Octopus attacks described in old Australian newspapers[1]
Octopus attacks described in old Australian newspapers[1]

This is a list of newspapers in Australia. For other older newspapers, see list of defunct newspapers of Australia.


In 1950, the number of national daily newspapers in Australia was 54 and it increased to 65 in 1965.[2]

Daily newspapers

Weekly newspapers

Bi-weekly and monthly newspapers

New South Wales

Sydney and regional newspapers

Main article: List of newspapers in New South Wales

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.


Broken Hill newspapers

Broken Hill, though a city in New South Wales, has significant historical SA connections.

Newspapers in languages other than English

For a more comprehensive list, see List of non-English-language newspapers in New South Wales.

There are also many current and past newspapers serving local communities in New South Wales that are published in languages other than English.


Statewide newspapers

Melbourne newspapers

Regional newspapers


Brisbane newspapers

Brisbane community newspapers

Regional newspapers

Western Australia

Further information: List of newspapers in Western Australia

Perth newspapers

Regional newspapers

Further information: Category:Newspapers published in Western Australia by region

South Australia

See also: List of newspapers in South Australia by circulation


Regional newspapers


Further information: List of newspapers in Tasmania

Hobart newspapers

Regional newspapers

Northern Territory

Darwin newspapers

Regional newspapers

Australian Capital Territory

See also


  1. ^ "Australian Newspaper Digitisation Program - National Library of Australia". www.nla.gov.au. Archived from the original on 25 August 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  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. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 6 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Geelanmedia Publications - Issuu".
  4. ^ http://www.MelbourneObserver.com.au Archived 31 October 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Association, Kuranda Media. "Kuranda Paper 270 October 2015". www.kurandapaper.com. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  6. ^ "The National Tribune".