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The first newspaper in Australia, the weekly Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, began publication in 1802. Other newspapers soon followed. Notices of births, marriages, and deaths; obituaries, military, government and business notices; and news of the day were printed in these newspapers. Some compilations have been made of the genealogical information found in early newspapers. The following is one such compilation:
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The first newspaper in Australia, the weekly Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, began publication in 1802. Other newspapers soon followed. Notices of births, marriages, and deaths; obituaries, military, government and business notices; and news of the day were printed in these newspapers. The [http://newspapers.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/home Historic Australian Newspapers, 1803 to 1954] project has digitized images of many newspapers.  
  
Grinly, Merle, and Margaret Belcher, Editors. ''Crosse- Dunleavy index: births, marriages, and deaths, 1846–1860''. Stones Corner, Queensland, Australia: The Genealogical Society of Queensland, 1985. (Family History Library Call Number [http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=367875&disp=Crosse-Dunleavy+index&columns=*,180,0 994.3 B32c].)
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Some compilations have been made of the genealogical information found in early newspapers. The following is an example for Queensland.  
  
To find newspapers and compilations available in the Family History Library, look in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:
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Grinly, Merle, and Margaret Belcher, Editors. ''Crosse- Dunleavy index: births, marriages, and deaths, 1846–1860''. Stones Corner, Queensland, Australia: The Genealogical Society of Queensland, 1985. (Family History Library Call Number [http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=367875&disp=Crosse-Dunleavy+index&columns=*,180,0 994.3 B32c].)
  
[http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=474617&subject_disp=Australia+-+Newspapers&columns=*,180,0 AUSTRALIA - NEWSPAPERS]
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== Family History Library Collection ==
  
AUSTRALIA, [STATE] - NEWSPAPERS
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To find newspapers and compilations available in the Family History Library, look in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:
  
Bibliographies of existing newspapers are also available. The following is an example:
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*[http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=474617&subject_disp=Australia+-+Newspapers&columns=*,180,0 AUSTRALIA - NEWSPAPERS]
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*AUSTRALIA, [STATE] - NEWSPAPERS
  
* ''Newspapers in Australian Libraries: A Union List''. Fourth Edition. Canberra, Australia: National Library of Australia, 1984–1985. (Family History Library Call Number [http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=15652&disp=Newspapers+in+Australian+libraries&columns=*,180,0 994 B33n] 1984.)
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Bibliographies of existing newspapers are also available. The following is an example:  
  
Newspaper bibliographies are listed in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:
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*''Newspapers in Australian Libraries: A Union List''. Fourth Edition. Canberra, Australia: National Library of Australia, 1984–1985. (Family History Library Call Number [http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=15652&disp=Newspapers+in+Australian+libraries&columns=*,180,0 994 B33n] 1984.)
  
[http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=201103&disp=Newspapers+in+Australian+libraries&columns=*,180,0 AUSTRALIA - NEWSPAPERS - BIBLIOGRAPHY]
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To find newspaper bibliographies, look in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:  
  
AUSTRALIA, [STATE] - NEWSPAPERS - BIBLIOGRAPHY
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[http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=201103&disp=Newspapers+in+Australian+libraries&columns=*,180,0 AUSTRALIA - NEWSPAPERS - BIBLIOGRAPHY]
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AUSTRALIA, [STATE] - NEWSPAPERS - BIBLIOGRAPHY  
  
 
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Revision as of 14:10, 29 March 2010

The first newspaper in Australia, the weekly Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, began publication in 1802. Other newspapers soon followed. Notices of births, marriages, and deaths; obituaries, military, government and business notices; and news of the day were printed in these newspapers. The Historic Australian Newspapers, 1803 to 1954 project has digitized images of many newspapers.

Some compilations have been made of the genealogical information found in early newspapers. The following is an example for Queensland.

Grinly, Merle, and Margaret Belcher, Editors. Crosse- Dunleavy index: births, marriages, and deaths, 1846–1860. Stones Corner, Queensland, Australia: The Genealogical Society of Queensland, 1985. (Family History Library Call Number 994.3 B32c.)

Family History Library Collection

To find newspapers and compilations available in the Family History Library, look in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:

Bibliographies of existing newspapers are also available. The following is an example:

  • Newspapers in Australian Libraries: A Union List. Fourth Edition. Canberra, Australia: National Library of Australia, 1984–1985. (Family History Library Call Number 994 B33n 1984.)

To find newspaper bibliographies, look in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:

AUSTRALIA - NEWSPAPERS - BIBLIOGRAPHY

AUSTRALIA, [STATE] - NEWSPAPERS - BIBLIOGRAPHY

Websites