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Traditional Australian news sources
News sources marked with an * asterisk may ask users for a subscriber password

ABC news site
The Age *
The Australian *
Herald-Sun *
Sydney Morning Herald *
Financial Review *
Brisbane Courier Mail *
Hobart Mercury *
Adelaide Advertiser *
The West Australian *

Asian English-language newspapers
The Jakarta Post (Indonesia)
The Straits Times (Singapore)

World newspaper directory
World newspapers


Free online news sources vetted for reliability

Guardian Australia: originally the major UK daily, the Manchester Guardian, this newspaper now has country-specific and international editions online.
Free to use. No subscription necessary. https://www.theguardian.com/au

The New Daily: an Australian online newspaper with all the usual sections such as news, opinion, sport etc.
Free to use. No subscription necessary. https://thenewdaily.com.au/

The Conversation: the Australian edition of this international news-and-opinion online publication can be read as a daily newspaper, or it can be searched for analysis, comment and informative articles on most topics in the news.
Free to use. No subscription necessary. https://theconversation.com/au

News.com.au: This is an online news source featuring items from News Ltd's Australian and overseas sources. Some of the content is from News Ltd's subscription mastheads, but this online offering is free.
Free to use. No subscription necessary. https://www.news.com.au/

ABC News: arguably the most trusted news source in Australia, the ABC News site carries news, opinion, analysis and a "fact check" section. The news site carries links to other ABC offerings, such as current affairs and the unique Media Watch program, which critiques the news media.
Free to use. No subscription necessary. http://www.abc.net.au/news/

SBS News: SBS is the Special Broadcasting Service. Its news section looks at news and events both Australian and overseas, with special attention to Australia's multicultural population. Links are available to comment and current affairs sections.
Free to use. No subscription necessary. https://www.sbs.com.au/news/

PBS Org: PBS is the American Public Broadcasting Service, a privately funded (by donation and contribution) news and current affairs service. PBS is also a repository of some of the best video and text information in the world. Documentaries of all kinds are available, as well as topical podcasts. Scroll down the page to see the variety of quality information on offer.
Free to use. No subscription necessary. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/