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Newspapers in the State Library: Online newspapers (South Australia)

Find out what newspapers we have available in the State Library of South Australia and how to find them.

Searching current Australian newspapers

A number of current Australian newspapers have been made available online through commercial websites – where copyright permission has been obtained.

The State Library subscribes to the following newspaper databases which can be searched either within the Library or at home by registered home users who are South Australian residents. (Each State Library and the National Library has similar databases available to home users.)



  Australia/ New Zealand Reference Centre (Ebsco)

  Access Global Newsbank

                             For full title details of South Australian newspapers on these sites see the individual lists below.


Current SA titles on NewsBank

Advertiser 1998-

Barossa and Light Herald 2000-

Border Chronicle 2011-

Border Watch 2015-

City Messenger 2000-

Coast City Weekly (Messenger) 2016

Coastal Leader (Kingston) 2011-

Eastern Courier Messenger 2000-

Escape 2013-

Eyre Peninsula Tribune 2000-

Flinders News 2001-

Islander 2000-

Murray Valley Standard 2000-

Naracoorte Herald 2011-

Northern Argus 2000-

Northern Messenger 2013-

Port Lincoln Times 2000-

Recorder (Port Pirie) 2000-

SA Weekend 2014-

Southern Messenger 2000-

Stock Journal 2011-

Sunday Mail 1998-

Times (Victor Harbour) 2011-

Transcontinental 2000-

West Coast Sentinel 2001-

Westside Weekly Messenger 2016-

Whyalla News 2011-

E-Library (ProQuest)

Advertiser 2001-

City 2007-

Eastern Courier (Messenger) July 2007-

Hills and Valley Messenger July 2007-

North Eastern Weekly July 2007-

Portside Messenger July 2007-

Southern Times July 2007-



New Australian newspaper database : The Library has  a 6 subscription for NewsBank which contains 500 current Australian newspapers.



Cartoon depicting Joseph Johnson editor of the Adelaide Punch (Adelaide Punch, 20 October 1882)

Australia/ New Zealand Reference Centre (Ebsco Host)

Advertiser 2000-

Adelaide Magazine 2013

Barossa and Light Herald 2011-July 2015

City Messenger 2009-

East Torrens Messenger 2009-July 2017

Eastern Courier 2009-

Flinders News February 2011-August 2012

Guardian Messenger March 2009-October 2016

Leader February 2009-July 2017

Mitcham and Hills August 2012-October 2016

News Review March 2009-December 2013

Northern Argus February 2011-July 2015

Port Lincoln Times November 2010-October 2015

Port Pirie Recorder February 2011-August 2012

Portside Messenger August 2013-July 2017

Roxby Downs Sun February 2011-July 2015

Southern Times Messenger February 2009-

Standard March 2009-May 2013

Stock Journal December 2010-April 2016

Sunday Mail October 2000-December 2013

Victor Harbor Times December 2010-November 2015

West Coast Sentinel February 2011-July 2015

Whyalla News February 2011-October 2015