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Newspapers

National and Capital City Newspapers

Copies of the following newspapers are held in print at each of the Ryde libraries for the period noted.

The Australian, The Australian Financial Review, Daily Telegraph

  • Ryde Library - 1 week
  • Eastwood Library - 1 week
  • Gladesville Library - 1 week
  • North Ryde Library - 1 week
  • West Ryde Library - 1 week

 Sun Herald

  • Ryde Library - 1 week
  • Eastwood Library - 1 week
  • Gladesville Library - 1 week
  • North Ryde Library - 1 week
  • West Ryde Library - 1 week

Sunday Telegraph

  • Ryde Library - 1 week
  • Eastwood Library - 1 week
  • North Ryde Library - 1 week
  • West Ryde Library - 1 week

Sydney Morning Herald

  • Ryde Library - 1 week
  • Eastwood Library - 1 week
  • Gladesville Library - 1 week
  • North Ryde Library - 1 week
  • West Ryde Library - 1 week

Past copies of the Sydney Morning Herald are also available at Ryde Library:

Microfilm

  • 18 April 1831 - 9 January 1901
  • 1 January 1975 - present

Historical Australian Newspapers

Historic Australian Newspapers are available from 1803 to 1954 from the National Library of Australia website. It is free and shows the articles and photographs in full. 

Local Community Newspapers

Copies of the following newspapers are held at each of the Ryde libraries for the period noted.

Northern District Times, The Weekly Times

  • Ryde Library - 1 week
  • Eastwood Library - 1 week
  • Gladesville Library - 3 months
  • North Ryde Library - 3 months
  • West Ryde Library - 6 months

Past copies of the Northern District Times and The Weekly Times are available in various formats:

Microfilm

  • Northern District Times: 6 June 1956 - 25 October 1978 and 10 January 1990 - present
  • The Weekly Times: 6 January 1960 - 19 December 1990

Newspaper Index

  • Northern District Times: from 1992 - present

The Newspaper Index provides access to a selection of articles from the Northern District Times about the Ryde and Hunters Hill areas. Indexed from 1992 to the present, the emphasis is on Council affairs, building, environmental issues, local identities, organisations and social issues. The articles are available in print or microform at the Ryde Library. Please contact the Local Studies Librarian on 9952 8352  for more information.

Past copies of other local newspapers are available at Ryde Library:

Microfilm

  • Cumberland Argus: 22 September 1888 - 26 December 1935
  • The Leader: 28 October 1958 - 18 December 1963

Chinese Language Newspapers

Copies of the Chinese language newspapers are held in print at the Ryde libraries as shown below.

Australian Chinese Daily

  • Ryde Library - 1 week
  • Eastwood Library - 1 week
  • Gladesville Library - 1 week
  • North Ryde Library - 1 month
  • West Ryde Library - 1 week

Australian New Express Daily

  • Eastwood Library - 1 month 

Sing Tao

  • Ryde Library - 1 week
  • Eastwood Library - 1 month
  • West Ryde - 1 week
Last updated on 18 December 2017