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News & Current Affairs Resources

Use these resources to find news reports and current affairs resources on your subject. Most resources contain the fulltext of articles or program contents.


  • MediaScan via Informit. Index only (no fulltext) 
    Indexes articles from Australia's major daily newspapers, and is specifically designed for students and researchers in Australian Secondary schools, TAFE Institutes and Universities
  • Trove Digitised Newspapers and More: Historic Australian Newspapers, 1803 - 1954 via National Library of Australia
  • TVNews
    Australian television news, current affairs and selected documentaries from the free-to-air networks (e.g.ABC, SBS). Fully indexed.
  • Factiva Search Australian sources only by clicking 'Source' in the search builder, then 'Select Source Category: By Region' then open 'Australia/Oceania' and choose 'Australia'


Current news links are available in the International Studies Subject Guide's Find News page.

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