National Library of Australia

Australian Capital Territory

The National Library of Australia and the ACT Heritage Library work cooperatively to ensure the preservation of newspaper titles published in the Australian Capital Territory.

Also, under the Australian Newspaper Plan the National Library of Australia has responsibility for five national newspaper titles: The Australian, Australian Financial Review, National Times, Nation Review and Independent Monthly.

Digitised newspapers

Digitised ACT newspapers are available online through Trove. See also information about the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program.

 

National Library of Australia

National Library of Australia

Accessing newspapers at the National Library of Australia

Information about accessing newspapers is available at:

 

ACT Library Service

ACT Heritage Library

Accessing newspapers at the ACT Heritage Library

Information about accessing newspapers is available at:

  • Reading newspapers - includes links to lists of newspapers (including community language newspapers) which may be read at the Library's branches, lists of local and regional newspapers available at the ACT Heritage Library and online access to newspapers from around the world.
  • See also section on Access to newspapers at this website.

 

Newspaper titles recently microfilmed

ACT titles microfilmed in 2010/11:

  • ANU Reporter Feb1970-Dec 1996 (4 reels)
  • Army: the soldiers' newspaper Sept 1959-Dec 2001 (11 reels)
  • Canberra Doctor: a news magazine for all doctors in the Canberra region Mar 1988-Dec 2001 (2 reels)
  • Muse: arts & entertainment in Canberra, May 1981-Jan 1984
  • Muse communique Mar 1984-Nov 1986
  • Muse, Mar 1987-Feb 2004 (5 reels – includes previous 2 titles)
  • Northside Chronicle Jan-Dec 2009 (3 reels)
  • Southside Chronicle Jan-Dec 2009 (3 reels)
  • Queanbeyan Chronicle Jul 1993-Dec 1995 (7 reels)


Missing newspapers

An up-to-date list of missing newspapers is available on this website.

 

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Last updated 25 November 2011

Digitised newspapers

Accessing newspapers at the National Library of Australia

Accessing newspapers at the ACT Heritage Library

Newspaper titles recently microfilmed

Missing newspapers