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ACT Heritage Library Newspaper Holdings

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Current newspapers

TitleDatesFormats
Canberra Chronicle/The Chronicle 16 September 1981 +  Print (incomplete)         Microfilm         Full text of news articles 26/10/2004 through         Factiva (National Library of Australia members only)        
Canberra City News 17 June 1994 +  Print (incomplete)         Full text of news articles on website 03/12/2014 through         Factiva (National Library of Australia members only)
The Canberra Times 3 Sep 1926 + Microfilm
Fully searchable  3/09/1926- 31/12/1994 through Trove
Full text of news articles 03/09/1996+ through Australia New Zealand Newsstand (Libraries ACT members only)         Full text of news articles  03/09/1995+ through Factiva (National Library of Australia members only)

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Complete list

TITLE

DATES HELD

FORMAT 

Access: an independent community newspaper (absorbed by Hard Times, then separated as Canberra-Monaro Searchlight)          

Jun – Aug 1980          

Microfilm
Print          

ACT Chinese Newspaper          

Mar 2001 – Aug 2002 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Adelong Argus          

3 Jan 1899 – 19 Dec 1905          

Microfilm            

Adelong Mining Journal & Tumut Express          

9 Oct 1858 – 28 Sep 1860          

Microfilm          

Adelong and Tumut Express          

6 Apr 1900 – 24 Dec 1954          

Microfilm          

Akropolis          

29 Jun 1974 – 26 Dec 1975          

Microfilm          

Atlas (merger of Northern Atlas and Southern Atlas; later Canberra Atlas)          

2 Feb 1955 – 10 Oct 1956            

Microfilm          

Australian          

2 Jul 1979 – 31 Dec 2002          

Microfilm          

Belconnen Banner          

6 Apr 1988 – 5 Jul 1989 (print 13 Apr 1988 only)          

Microfilm
Print            

Belconnen Chronicle (offshoot of Northside Chronicle)          

18 May 1992 – 1 July 2003 (incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Belconnen Community News          

Jun 1972 – Jul 1973 (print 9 Mar 1973 only)          

Microfilm
Print          

Belconnen Courier          

19 Oct 1972 – 19 Jul 1973 (incomplete)          

Microfilm          

Belconnen Mall Messenger          

11 Jul 1978 – 4 Dec 1978 (incomplete)          

Print          

Belconnen Messenger          

9 May 1979 only          

Print          

Belconnen’s Leisure-Time Post  (incorp. Official Journal of Canberra Labor Club)          

1987-1988 (incomplete)          

Print
Microfilm          

Bombala Herald          

24 Apr 1875 – 22 Aug 1911          

Microfilm          

Bombala Times          

6 Jan 1899 – 29 Dec 1905
5 Jan 1912 – 23 Dec 1938
31 Aug 1956 +          

Microfilm          

Braidwood & Araluen Express          

3 Jan 1899 – 31 Dec 1907          

Microfilm          

Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal (later             Braidwood Dispatch             )

18 Feb 1860,
15 Aug 1888 – 29 Dec 1894,
6 Jan 1897 – 24 Dec 1968          

Microfilm          

Braidwood News          

29 Mar 1862 – 17 Dec 1864          

Microfilm          

Braidwood Observer          

27 Aug and 10 Sep 1859 (on reel:             Various Mining Newspapers 1859-1898             )
21 Jan 1860 – 31 Dec 1862

Microfilm          

Braidwood Review          

26 Mar 1907 – 24 Dec 1915          

Microfilm          

Bungendore Bulletin          

1 May 1990 – 31 Dec 2004          

Microfilm          

Bungendore Mirror          

Sep 1982 – Mar 1986 (incomplete)          

Print          

Bungendore Mirror and Lake George Advertiser          

8 Oct 1887 – 11 Aug 1888          

Microfilm          

Bush Week Rag          

1979 (1 issue)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra Advertiser          

11 Jul 1973 – 17 Dec 1975 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra Argus          

May 1979 (one issue)          

Print          

Canberra Atlas (previously Atlas)          

17 Oct 1956 – 21 Apr 1960          

Microfilm          

Canberra Chinese News          

16 Nov 1997– 29 Mar 2001 (incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra Chinese Post          

12 Dec 1997 – 14 May 1999 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra Chronicle          

16 Sep 1981 + (incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra City Advocate          

1 Oct 1977 – 3 Mar 1979 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra City News          

17 Jun 1994 +  (incomplete)          

Print          

Canberra Clarion          

3 Jun 1980, 9 Jun 1980          

Print          

Canberra Community News          

14 Oct 1925 – 15 Dec 1927          

Microfilm
Print
Fully text searchable

Canberra Guardian          

23? Jun 1979 – 7 Dec 1979          

not held          

Canberra Illustrated   Nov 1925 (one issue only) print
Fully text searchable

Canberra Herald          

Sep 1998 – Jan 1999 (incomplete)          

Print          

Canberra Life          

31 May – 28 Jun 1990 (incomplete?)          

Print          

Canberra News          

18 Sep 1939 – 4 Oct 1940          

Microfilm          

Canberra News (1st evening paper)          

12 Nov 1969 – 19 Jul 1974 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra News          

4 Jun 1994          

Print          

Canberra Post          

1 Mar 1967 – 31 Dec 1968 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra Review          

Sep 1995 – Dec 1997 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra Shopper          

Apr – May 1976 (incomplete?)          

Print          

Canberra Standard (later Canberra Weekender)          

14 Jan 1982 – 12 Dec 1985 (incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra Standard. Northern Edition          

10 Sep 1981 – 8 Apr 1982 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra Standard. Southern Edition          

10 Sep 1981 – 8 Apr 1982          

Microfilm          

Canberra Sunday Life          

30 Oct 1977 – 21 May 1978          

Microfilm          

Canberra Sunday Post          

19 Jan 1969 – 28 Apr 1974 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

The Canberra Times          

3 Sep 1926 +          

Microfilm
Fully text searchable 1926-1994

Canberra Weekend (later New Canberra Weekend)          

3 Mar 1978 – 7 Dec 1979 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra Weekender (Previously Canberra Standard; later absorbed by Star Weekly)          

14 Mar 1986 – 23 May 1986 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra Weekly          

30 Nov 1962 – 7 Feb 1964 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Canberra Weekly (previously Community Times)          

10 Nov 1993 – 22 Mar 1995 (incomplete)          

Print          

Canberra-Monaro Searchlight (prev Access)          

Mar – Nov/Dec 1981 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Capital Senior          

Winter 1996 – Summer/Spring 2003 (microfilm and print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Captains Flat Mining Record (on reel: Various Mining Newspapers 1859-1898)          

29 Jan – 25 Jun 1898 (incomplete)          

Microfilm          

City Chronicle          

15 July 2003-11 December 2012

Print (incomplete)
Microfilm 15/07/2003-11/12/2012            

Community Courier          

7 Aug 1975          

Print          

Community Spotlight (Ainslie Football & Social Club)          

Oct 1986 – Dec 1987          

Print          

Community Times (later Canberra Weekly)          

3 Jul 1991 – 30 Sep 1993 (incomplete)          

Print          

Cooma Express          

12 Apr 1882 – 30 Dec 1949          

Microfilm          

Cooma Monaro Express          

6 Jan 1950 – 28 Dec 1990;
2 Apr 1992 – 29 Jun 1993          

Microfilm          

(Canberra) Courier          

27 Jan 1966 – 30 Jul 1975 (print 30 Jul 1975 only)          

Microfilm
Print          

Daily Constitutional          

Nov – Dec 1975          

Microfilm          

Erindale Extra (later Valley View)          

15 Oct 1985 – 20 Jan 1986          

Microfilm          

Federal Capital Pioneer          

Dec 1924 – Aug 1926 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print
Fully text searchable

Federal Capital Pioneer Magazine          

15 Oct 1926 – 20 Aug 1927 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          
Fully text searchable

Good Neighbour          

Aug 1950 – Oct 1969          

Microfilm          

Goulburn Evening (Penny) Post          

4 Oct 1870 – 31 Dec 1968          

Microfilm          

Goulburn Herald          

1 Jul 1848 – 30 Dec 1907; 10 Feb 1908          

Microfilm          

Gungahlin Chronicle          

17 Jul 1995 – 1 Jul 2003 (incomplete)          

Print          

Hard Times (Canberra’s alternative)          

Apr 1979 – Dec 1981 (incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Hard Word          

May 1981 – issue 5 1981          

Microfilm          

Hill End and Tambarooma Times (on reel: Various Mining Newspapers 1859-1898)          

7 issues 1871 – 1875          

Microfilm          

Inner Circle (on behalf of Canberra Yacht Club)          

Feb – Oct 1988 (incomplete)          

Print          

Limestone Review (contains Pulse)          

28 Jun – 4 Oct 1984 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Local Trading Post [Canberra]          

9 Feb 1995 (incomplete)          

Print          

Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser          

15 Apr 1864 – 24 Dec 1931          

Microfilm          

New Canberra Weekend          

6 May 1978 (incomplete)          

Print          

North Canberra Community News          

7 Mar and 25 Jul 1973 (incomplete)          

Print          

North Canberra Searchlight (on behalf of Canberra RSL)          

Feb – Sep 1988          

Print          

Northern Atlas (later Atlas)          

15 Dec 1954 – 26 Jan 1955          

Microfilm          

Northern Standard          

29 Feb 1980 – 10 Sep 1981 (incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Northside Chronicle          

23 January 1990-24 June 2014

Print (incomplete)
Microfilm

Old Canberra Post          

1 Dec 1986 – 12 Nov 1987          

Microfilm
Print          

Pulse: Canberra’s Entertainment newspaper (originally in Limestone Review)          

19-25 Jun 1985 – 1-7 May 1986 (incomplete)          

Print          

Queanbeyan Age          

15 Sep 1860 – 28 Apr 1995          

Microfilm          

Queanbeyan Chronicle          

12 July 1993-13 December 2011

Print
Microfilm          

Queanbeyan Leader          

24 Jan 1905 – 31 Dec 1907,
5 Apr 1912 – 27 Apr 1916          

Microfilm          

Queanbeyan Observer          

2 Nov 1894 – 2 Apr 1915          

Microfilm          

Queanbeyan-Canberra Advocate          

4 May 1916 – 24 Dec 1925          

Microfilm          

Royal Mail (Royals Rugby Union Football Club community project)          

Nov 1986 – Mar 1997          

Print          

Southern Argus (Goulburn)          

11 Jun 1881 – 24 Oct 1887          

Microfilm          

Southern Atlas (later Atlas)          

15 Dec 1954 – 26 Jan 1955          

Microfilm          

Southern Churchman          

Feb 1893 – Dec 1964          

Microfilm          

Southern Cross          

1 Nov 1978 – Jun/Jul 1980 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Southern Standard          

6 Jun 1979 – 27 Aug 1981 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Southside Chronicle          

23 January 1990-20 December 2011 (incomplete)

Microfilm
Print          

Sports ACT          

27 Oct 1994 – 13 Apr 1995 (incomplete)          

Print          

Star Weekly (absorbed Canberra Weekender)          

12 Mar 1986 – 21 Aug 1986          

Microfilm
Print          

Sunny Corner Silver Press (on reel: Various Mining Newspapers 1859-1898)          

20 and 27 Mar 1886          

Microfilm          

Temora Telegraph (on reel: Various Mining Newspapers 1859-1898)          

29 Jul 1880          

Microfilm          

That’s life  (in Wanniassa, South Kambah, Greenway)          

Aug 1991 – Apr 1992          

Print          

Tuggeranong Chronicle (previously Valley Chronicle)          

11 May 1992 + (incomplete)          

Print          

Tuggeranong Valley View          

1 Jan 1987 – 20 Dec 1991 (print incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Tumut and Adelong Times          

3 Jan 1902 – 31 Dec 1968          

Microfilm          

Tumut Advocate          

27 Jan 1903 – 29 Sep 1925          

Microfilm          

Twofold Bay & Maneroo Telegraph          

19 Jun – 28 Dec 1860          

Microfilm          

Valley Chronicle (later Tuggeranong Chronicle)          

15 Jan 1991– 7 Sep 1992 (incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Valley View          

15 Jan 1991 – 20 Nov 2001 (incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Valley Voice          

5 Dec 2001 – 4 Aug 2003 (incomplete)          

Print          

West Belconnen Warrior          

Mar – Oct 1988 (incomplete)          

Print          

Weston Creek-Woden Valley View          

May 1991 – Apr 1995 (incomplete)          

Print          

Woden Plaza News          

Sep 1976 – Sep 1977 (incomplete)          

Print          

Woden Valley Town Crier          

Mar 1987 – Oct 1988 (incomplete)          

Print          

Woden-Weston Community News          

24 Aug 1972 – 11 Jul 1973 (incomplete)          

Microfilm
Print          

Woden-Weston Courier          

12 Oct 1972 – 20 Dec 1973          

Microfilm          

The Word          

Feb 2005 + (incomplete)          

Print          

Yass Courier          

20 Jun 1857 – 28 Mar 1929          

Microfilm          

Yass Evening Tribune          

5 Jan 1899 – 10 Sep 1928          

Microfilm            

Yass Tribune          

3 Jan 1957 – 30 Dec 1992          

Microfilm            

Yass Tribune-Courier          

4 Apr 1929 – 28 Dec 1956          

Microfilm            

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