eNewspapers and eMagazines

Access eNewspapers and eMagazines for FREE with your library membership.

The State Library subscribes to many newspapers in electronic format. These titles include regional Western Australian newspapers, a selection of Australian newspapers and many titles from around the world. All titles are available on the catalogue computers in the State Library. Members can also access eNewspapers from home.

The State Library members and WA Public Library members also have access to selected eMagazines via OverDrive.

Browse the State Library's collection of eNewspapers or search the catalogue to see what newspaper titles are available. Highlighted collections are listed below:

Access to the West Australian

The content published by Seven West Media (current and back issues) is no longer available through PressReader. This is a change made by Seven West Media and PressReader. We acknowledge the frustration and disappointment that clients are experiencing as a result of this change.

Current access options:

  • Online access for the current day West Australian is available onsite only via The West Australian online platform.
  • Physical copies including the current day newspaper are available to read in the State Library or through local public libraries across the State.
  • Online access to The West Australian from July 2004 to yesterday remains available through The West Australian Archive Digital Editions.

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PressReader is an online collection of nearly 6000 current international newspapers and magazines from all over the world in over 60 languages.

Provides access to a digital reproduction edition of the West Australian newspaper from July 2004 or the Sunday Times newspaper from November 2018 until yesterday as they were originally published

Libby is the mobile app to access the OverDrive collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines titles available to Western Australian Public Libraries.

Flipster is a digital magazine subscription comprising 29 popular best-selling titles such as Australian Personal Computer, Australian Women's Weekly, Choice, Marie Claire and Money.

Contemporary Titles

Access Type
With a State Library card
ProQuest Australia and New Zealand Newsstand offers access to leading Australian and New Zealand newspapers, from Fairfax Australia and Fairfax New Zealand, News Limited, the Australian's ABC, and other local, regional and national news.
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Freely accessible to all

Fremantle Herald contains the archives of four independent WA newspapers. This includes the Cockburn City Herald, Melville City Herald and Perth voice. The archives span from 2012 to the present and are in PDF form.

Access Type
With a State Library card

Gale OneFile: News provides access to major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world. News also includes thousands of images, radio, and TV broadcasts, and transcripts.

Access Type
With a State Library card
Access Australia includes influential news sources from every state and territory.
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With a State Library card

PressReader is an online collection of nearly 6000 current international newspapers and magazines from all over the world in over 60 languages.

Access Type
With a State Library card

Provides access to a digital reproduction edition of the West Australian newspaper from July 2004 or the Sunday Times newspaper from November 2018 until yesterday as they were originally published on the day.

Access Type
Within the SLWA Building
The West Australian Daily Edition provides access to subscription version of thewest.com.au website, today’s print edition of West Australian, Sunday Times and Western Australia Regional newspapers along with an archive for the last 3 months within the State Library Building.

Historical Titles

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With a State Library card
Burney Collection features the newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817). These were published mostly in London, however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.
Access Type
With a State Library card
Nichols Newspaper Collection is housed in the Bodleian Library with newspapers from this period, such as Applebee's Original Weekly Journal Athenian Mercury Flying Post or Postmaster London Gazette Mist's Weekly Journal and The Tatler.
Access Type
With a State Library card
19th Century U.S. Newspapers database provides access to primary source newspaper content to historical events, daily life and 19th century American culture.
Access Type
With a State Library card

This British Library Newspapers offers full runs of national, regional, and local 19th century British newspapers, taken directly from the extensive holdings of the British Library.

Access Type
With a State Library card

Gale NewsVault allows searching across a range of historical newspaper and periodical collections, such as 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, British Library Newspapers, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, Illustrated London News 1842-2003, and Times Digital 1785-2010.

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With a State Library card
The Illustrated London News provides marked a revolution in journalism and presented a vivid picture of British and world events from 1842 onwards with more than a 150 years searchable content of the world's first fully illustrated weekly newspaper.
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With a State Library card

The Irish Newspaper Archive contains over 6 million pages in over 500,000 issues of Irish Newspaper publications spanning back as far as 1763. The contents of all issues are fully text searchable and reflect the full context and layout of each page.

Access Type
With a State Library card

The Sydney Morning Herald Archive has a digital reproduction edition of every Sydney Morning Herald and Sun-Herald newspaper published between 1955-1995.Click on Access Archive to access the complete resource.

Access Type
With a State Library card

Provides access to a digital reproduction edition of the West Australian newspaper from July 2004 or the Sunday Times newspaper from November 2018 until yesterday as they were originally published on the day.

Access Type
With a State Library card

Complete digital edition of The Times (London), searchable by keyword. Database includes all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos.

Access Type
With a State Library card
Widely read and respected by architectural practitioners, affiliated professionals and all who have a keen interest in the field, AR works collaboratively with opinion leaders to provide considered, provocative and fresh insights into the world of contemporary Australian architecture.
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With a State Library card
Art & Australia is a biannual print magazine, the country's longest-running art journal, in print since 1963.
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With a State Library card
A bi-monthly magazine celebrating the very best of Australia's nature, culture, people and places since the first edition was published 1986.
Access Type
With a State Library card
Gourmet Traveller is a trusted source and authority for the best in food, wine and travel. It delivers unique content, escapism and exclusive access to enrich, entertain and inspire the consumer, the Gourmet Traveller.
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With a State Library card
A trusted source of information filled with expert advice and inspiration for every step of the homemaking journey - from renovations to design and decorating. Plus: food, travel, health, landscaping and more.
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With a State Library card
APC is Australia's most influential computer magazine and the choice monthly magazine for power users and IT professionals
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With a State Library card
The Weekly delivers a unique combination of information and entertainment spanning real-life stories, fashion, beauty, health, celebrity, craft, royals, and of course world famous triple-tested recipes.
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With a State Library card
BBC History Magazine is a British publication devoted to both British and world history and aimed at all levels of knowledge and interest.
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With a State Library card
Booklist is a publication of the American Library Association that provides critical reviews of books and audiovisual materials for all ages.
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With a State Library card
Choice magazine is the best source of expert, unbiased reviews, testing and analysis of a range of products and services. Completely independent, every issue provides up-to-date, relevant information and advice that allows consumers to make informed decisions.
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With a State Library card
An award winning magazine with easy-to-read practical information on news, product reviews, tests and tips in every magazine by computing experts.
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With a State Library card
A excitingly different magazine that makes science accessible and entertaining. Discover Magazine will open your eyes to the awe and wonder of science and technology.
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With a State Library card
Double Helix is the science magazine from Australia's national science agency CSIRO, for kids aged 8-14 years.
Access Type
Within the SLWA Building
With a State Library card

Flipster is a digital magazine subscription comprising 29 popular best-selling titles such as Australian Personal Computer, Australian Women's Weekly, Choice, Marie Claire and Money. Available to view on your computer or mobile device for State Library of Western Australia members.

Access Type
Within the SLWA Building
With a State Library card

Source of curated content from Australian, New Zealand and International sources covering important issues relating to Australia and New Zealand.  Featuring authoritative and continuously updated reference material and focused on an Australian and New Zealand perspective, this user-friendly datab

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With a State Library card

The Gale Culinary Arts collection includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines including thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

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With a State Library card

The Gale OneFile Fine Arts and Music Collection provides access to magazines and journals to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

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With a State Library card

The Gale OneFile Home Improvement collection of nearly 100 home improvement focused titles, hobbyists and professional carpenters, including such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection.

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With a State Library card
Whether you're a novice or an experienced gardener, ABC Gardening Australia magazine is packed with expert step-by-step advice and stunning design ideas for every gardener across the country.
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With a State Library card
If you're interested in renovating, building and decorating and want information from a team of industry experts in lighting, heating, flooring, interiors, colour, sustainable design and so much more, you must subscribe to Grand Designs Australia magazine.
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Within the SLWA Building
With a State Library card
With a Public Library card
Hoopla is a digital media service that allows library members to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on their computer or mobile device with no holds or waiting.
Access Type
With a State Library card
Internet Genealogy is a magazine that focuses on keeping today's family historian up-to-date with the vast and ever-growing collection of genealogy-related resources, software, tools, products, technologies and more.
Access Type
With a State Library card
Australia's biggest selling fashion magazine, marie claire, provides stimulating reading for today's intelligent, thinking woman. Marie Claire is thought provoking, challenging, involving and real.
Access Type
With a State Library card
Money magazine is Australia's longest-running, highest-selling and most-read personal finance magazine. Money magazine provides credible, independent, easy-to-understand financial advice to help its readers save money and make the most of their investments.
This page last updated on 3 March 2022