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 RB Digital.

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

Contemporary Titles

The West Australian Digital Archives

The West Australian Archive Digital Editions

A digital archive of The West Australian newspaper from July 2004 to today's edition. It contains the same content, editorial and photographic material that you’ll find in the printed version.

RB Digital Magazines

RBdigital Magazines

Popular, current and back issues: eMagazines for download with permanent checkout.

Press Reader


PressReader gives you access to nearly 6000 newspapers and magazines from around the world in over 60 languages, including today's edition of The West Australian. Full access is only available through the above link –instructions available here.

Farifax Media

Sydney Morning Herald Library Edition

The Sydney Morning Herald & The Age Library Edition delivers an identical replica of the printed editions, with dates available from 2006 to today.

Farifax Media

Sydney Morning Herald Online Archive 1955-1995

Explore every edition of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun-Herald from January 1st, 1955 to February 2nd, 1995. All articles, captions and advertisements are an exact digital reproduction of the printed pages when originally published.

Historical Titles

Trove Digitised Newspapers

Digitised Newspapers and Gazettes form the largest of Trove’s collections with access provided to over 18.5 million pages from more than 1000 Australian newspapers. Newspapers are made available dating from the early 1800s​.

Gale NewsVault

Gale NewsVault

Explore Gale NewsVault for a range of historical newspaper and periodical collections including: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, British Library Newspapers Parts I –V, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, Illustrated London News Historical Archive 1842-2003, Times Digital Archive 1785-2010 and Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2011.

Irish Newspaper Archives

Irish Newspaper Archives

The Irish Newspaper Archive contains over 500,000 issues of Irish Newspaper publications spanning back as far as 1763, reflecting the full context and layout of each page.

British Library Newspapers

British Library Newspapers

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

Last updated on: 24 June 2020