The Australian Web Archive captures over twenty years of our cultural and social history in the form of billions of webpage snapshots. Select the Business & Economy sub collection to find a variety of business related content including referenda, online reports, policy documents and reviews. You can also search all Archived Websites on Trove.

Online databases

The Library subscribes to a number of online databases that provide access to information on Australian companies. These databases are listed under the heading 'Business and Commerce' which can be found by clicking on the Browse eResources tab in our eResources.

Some of our subscription resources can be accessed from home or work by Australian residents who are registered readers of the Library. They can be identified in eResources by the use of the 'key' Licenced symbol and include:

  • Company 360
    In depth business information and analysis on Australia's leading private and public companies.
  • Who's who in business in Australia
    Biographical information on leading Australian business men and women.
  • Business Source Complete
    Detailed profiles of the 10,000 biggest companies worldwide.

Online journals

The Library subscribes to a selection of online journal databases with company and business related content. These include:

  • Australia New Zealand Reference Centre Plus
  • Informit e-Library : humanities & social sciences
  • Academic Search Complete
Tags: Companies

Lube oil waggon at an Ampol service station, Western Australia, 12 May 1966

Webb & Webb (Perth, W.A.). Lube oil waggon at an Ampol service station, Western Australia, 12 May 1966 [picture]/ Webb & Webb 1966


Historic newspaper archives, such as the British Library Newspapers and the Irish Newspaper Archive, can be accessed by registered library users via our eResources.  Use the Browse eResources tab to search for resources. 

Use your Library login to access these resources outside of the Library building.

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