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Trove Digitises More Historical Australian Newspapers

newspaper_pile Australia’s best free genealogical and historical resource, Trove continues to grow with more historical newspapers being digitised!! The National Library of Australia are pleased to announce that the following newspapers have been recently added to Trove: New South Wales Chaser (The) (Glebe, NSW: 1999-2005) Enterprise (The) (Katoomba, NSW: 1913) Record of the Blue Mountains (The) […] Continue reading →

9 August 2016, Australia’s Next Census

2016 Australian Census Where will you be on Tuesday, 9 August 2016? The Australian Government wants to know, as that is census night. Australia has a long and proud history of Census taking. Since the first national census in 1911, census data has played an important role in charting Australia’s history and shaping its future. Held roughly every […] Continue reading →

Winners of South Australia’s 2015 “History Greats” Award Announced

logo - HCSA South Australia’s newest “history greats” were recognised in a ceremony held at historic Government House last week. Five South Australian historians were honoured with History Council of SA Awards in recognition for a range of activities from South Australian history research, writing, teaching, and raising community awareness of history and heritage. The Awards are supported […] Continue reading →

Trove’s Historical Newspaper Collection Keeps Growing

Old Newspapers 2 The National Library of Australia is pleased to announce that the following historical newspapers, digitised by the National Library through the Australian Newspaper Plan program, have been recently added to Digitised newspapers collection on Trove. Many of these newspapers are currently being added to Trove and further issues will become available shortly.   New South […] Continue reading →