Australia

The Ryerson Index

This free index to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers dates from the Sydney Gazette of 1803 up to newspapers published within the last week or so including notices from digital newspapers. There are 4 million+ entries from the past…

Savill Index of The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA) Funeral Notices 1971-2019

The Savill Index index 1971-2019, by Gerald A Savill, can be searched alphabetically by surname. Information provided includes: last name, alternate last name, other names, death notice (see note), date of publication. It currently contains 458,827 entriesNote: From 2005 the…

Google News Archives

The Google News Archives was an extension of Google News but was discontinued in 2011.  The archive went live in 2006 and offered users access to a historical archive of digitised newspapers (60+ million pages) from around the world, dating…

Online Historical Newspapers Website

This site, by Miriam J Robbins, has directories for Australia, Canada, Ireland, México and United States. The United States directory is the most comprehensive and is arranged by state with listings by county and city, name of newspaper, years covered, cost ($…

Victoria Government Gazette Online Archive 1836-1997

This fully searchable archive contains digitised images of:• Victoria Government Gazette (July 1851-1997)• Port Phillip Government Gazette (1844-July 1851)• Port Phillip Government Notices (Jan-12 July 1843)• New South Wales Government Gazette (1836-1851)

State Library of New South Wales – Sydney Morning Herald Index 1988-2005

This selective index indexes articles about Australia or Australians; articles by Australians; and overseas items that have direct importance for Australia. It does not index letters, music reviews, advertisements, public notices such as births, deaths and marriages, daily weather reports,…

News Store – Fairfax Media Search 1990-current

This site offers searches of articles from Fairfax publications from 1990 to today. It is free to search and view the full text of an article but News Store does not give free access to photographs or tables. Articles in…

Trove Digitised Newspapers and Gazettes

There are currently 23,411,803 newspaper pages and 2,022,316 gazette pages digitised and available to view in The main state title and date range is listed. • National – Australian Women’s Weekly 1933-1982 • ACT – Canberra Times 1926-1995 • NSW…