Australian Newspapers

14,911,020 records
This index and images are provided courtesy of Trove - The National Library of Australia in partnership with Australia’s state and territory libraries. A collection of over 700 Australian newspapers, Every state and territory is represented, though the bulk of the collection consists of newspapers from New South Wales and Victoria. Year coverage varies widely by newspaper, but the overall collection dates from 1803 up to the mid-20th century.

Newspapers are fantastic sources of genealogical and family history information. Birth, marriage, and death announcements, and obituaries, are commonly used items for genealogy. However, ancestors may also be mentioned in articles reporting on local news and events (i.e. social, community, school, sport, or business related events).


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