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Australian Financial Review

The digital edition of the Australian Financial Review is an interactive and searchable replica of the current and archived issues of the printed edition. 

Sydney Morning Herald

The digital edition of the Sydney Morning Herald is an interactive and searchable replica of the current and archived issues of the printed edition. 


ABC news app

Google News

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ANZ Points of View

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Do headlines matter?

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Fact Checker

RMIT ABC Fact Check determines the accuracy of claims by politicians, public figures, advocacy groups and institutions engaged in the public debate.


National Indigenous Times

 News website. The NIT is a 100% Indigenous-owned business, offering rigorous and fearless reporting on the issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Politics, social issues, fashion, art, sports and business are some of the topics covered. 

State Library of Victoria

The State Library of Victoria offers free digital membership to residents of Victoria. Sign up to gain access to digital newspapers such as the Herald Sun.

Suggested databases:

Access Australia : Explore more than 730 influential Australian news sources from every state and territory covering the 1980s to the present day. Fully searchable text includes articles, editorials, obituaries, classifieds and more. Includes The Age (1991— ), Herald Sun (1999— ), The Australian (1998— ), Australian Financial Review (1987— ) and many local newspapers and news websites.

Coverage varies between titles. Mostly text only. Full-image format available for recent major newspapers.

AIATSIS Collection : Discover the world's largest collection dedicated to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories.

JStor: Search full-text scholarly journals on all subjects published from 1700 up until 1–5 years ago.

The Age

Websites: Current Issues

Voice to Parliament

A selection of articles sourced from PressReader


A selection of  videos from Clickview 

National Voice to Parliament: Overview. 

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Voice to Parliament - Clickview resources

A selection of videos explaining the "Voice to Parliament" and the Australian Consitution.

Fact check

Fact vs opinion

Reading news in times of crisis

Issues in society

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