Geelong and District

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Below is a list of Newspapers and Periodicals published in the Geelong region - they are a wonderful source of information for local and family history researchers. Where possible, details on where you can view these publications in Victoria is shown in the Comments field. Newspapers in our region digitised on TROVE have been included as at July 2015 - click to enlarge image and view years digitised.

The list has been compiled from various sources including : local residents, historical societies and Newspapers in Australian Libraries: a union list : Part 2. Australian newspapers, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1985.


List of Newspapers & Periodicals

Place of Publication/ Distribution Title Date
from - to
(// = ceased publication)
Frequency
showing progressive changes
Comments or Availability
SLV = State Library Victoria.
NLA Digitised Newspapers / TROVE
Barwon Heads (See Ocean Grove / Barwon Heads / Wallington & Torquay)
Birregurra (See also Colac)
Birregurra and Winchelsea Star 1890 - 1891 irreg. Avail. - some copies, SLV
Birregurra Times

Jul 9, 1918 - //

weekly Avail. - some copies, SLV
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Winchelsea Shire Advertiser Jul 25, 1910 - Dec, 11, 1911 weekly Avail. - some copies, SLV
Camperdown (See also Colac)
Camperdown Chronicle 1874+ 3 per week
2 per week
Avail. - some copies, SLV Click to view larger image
Camperdown Herald Jun 10, 1903 - Nov, 1936 2 per week Avail. - some copies, SLV Click to view larger image
Colac
Colac Herald 1866+ 3 per week Avail. - some copies, SLV Click to view larger image
Colac Reformer Jul 27, 1878 - // 3 per week Avail. - some copies, SLV Click to view larger image
Cressy
Cressy and Lismore Pioneer
Jan 25, 1910 - Sep 3, 1941 weekly Avail. - some copies, SLV Click to view larger image
Lismore, Derrinallum and Cressy Advertiser Jul 20, 1910 - Jan, 1966 // weekly Avail. - some copies, SLV Click to view larger image
Clifton Springs (See Drysdale / Clifton Springs)
Lismore (See Cressy)
Geelong
Auctioneer 1888 - // weekly Avail. - SLV
Corio Chronical and Western District Advertiser Sep 8, 1847 - // 2 per week
3 per week
Avail. - SLV
Currency Apr, 1977 - monthly Supersedes Deakin University Bulletin
Daily News May, 1858 - Aug23, 1859 // daily? Avail. - SLV
Distributing Trades Gazette May?, 1914 - Sep?, 1918 // monthly Oct 11, 1918 superseded by Distributing Trades Gazette, Geelong's Labor Weekly
Distributing Trades Gazette, Geelong's Labor Weekly Oct 11, 1918 - Jun 29, 1922 // weekly Supersedes Distributing Trades Gazette. Superseded by Industrial Herald.
Avail. - Deakin
Evangelist Sep 2, 1892 - // weekly Avail. - SLV
Evening Star 1870 - // daily Avail. - some copies, SLV
Footballer Apr 27, 1922 - // weekly Avail. - some copies, SLV
Geelong Advertiser Nov 21, 1840 - weekly
52 per year
3 per week
daily
May 24, 1845 - Oct 26, 1847 as Geelong Advertiser and Squatters Advocate.
1851 - 1856 as Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer.
1869 - Geelong Register.
Avail. - Geelong Historic Records Centre, including indexes.
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Geelong and Western District Stock and Station Journal 1892 - Dec 20, 1971 // weekly Avail. - some copies, SLV
Geelong Chronicle Mar 23, 1861 - 1869 // 2 per week
3 per week
2 per week
weekly
Avail. - some copies, SLV & Deakin
Geelong Evening News 1877 - // daily Formerly Evening News.
Avail. - some copies, SLV
Geelong News 1965 - 2 per week Avail. - some copies, SLV
Geelong Observer 1855? - // weekly
2 per week
To May 7, 1856 as Geelong Weekly Observer and Trade Circular.
Avail. - some copies, SLV
Geelong Register Apr 3, 1865 - 1869 // daily Incorporated in Geelong Advertiser.
Avail. - some copies, SLV & Deakin
Geelong Standard Jul 28, 1923 - Feb 7, 1925 // daily Avail. - some copies, SLV
Geelong Times 1870 - Mar 17, 1923 // daily To ??/??/?? as Evening Times.
Avail. - some copies, SLV
Illu, Australiens Bild Zeitung Nov, 1961 - Feb 14, 1962 // weekly Avail. - SLV
Industrial Herald Jul 6, 1922 - Mar 27, 1958 // weekly Supersedes Distributing Trades Gazette.
Avail. - some copies, Deakin
Intelligencer 1849 - 1851 // 2 per week Incorporated in Geelong Advertiser
Mercury and Victoria Standard 1852 - // weekly Avail. - some copies, SLV
Mirror 1881 - // fortnightly
weekly
Avail. - some copies, SLV
News of the Week 1852? - 1924 // weekly Avail. - some copies, SLV
Niewe Wereld Jun 13, 1955 - Feb 10, 1961 // weekly Avail. - some copies, SLV
North News Oct 11, 1961 - Mar 14, 1962 // weekly Avail. - SLV
Northern Suburbs News Oct, 1968 - Jun 3, 1970 // weekly To Apr 8, 1970 as Corio News.
Avail. - some copies, SLV
Planet c. 1978 - irreg. Avail. - some copies, SLV
Spirit of the Age Oct 16, 1854 - //
Sporting Star Oct 9, 1909 - 1911? // weekly Avail. - some copies, SLV
Star - Geelong Sport Review 1956? - weekly Avail. - some copies, SLV
Victoria Advocate and People's Vindicator 1851? - // Avail. - some copies, SLV
Victoria Colonist and Western District Advertiser 1849 - // 3 per week Avail. - some copies, SLV
Victoria Courier and Working Man's Advocate Feb 21, 1849 - // irreg. Avail. - some copies, SLV
Wiadomosci Handlowe 1953 - Mar, 1954 // monthly
Drysdale / Clifton Springs
SpringDale Messenger Dec, 1991 - 4 per year
9-10 per year
Leopold
Leopold Local 1989? - monthly
Lismore (See Cressy)
Ocean Grove / Barwon Heads / Wallington (See also Torquay & for more details see Ocean Grove : Newspapers & Periodicals)
Bellarine Peninsula Echo Oct, 1962 - weekly To May 19, 1966 as Ocean Grove - Barwon Heads Echo.
Oct, 1962 - Jun 1964 published as typewritten bulletin.
Avail. - SLV
Observer Apr 15, 1958 - Sep 14, 1959 // weekly Superseded by Coastal Independent (Torquay)
Avail. - Bellarine Historical Society
Observer Sep, 1984 - Mar, 1997 // monthly Avail. - some copies, Bellarine Historical Society
Ocean Grove - Barwon Heads Echo Oct, 1962 - Jun, 1964 // weekly Superseded by Bellarine Peninsula Echo
Whistler Dec, 1996 - monthly Avail. - Bellarine Historical Society
Portarlington (See Portarlington : Newspapers & Periodicals for more details)
Bellarine Herald Oct 31, 1896 - c. 1920? // weekly SLV has copies but with restricted access
Bellarine Peninsula Echo Oct, 1962 - weekly To May 19, 1966 as Ocean Grove - Barwon Heads Echo.
Oct, 1962 - Jun 1964 published as typewritten bulletin.
Avail. - SLV
Pilot 1930's? - late 1940's? //
Port News Aug - Oct, 1958 // monthly?
Port Report Dec 20, 1991 - bi-monthly
Portarlington - Bellarine News Pictorial Jul - Aug, 1958 // monthly?
Reflector ? - 1965 //
Queenscliff
Peninsula Beacon 1930? - Jul, 1936 // weekly Avail. - some copies, SLV
Queenscliff Pilot 1947 - weekly Avail. - some copies, SLV
Queenscliffe Herald Nov 1999 - monthly Avail. - Queenscliffe Herald Office, Hobson St, Queenscliff
Sentinel 1871 - c. 1918? // weekly To Sep 29, 1894 as Queenscliff Sentinel.
Avail. - some copies, SLV
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Torquay
Coastal Independent 1959 - Jun, 1965 // weekly Supersedes Observer (Ocean Grove - Barwon Heads).
Avail. - some copies, Bellarine Historical Society & SLV
Wallington (See Ocean Grove / Barwon Heads / Wallington)
Werribee
Werribee Shire Banner 1902+ weekly Avail. - SLV Click to view larger image
Winchelsea (See Birregurra and also Colac)

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