State Library of Queensland's newspaper collections is comprised of paper, microfilm and online editions of Queensland, interstate, national and overseas newspapers, both current and historical. In many instances our collections date back to the first issue.

National and international newspapers

SLQ holds all Australian capital city dailies, national dailies, and many international newspapers, including extensive archives on microfilm and in digital formats. There are also electronic and paper indexes for many of these newspapers.

Tim Fairfax Newspaper Reading Room

The Tim Fairfax Newspaper Reading Room provides convenient access to today's newspapers from Queensland, Australia and overseas, available in paper and electronic format.

Queensland newspapers

From the Gold Coast to Cunnamulla, from Mount Isa to Torres Strait, from Cooktown to Brisbane, the State Library seeks to comprehensively collect newspapers, past and present, from all of Queensland.

Finding information in newspapers

Information about what's available in newspapers and how to search them more effectively

Newspapers online

SLQ subscribes to a number of newspaper eresources giving full text access to hundreds of newspaper titles from around the world. Some databases have significant archives of early articles.

Library membership

Join online or in person at State Library to access services, collections and facilities

Library Shop online

Discover an eclectic range of books, gifts, reproduction prints and more at the Library Shop.