 Oct 1870-17 Jan 1874 
  • Ravenswood Mining Journal June 1879-18 Feb 1911
  • Rockhampton bulletin and central Queensland advertiser July 1861-Dec. 1865
  • South Burnett Times (Kingaroy) 2 Aug 1921-1 Jan 1931;  9 Jun 1939; 3 & 10 May 1940; 12 Jun 1941; 4 Dec 1941; 8 & 15 Jan 1942; 30 Jan 1942-8 Mar 1950; 22 Jun 1950; 13 Apr 1961; 4 May 1966; 14 Feb 1968
  • Southern Queensland Bulletin (Southport) 28 March 1885-4 June 1889; 4 Jan 1891-28 Aug 1896 
  • St George Standard and Balonne Advertiser 1876- 13 Aug 1886; 15 Aug 1886-24 Sep 1886; 26 Sep 1886-15 Mar 1900-1910?
  • Stanthorpe Border Post and Stannum Miner continued by  Stanthorpe Border Post  Jan 1930- June 1933; 13 Sept 1939-9 Jan. 1950  
  • Sunday Australian (Cairns) 1939-Feb 1950; 1952-July 1957
  • Sunday Mail (Brisbane)  31 Oct. 1926; 19 May 1929; 9 Mar. 1930; 30 Nov. 1930; 22 Jan. 1933; 2 July 1933; 1934-6 June 1936
  • Tableland examiner and Barron Valley advocate 1906-1930
  • Telegraph (Brisbane) "Pink-un" sports supplement 1950?-1960?
  • Thargomindah Herald and Cooper's Creek Advertiser 24 Aug 1884-26 Nov 1895; 28 Nov 1895-7 Apr 1896; 23 Apr 1896-1910?
  • Times (Ravenswood) 1874-1877
  • Torres News  9 Apr 1957; 21 May 1957; 2 Jul 1957; 15 & 22 Oct 1957; 3 Dec 1957; 22 Apr 1958; 16 Jun 1959; 5 Apr 1960; 27 Nov 1962; 3 Jul 1973; 2 Sep 1975; 18 Nov 1975; 13 Jan 1976; 18 May 1976; 21 Sep 1976; 22 Mar 1977; 27 Dec 1977; 21 Mar 1978; 21 Nov 1978; 2 Jan 1979
  • Torres Straits pearler 1900?-1910?
  • Torres Straits pilot and New Guinea gazette continued by Daily Pilot continued by Torres Straits daily pilot 31 Dec 1887-1927
  • Towers Herald and mining record (Charters Towers) 1877-6 Feb 1880; 21 Nov 1886-18 May 1895
  • Townsville Bulletin 5 Sept 1881-June 1907
  • Townsville Daily Bulletin Apr 1909-June 1918
  • Townsville Evening Star July-Dec 1889; July-Dec 1890; July-Dec 1891; Jan-June 1894; Jan 1895-Jan 1896; July 1897-Dec 1909; July-Dec 1910; Jan 1912-Jan 1913; Jan-Mar 1915; July 1932
  • Townsville Herald 1876-May 1888
  • Townsville times 1875-1876
  • Trinity Times 5 Mar 1901-Apr 1912
  • Warrego Watchman 21 July 1894-1930
  • Warwick Argus and Tenterfield Chronicle 1864-1866; 1870-1873
  • Warwick Argus 1879-1883; 1914; July 1915-1 Feb 1919 
  • Warwick Daily News 10 Oct 1919; 2-6, 28 Jan 1920; 29 July 1920; 29 Dec 1920; 7 June 1921; 14, 21 Oct 1921; 29 Sep 1922; 21 Oct 1922; 22 Sept 1923; 2 Jan 1925; 4 Jan 1925; 1 July 1925;  2 Mar 1926; 30 June 1926; 3 Jan 1928; 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 Jan 1929; 1 July 1929; 11 Nov 1929; 14 June 1930; 5 Oct 1932; 30 Dec 1932 Calendar supplement; 30 Dec 1933 Calendar supplement; 31 Dec 1934 Calendar supplement; 31 Dec 1935 Calendar supplement; 31 Dec 1936 Calendar supplement; 17 Mar 1938; 30 Apr 1938; 17 Aug 1938; 27 Oct 1938; 20 Apr 1940; 23 & 29 Jul 1940; 27 Aug 1941; 15 Mar 1942-1947; 16 Mar 1949
  • Warwick Examiner and Times 1867-June 1910
  • Warwick mail 17 Sept 1862- 9 Jan 1864 
  • Weekly Leader (Brisbane) 1880?  - 1885?
  • Western Champion (Blackall) 21 June 1879-4 Jul 1879; Jan-June 1891 
  • Western Star (Roma) 1875-1929
  • Wide Bay & Burnett News 1870- 11 June1880
  • Wild River Independent (Herberton) 24 Sept 1881- Jan. 1882 
  • Wild River Times 1883-15 Jul 1886
  • Winton Herald and Western Queensland grazier 9 Oct 1885-1930
  • Wondai Times & South Burnett Observer 5 Oct 1910-July 1921

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Last updated 6/9/10

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