Magazines and newspapers

Your favourite titles in print and online

Magazines

You can find over 450 print magazine titles in the City of Sydney Library – from the newest issues to back copies of your favourites. Check out the online catalogue for a list of all the magazine titles the library holds.

Library members can also read popular magazines online, released at the same time as the print editions. Magazines are available to download and keep with no loan limits or borrowing periods. 

Zines

A collection of over 300 zines are also available for loan from Surry Hills and Kings Cross libraries. Browse the catalogue to see the titles available.

Online Chinese language magazines

Dragonsource, is an online collection 龙源电子期刊 of over 2,000 popular Chinese language magazines. 

Newspapers

Our libraries have vast newspaper collections. Sydney titles are featured and we have many more from around Australia and the world. The list below shows which titles you’ll find at which branch.

Many titles are also available online. You can search through newspaper databases using your library login details. Members can access some of the databases remotely while others can only be accessed from a library branch.

Search newspapers online through Library PressReader or download the PressReader app.

Newspapers in print

Get the latest editions at our branches.

Customs House Library

This branch has the largest newspaper collection of any public library in Australia. Each title listed is archived and kept for 2 weeks, unless otherwise stated.

Sydney

  • Daily Telegraph (8 weeks)
  • Sunday Telegraph (16 weeks)
  • Sydney Morning Herald (8 weeks, daily/16 weeks, weekend edition)
  • Sun Herald (16 weeks)

New South Wales

  • Illawarra Mercury (8 weeks)

Interstate

  • The Age (Melbourne, Vic)
  • Canberra Times (ACT)
  • Courier Mail (Brisbane, Qld)
  • Herald Sun (Melbourne, Vic)
  • Mackay Daily Mercury (Qld)
  • The Mercury (Hobart, Tas)
  • Sunday Times (Perth, WA)

National

Archive: 8 weeks

  • Australian Chinese Daily 澳洲新報
  • The Australian
  • The Australian Financial Review
  • The Land

International

  • Asahi Shimbun (Japan)
  • Bangkok Post (Thailand, in English)
  • Chosun Ibo (Korea)
  • Corriere Della Sera (Italy)
  • El País (Spain)
  • Fiji Times
  • The Financial Times (Hong Kong)
  • Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (Germany)
  • Irish Independent
  • Le Monde (France)
  • New York Times (USA)  
  • New Zealand Herald
  • Philippines Daily Inquirer  
  • The Straits Times (Singapore)
  • The Times (London, UK)
  • The Times of India
  • Wall Street Journal (USA)

Glebe Library

Archive: 7 days

  • The Australian Financial Review
  • The Koori Mail
  • Sydney Morning Herald
  • Daily Telegraph
  • The Australian

Green Square Library

Archive: 7 days

  • Sydney Morning Herald
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Financial Review
  • Sing Tao Daily 星島日報
  • The Australian

Haymarket Library

Archive: 2 weeks unless stated otherwise

  • Apple Daily (Hong Kong) 蘋果日報 (2 months)
  • Australian Chinese Daily 澳洲新報 (2 months)
  • Australian New Express Daily 澳洲新快報 (2 months)
  • The Australian
  • The Australian Financial Review
  • Chieu Duong (Vietnamese daily) (2 months)
  • Daily Chinese Herald 澳洲日報 (2 months)
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Hong Kong Economic Journal 信報-財經新聞 (2 months)
  • Ming Pao 明報 (2 months)
  • Sing Tao 星島日報 (2 months)
  • South China Morning Post (1 month)
  • Sydney Morning Herald
  • Ta Kung Pao 大公報 (2 months) 

Kings Cross Library

Archive: 2 weeks unless stated otherwise

  • The Australian
  • The Australian Financial Review
  • Australian Senior
  • The Australian Jewish Times (4 weeks)
  • Catholic Weekly (4 weeks)
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Sun Herald
  • Sunday Telegraph
  • Sydney Morning Herald
  • Star Observer (4 weeks)
  • Wentworth Courier (4 weeks)

Newtown Library

Archive: 2 weeks

  • The Australian
  • The Australian Financial Review
  • The Koori Mail
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Sun Herald
  • Sunday Telegraph
  • Sydney Morning Herald

Surry Hills Library

Archive: 2 weeks unless stated otherwise

  • Argumenty i fakty (Russian, 4 months)
  • Australian Chinese Daily 澳洲新報 (2 weeks)
  • The Australian Financial Review
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Gorizont (Russian, 4 months)
  • Sunday Telegraph
  • Sydney Morning Herald

Town Hall Link

Current copy only

  • The Australian
  • The Australian Financial Review
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Sydney Morning Herald

Ultimo Library

Archive: 2 weeks

  • The Australian
  • Australian Chinese Daily 澳洲新報
  • Australian New Express Daily 澳洲新快報
  • The Australian Financial Review
  • Daily Chinese Herald 澳洲日報
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Sing Tao Daily 星島日報
  • Sun Herald
  • Sunday Telegraph
  • Sydney Morning Herald

Waterloo Library

Archive: 2 weeks unless stated otherwise

  • The Australian
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Sydney Morning Herald
  • Sun Herald
  • Australian Chinese Daily (4 weeks)
  • Sing Tao 星島日報 (4 weeks)
  • Chieu Duong (Vietnamese daily, 4 weeks)
  • Viet-Luan (Vietnamese, 4 weeks)
  • Argumenty i fakty (Russian, 8 weeks)
  • Gorizont (Russian, 8 weeks)
  • Koori Mail (6 months)

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Last updated: Tuesday, 23 October 2018