News Media: Australian

Discover Australian newspapers and news services as well as television shows that go behind the news.

Behind the news

TV [Image: dcatcherex 2010, Blue tv,, CCO 1.0,, source: Open Clip Art Library] TVNews
Watch news, current affairs and selected documentaries aired on Australian free-to-air networks online. Content is available from August 2007 onwards. Shows include:

South Australian

Independent news and comment

Television and other media

Talkback and news radio starters

Search tips

Find full text newspaper articles and streamed videos in the Library's collection.  

  • Looking for a newspaper? Type the title into the search box and select the Title option
    For example: "The Advertiser".    TIPS:
    • use double quotes for a phrase
    • you may need to narrow your search by Format: Journal.
  • Try searching a news media database listed below that indexes Australian content

Key Australian databases

Sacha Fernandez 'Sydney Opera House and Sydney Skyline', CC Licence: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0, Image Source: Flickr

Search these databases to find full text, Australian content:

In print

Jason de Villa 'Old news', CC Licence: CC BY-NC 2.0, Image source: Flickr

Come into the Library to read the following newspapers. 
(Note: Check print holdings for locations and availability.

Indigenous media

John Marquis, 'The only thing on', CC Licence: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0, Image source: Flickr

Try these sites for  current and past media stories on Indigenous issues.          

(Note: Please be aware that content may include images of people who have died.)

Historical newspaper articles

Search South Australian newspapers on Trove