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Newspapers and news sources: Current News

A guide to finding newspapers, news magazines and news sources, in print, on microfilm or online. It details both current and historical sources that you can access through the University Library or on the web.

Informit TV News

Informit TV News contains news and related current affairs stories and documentaries broadcast by free-to-air networks. Coverage is from September 2007 onwards, and videos are searchable by subject, date or program title. Access Informit TV News via the OneSearch link below.


Did you know? You have access to a wide range of current local, national and international newspapers through our PressReader subscription:

  • The West Australian
  • The Washington Post
  • The Straits Times

You can also access a number of popular magazine titles, such as Vogue, The Monthly, and Vanity Fair through PressReader - perfect weekend reading!

RSS Feeds

Many news sites offer RSS feeds to help you stay current. You'll find a small selection of them below.

If you're having trouble, or aren't certain what RSS is, check out our page on keeping up to date with RSS.

How to access popular newspapers in OneSearch

The UWA Library subscribes to a number of online newspaper databases which are accessible via the Advanced Search screen in OneSearch.

Simply search for newspapers and limit the Resource Type to Databases to generate a browsable list of newspaper databases.

Browse print newspapers

The Reid Library has a dedicated newspaper area on level one where you can browse print newspapers

  • The Australian 
  • The West Australian

The newspapers are updated daily and held for four weeks.

Looking for business news?

For more business news resources, use the Advanced search in OneSearch to search for business news and limit the Resource Type to Databases.

Contact for support

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education

Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Faculty of Science    

School of Indigenous Studies

For further contact information visit the UWA Library Contact us page.

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