Newspaper Holdings

JCU holdings of North Queensland Newspapers

See also the index of newspapers by place of publication

Title

Published In

Dates

Frequency

JCU holdings

Other Holdings

Notes

Aboriginal news

Yarrabah

1912-1923

 

nil

 

Published by Church of England Mission

Advertiser (1)

Townsville

1903

 

nil

 

 

Advertiser (2)

Townsville

1994-1996

monthly

20 Apr, (1994) - Jan. 31(1996)

 

Previously named Twin cities advertiser; split into Townsville sun, Thuringowa sun.

Advertiser (3)

Herberton

1881-1895

weekly

nil

 

 

Advocate (2)

Charters Towers

1912-1922

weekly

nil

 

 

Advocate (1)

Ayr

1944+

2/week, 3/week

Vol. 46, no. 75 (Wed., Dec. 20 1972) to date (Incomplete)

QSL 1944-1953

Previously named Delta advocate

Advocate (3)

Innisfail

1891-1899

 

nil

 

 

Airlie times and island news

Airlie Beach

1983

weekly

nil

QSL Mar - May 1983

Name changed to Whitsunday times

Alumina

Weipa

1966

 

MF No. 1(19 June 1966) - no. 16 (12 Oct. 1966)

 

Name changed to Bauxite bulletin

Aramac mail

Aramac

1879-1882

weekly

nil

 

Name changed to Mitchell and Gregory mail

Argus

Ravenswood

1878-1880

weekly

nil

 

Revived as Ravenswood mining journal

Atherton news and Barron Valley advocate

Atherton

1905-1931

2/week

8th Apr.(1908) - 17th June(1908); 13 May(1914) - 26 June(1931); MF 13 May(1914) - 26 June(1931)

 

Previously named Barron Valley advocate: name changed to Tableland examiner

Atherton tableland times

Atherton

1980-1981

weekly

Dec. 2 (1980) - vol. 5, no. 93 (Nov. 27 1981)

 

Formed by merger of Focus tablelander and Atherton times: name changed to Tablelander focus.

Atherton times

Atherton

1977-1980

weekly

nil

QSL Vol. 1, no. 1 (Feb. 4, 1977) - Mar. 11 (1977); Feb. (1979) - Nov. 21 (1980)

Merged with Focus tablelander to form Atherton tableland times

Australian message

Mount Isa

1966-1967

 

nil

 

 

Australian republican and journal of the trades unions of north Queensland

Charters Towers

1890-1891

biweekly, weekly

9th Aug., 1890-8th August 1891

 

 

Ayr chronicle

Ayr

1897-1902

weekly

nil

 

Name changed to Delta advocate

Babinda Mulgrave herald

Innisfail

1979

fortnightly

nil

 

 

Banner

Townsville

 

 

nil

 

 

Barron Valley advocate

Atherton

1904-1908

weekly

8th Dec.(1904) - 1 Apr.(1908) (Incomplete)

 

Name changed to Atherton news and Barron Valley advocate

Bauxite bulletin : Weipa's community paper

Weipa

1966- 1994

 

Oct.19 (1966) - June 25(1993) Incomplete MF No. 17(19 Oct1966) - no. 965(27 Dec. 1985)

QSL No.626 (23rd Mar. 1979)-no.1397 (17th June 1994)

Previously named Alumina: name changed to Weipa bulletin

Bowen advocate

Bowen

1899-1900

weekly

nil

 

Previously named Bowen mirror: amalgamated with Port Denison times

Bowen chronicle

Bowen

1914-1920

 

nil

 

Incorporated into Bowen independent

Bowen independent

Bowen

1903 +

2/week

Vol. 66, no. 5192 (Nov. 21 1969) to date

QSL Jan. 1934-July 25, 1941; Apr. 1949-Dec. 1955 Apr. 22, 1949-Dec. 21,1962; Jan. 8, 1965-Jan. 9, 1980; Jan. 7, 1981

Incorporated Bowen chronicle: published in part as Weekend independent

Bowen mirror

Bowen

1896-1899

weekly

nil

 

Name changed to Bowen advocate

Bowen observer

Bowen

1882-1892

weekly

MF Nov. 21, 1888 - Dec. 29, 1891

 

 

Bowen record

Bowen

1902

 

nil

 

Name changed to Bowen independent and Proserpine agriculturist

Cairns advertiser and Smithfield observer

Cairns

1877-1881

 

nil

QSL v. 1, no. 1, April 1877

 

Cairns advocate

Cairns

1897-1900

weekly

nil

 

 

Cairns argus

Cairns

1889-1900

weekly, biweekly

MF 29 July 1890 - 10 Dec. 1897

 

Previously named Cairns chronicle: name changed to Cairns daily argus

Cairns chronicle

Cairns

1880-1881, 1885-1889

weekly

MF May 15, 1886 - Dec 11, 1886

QU May-Dec 1886

Name changed to Cairns argus

Cairns daily argus

Cairns

1900-1920

daily

nil

 

Previously named Cairns argus

Cairns daily times

Cairns

1882, 1899-1900, 1919-1937

daily

MF Oct. 11, 1899-Feb. 10, 1900

 

Absorbed by Northern herald

Cairns focus

Cairns

1979-1984

 

May 17(1979) - 20 Dec(1984) Incomplete

 

Previously named Far north focus: name changed to Cairns times

Cairns life.

Cairns

1966 +

 

Apr. 1996- to date

 

 

Cairns morning post

Cairns

1907-1909

biweekly

MF 9th June, 1897 - 3rd July, 1909

QU Oct 1902-Sep 1903 (incomplete)

Previously named Morning post: name changed to Cairns post

Cairns post (1)

Cairns

1884-1893

 

MF 14th Feb., 1884 - 20th May, 1893

 

 

Cairns post (2)

Cairns

1909 +

daily

21st Nov, 1935 - 8th Sept., 1939 to date (Incomplete) MF 5th July, 1909 - 30th Dec., 1920

 

Previously named Cairns morning post

Cairns telegraph

Cairns

1882-1883

 

nil

 

 

Cairns times (1)

Cairns

1885-1890

 

nil

 

 

Cairns times (2)

Cairns

1919 or 1920

 

nil

 

 

Cairnsweek

Cairns

[1976?]-

weekly

Vol. 7, no. 1(Jan. 24 1982) - v. 10, no. 13(Apr. 28 1985) Incomplete

QSL Jan. 4, 1981-June 29, 1986 (Imperfect)

 

Canegrower

Mackay

1928-1932

 

nil

 

 

Cape times : serving the Gulf and Cape York Peninsula

Cairns

1983-1985

monthly

No. 1(1983) - no. 14(1985) Incomplete

 

 

Carpentaria times

Normanton

1883-1890

biweekly

nil

 

Previously named Normanton herald

Castletown times

Townsville

1865

 

nil

 

 

Central free press

Clermont

1876-1877

 

nil

 

 

Charters Towers and north Queensland mining journal

Charters Towers

1884

monthly

No. 1 - no. 3, no. 5 (1884)

 

 

Charters Towers daily herald and mining record

Charters Towers

1886-1894

 

MF Vol. 9, no. 40(22 Dec. 1886)

 

Previously named Towers herald: name changed to Charters Towers mining standard

Charters Towers mining record and commercial gazette

Charters Towers

1888-1889

weekly

[v.2, no.2] (Sept. 1st, 1888); v.2, no.4 (Sept. 15th,1888)

 

 

Charters Towers mining standard

Charters Towers

1899-1904

daily

MF 20th Feb.(1896) - 10th Mar.(1904)

 

Previously named Charters Towers daily herald

Charters Towers times

Charters Towers

1888-1891

daily

MF 11 Jan. 1888-30 Jun. 1891

 

Previously named Times

Chillagoe standard

Chillagoe

1900-1913

 

nil

 

 

Chronicle

Atherton

1878-1902

 

nil

 

 

Clarion

Townsville

1937-1940

 

March - Sept 1939 (Incomplete)

 

 

Clermont miner

Clermont

1902-1903

 

nil

 

 

Clermont telegram

Clermont

1864-1981

weekly

MF 10 March, 1950 - 6 May, 1981 Incomplete

 

Previously named Peak Downs telegram and advertiser. Incorporated in Central Queensland news (Emerald)

Cleveland Bay express

Townsville

1867-1876

weekly

nil

 

Previously named Cleveland Bay herald. Merged with Townsville times to form Townsville herald.

Cleveland Bay express and Cardwell advertiser

Townsville

1867

 

nil

 

Previously named Cleveland Bay herald: name changed to Cleveland Bay express and northern advertiser

Cleveland Bay express and northern advertiser

Townsville

1866-1870 (?)

 

MF Vol. 1, no. 12(Sept. 15, 1866) - v. 5, no. 26(Dec. 24,1870)

 

Previously named Cleveland Bay express and Cardwell advertiser

Cleveland Bay herald (and northern pioneer)

Townsville

1866

 

nil

 

Name changed to Cleveland Bay express

Cleveland Bay times

Townsville

1962-1963

 

nil

 

 

Cloncurry advocate

Cloncurry

1889-1953

weekly

MF 1920-53

QSL Jan. 10, 1931-Dec. 1, 1953

Incorporated into Mount Isa Mail

Cloncurry mining news

Cloncurry

1907

weekly

nil

 

 

Cloncurry news and Mt. Isa record

Cloncurry

1920-1933

weekly

MF June 1929

QSL 1930, Jan. 13-1933, Jan. 29

 

Cockatoo and north Queensland Figaro

Townsville

1883

weekly

MF v. 1, nos. 1-3, 1-15 Sept. 1883

 

Name changed to North Queensland figaro

Collinsvale star

Collinsvale

1930-1958

weekly

nil

 

 

Cooktown courier

Cooktown

1874-1896

weekly, 2/week

MF18 Apr.(1874) - 30 Jul (1889) Incomplete

 

 

Cooktown herald, and Palmer River advertiser

Cooktown

1874-1885

weekly, 2/week

MF Mar. 20, 1874 - Dec. 29, 1877

 

 

Cooktown independent

Cooktown

1884-1940

biweekly, weekly

MF Mar. 4 1888 - Dec. 30 1891

QSL Sept. 8, 1911; Jan. 14, 1931-Nov. 30, 1932; July 26,1937; July 22, 1935 - Dec. 1940

Name changed to Northern boomerang and Cooktown independent

Copperfield miner, and Peak Downs record

Copperfield

1873-1877

weekly

MF Jan. 10, 1874 - Oct. 27, 1877

 

 

Croydon express and mining record

Croydon

1899

 

MF Mar. 13 - Dec. 7, 1899

 

 

Croydon golden age

Croydon

1888-1897

3/week, weekly

MF Jan. 1895 - Feb. 1897 Incomplete

 

Previously named Golden age and mining record: name changed to Croydon golden age and Normanton advertiser

Croydon golden age and Normanton advertiser

Croydon

1897-1898

 

nil

 

Previously named Croydon golden age

Croydon independent and mining record

Croydon

1898-1899

 

MF Nov. 18 and 25, 1898

QU Nov 1899

Also titled Croydon independent

Croydon miner

Croydon

1887-1888

2/week

nil

 

 

Croydon mining news

Croydon

1887-1929

weekly

26 Mar. 1923, 14 Sept. 1925, 19 Sept. 1927; MF July 4, 1895 - July 10, 1913 Incomplete

QSL 1895-1899 imperfect; Nov. 4, 1909-Dec. 20, 1920; QU 1895-1924 (incomplete)

Also titled Mining news. Incorporated in Croydon mining record and Gulf advocate

Croydon mining record and Gulf advocate

Croydon

1902-1907

weekly

MF Jan 1895-Feb 1897 incomplete, 2 Jan 1903 - 24 Dec 1903

QSL Jan 1902-1906 imperfect

Incorporated in Croydon mining news

Daily chronicle

Mackay

1895-1905

daily

nil

QSL Feb. 1895-Aug. 1895

Previously named Mackay mercury and South Kennedy advertiser. Incorporated in Daily mercury

Daily mercury

Mackay

1906- 1979

daily

Nov. 24th, 1978+ Incomplete; MF 1906 - 1945

QU 1906-1970

Previously named Mackay mercury and South Kennedy Advertiser. Merged with Mackay chronicle to become Mackay mercury

Daily northern standard

Townsville

 

 

no. 1, 1st October, 1883

 

 

Daily pilot

Thursday Island

 

weekly

nil

 

Name changed to Torres Strait pilot. See Torres Strait daily pilot

Delta advocate

Ayr

1902-1944

weekly, biweekly

nil

QSL Oct. 1937-5 Aug. 1944

Previously named Ayr chronicle: name changed to Advocate

Democrat (1)

Townsville

1895-1897

weekly

nil

QSL Dec. 21, 1895; Feb. 6, 1897-Aug. 14, 1897

Absorbed by Federal

Democrat (2)

Innisfail

1929-1930

 

nil

 

Previously named Geraldton Sentinel

Douglas times

Port Douglas

1988-1995 (?)

weekly

nil

QSL 5 july 1988 - 9 Mar 1995

Previously named Douglas times and Douglas Shire visitors guide

Douglas times and Douglas Shire visitors guide

Port Douglas

1986-1988

 

nil

QSL 17 Dec 1986-29 June 1988

Name changed to Douglas times

Eagle

Charters Towers

1893-1899

weekly

nil

QSL 18th Feb. 1893-10th Feb. 1894; 25th May-21st Dec.1895; 1st Apr.-16th Sept. 1899

Name changed to New eagle

Endeavour beacon and Cook district advertiser

Cooktown

1894-1911

 

nil

 

Previously named Endeavour times, and Cook district journal

Endeavour times and Cook district journal

Cooktown

1890-1891

2/week

MF May 16, 1891 - Sept. 2, 1891

 

Name changed to Endeavour beacon and Cook district advertiser

Etheridge courier and Gilbert and Cloncurry mining journal

Georgetown

1875-1877

weekly

nil

QSL Vol., no. 1 (Oct. 1, 1875)

Name changed to The golden age

Etheridge herald

Georgetown

 

 

nil

 

 

Etheridge mining journal

Georgetown

1892-1893

 

nil

 

Absorbed into Mundic miner

Evening advocate

Innisfail

1906 - 1978

5 / week, 3/week

nil

QSL 22nd Apr. 1949-Dec. 1955 MF Jan. 5, 1954-Dec. 23, 1974; Nov. 12, 1975-Feb. 3, 1978

Previously named Johnstone River advocate and Innisfail news: named Innisfail chronicle for part of 1975: name changed to Innisfail advocate

Evening Australian

Cairns

1948-1949

 

nil

 

 

Evening star

Townsville

1889

daily

nil

 

 

Evening telegraph

Charters Towers

1901-1921

daily

Feb. 24(1921)

QSL May 1901-Dec. 1905; Jan. 1907-Aug. 1921

 

Express

Croydon

1899

 

nil

 

 

Express

Townsville

1996 +

 

1996 to date

 

Previously named Townsville City heart express

Far north focus

Cairns

1975

weekly

nil

 

Previously named Focus news: name changed to Cairns focus

Far north weekly

Cooktown

1986

 

Vol. 1, no. 1(1986) - v. 1, no. 22(1986) Incomplete

 

 

Federal weekly

Townsville

1901-1921

weekly

nil

 

Also called Federal

Flinders chronicle

Hughenden

1931 -1940

weekly

nil

QSL Jan. 10, 1931-Mar. 1, 1940

 

Flinders crier

Hughenden

1983 +

 

Vol. 2, no. 1(Jun. 1983) to date

QSL Vol.1, no.1 (June 25, 1982) to date

 

Focus news

Cairns

1979-1984

 

May 17 (1979) - 20 Dec (1984) incomplete

 

Also named Cairns advertiser: name changed to Far north focus

Focus tablelander

Mareeba

Nov 1981 - 1983

weekly

Jun.11/17, 1980 - Oct. 21, 1980

 

Merged with Atherton times to form Atherton tableland times

Free press

Innisfail

 

 

nil

 

 

Friend

Herberton

1912-1923

 

nil

 

 

Geraldton advocate and Johnstone River guardian

Geraldton

1891-1896

 

MF Jan. 4, 1895 - Jan. 1, 1896

 

 

Geraldton chronicle

Innisfail

1891-1892

 

nil

 

 

Geraldton courier

Innisfail

 

 

nil

 

 

Geraldton independent

Innisfail

1899

weekly

nil

 

 

Geraldton sentinel

Innisfail

1906-1907

weekly

nil

 

Previously named Geraldton world

Geraldton world

Innisfail

1900-1901

weekly

nil

 

Name changed to Geraldton sentinel

Golden age :Edwardstown, & Palmer district mining journal

Maytown

1876-1877

weekly

v. 1, no. 1; July 29, 1876

 

Later published in Edwardstown. Previously named Etheridge courier and Gilbert and Cloncurry mining journal: name changed to Palmer chronicle

Gregory news

Winton

1898-1903

weekly

MF June 24, 1898 - June 22, 1903

 

 

Gulf chronicle

Normanton

Aug 1999-May 2000

twice/month

Aug 1999-May 2000

 

 

Gulf news

Croydon

1930-1932

weekly

nil

QSL May 12, 1930-Feb. 1, 1932

 

Gunpowder gazette

Gunpowder

1972-1973

weekly, biweekly

nil

 

 

Herald

Mareeba

1874-1901

 

nil

 

 

Herbert River express

Ingham

1904-

triweekly, biweekly

14 Mar. 1961; Dec. 1972 - Dec. 1976; 4 Oct. 1983; 14 May 1985; 15 June 1985; 29 Mar. 1994

QSL Jan. 1930-Dec. 1955

Previously named Planter

Herberton advertiser and western observer

Herberton

1881-1895

2/week, weekly

MF No. 24(Mar. 22, 1884) - v. 14, no. 6(Feb. 10, 1893) (Incomplete)

 

 

Herberton and western miner

Herberton

1883-1884

 

nil

 

 

Herberton times

Herberton

1917-1918

weekly

nil

 

Previously named Wild River times.Incorporated in Tablelander

Hodgkinson miner, Tate, Etheridge and Herberton Observer

Thornborough

1882

 

nil

 

 

Hodgkinson mining news and General advertiser for the northern gold fields

Thornborough

1877-1879

weekly

MF Mar. 17, 1877 - Dec. 20, 1879

 

 

Home Hill observer

Home Hill

1923-1969

weekly

MF Vol. 1, no. 1 Thurs. 8 Feb. 1923 - Fri. July 25, 1969

QSL Jan. 1931-Dec. 1955

Name changed to Observer.

Horn herald

Horn Island

1943 - 1944

daily

nil

 

 

Hughenden ensign

Hughenden

1883-1889

weekly, 2/week

nil

 

Name changed to Hughenden observer

Hughenden observer (Richmond, Cloncurry and Winton advertiser)

Hughenden

1890-1913

weekly

MF 19 June 1890

 

Previously named Hughenden ensign

Independent

Croydon

1898

 

nil

 

 

Ingham planter

Ingham

1885-1899

weekly

nil

 

Name changed to Northern planter

Innisfail advocate

Innisfail

1978 +

2/week

May 25, 1981 to date; MF 8 Feb. 1978 - 31 Dec. 1980

QSL Feb. 8, 1978 to date

Previously named Evening advocate. Incorporated Weekend advocate

Innisfail chronicle

Innisfail

1975 - 1978

2/week

MF 19 May 1941 - 3 Feb. 1978 Incomplete

 

Previously named Evening advocate: name changed to Evening advocate

Innisfail democrat

Innisfail

1911

weekly

nil

 

 

Isa mine and your news

Mount Isa

1980-1986

 

nil

 

Previously named Isa news: name changed to Isa news

Isa news (1)

Mount Isa

1970-1980

 

No. 11 (Apr. 8 1971) - no. 53(Nov. 6 1972)

 

Previously named Minews

Isa news (2)

Mount Isa

1995 +

 

nil

 

 

Jenkins Wild River mining circular

Herberton

1882

 

nil

 

 

Johnstone River advocate and Innisfail news

Innisfail

1900 - 1941

2/week

MF 28 Aug. 1928 - 18 May 1941 Incomplete

QSL 2nd Jan. 1931 - 25 May 1937

Varient title Johnstone advocate and Innisfail news; incorporated Northern sportsman; name changed to Evening advocate

Lower Burdekin agriculturist and Ayr chronicle

Ayr

1897-1903

 

nil

 

 

Mackay banner

Mackay

1888-1889

 

MF Vol. 1, no. 9(Feb. 25, 1888)

 

 

Mackay chronicle

Mackay

1895-1905

daily, 3/week

MF 1895-1905

 

Previously named Daily chronicle: name changed to Mackay mercury

Mackay daily mercury

Mackay

1979 +

 

nil

QSU 1945-1980

Previously named Mackay mercury and South Kennedy advertiser

Mackay free press

Mackay

1880-1882

weekly

nil

 

 

Mackay life

Mackay

1996 - 1999

monthly/irregular

1996 -1999

 

 

Mackay mercury and South Kennedy advertiser

Mackay

1866-1906

weekly

MF 1867 - 1905 Incomplete

QSL Apr. 1867-May 10th 1887

Name changed to Daily mercury. Incorporated into Mackay chronicle

Mackay midweek

Mackay

1987 +

weekly

1987 to date

 

Previously named Sarina midweek

Mackay sentinel

Mackay

1929-1930

weekly

nil

QSL Jan. 1930-July 1930

 

Mackay standard

Mackay

1877-1919

weekly, 3/week, daily

MF 1878 - 1879; Aug. 1884 - Dec. 1913

QSL June 1887-July 1909 QU 1878-1905

 

Magnetic times.

Magnetic Island

1997 +

 

Vol. 1, no. 1(Sep. 19, 1997) to date

 

 

Mareeba express

Mareeba

1894-1898

weekly

nil

 

 

Mareeba herald

Mareeba

1898

weekly

nil

 

 

Mareeba sentinel

Mareeba

1915-1920

weekly

nil

 

 

Millaa news

Millaa Millaa

1946

 

V. 6, no. 17-18, 1946

 

 

Miner

Chillagoe

1902

 

nil

 

 

Miners gazette

Mackay

1979-1985

weekly

Vol. 4, no. 31 (Aug. 12, 1982) - v. 7, no. 35 (Aug. 29, 1985)

 

Name changed to Miners midweek

Miners midweek

Mackay

1985 +

 

5 Sept 1985 to date

 

Previously named Miners gazette

Minews

Mount Isa

1966-1970

 

nil

QSL 1966-1970

Name changed to Isa news

Mining news (1)

Cloncurry

1908-1910

 

nil

 

 

Mining news (2)

Croydon

 

 

nil

QSL Jan. 14, 1896-Feb. 23, 1906 imperfect

Name changed to Croydon mining news. Merged with Croydon mining record and Gulf advocate

Mining journal

Ravenswood

1887

weekly

nil

 

 

Mirror

Geraldton

1896-1899

weekly

MF Vol. 1, no. 1(Feb. 19, 1896)-v. 1, no. 29(Nov. 18, 1896)

 

 

Mitchell and Gregory mail

Aramac

1881-1885

weekly

nil

 

Previously named Aramac mail: name changed to Winton herald

Morning post

Cairns

1895-1907

weekly, 2/week, daily

nil

 

Name changed to Cairns morning post

Mossman champion and Port Douglas mail

Mossman

1904-1907

weekly

nil

 

 

Mossman mail and Port Douglas and Daintree dispatch

Mossman

1931

weekly

nil

QSL Mar. 14, 1931-Oct. 3, 1931

 

Mount Garnet and Chillagoe Miner

Chillagoe

1903-1906

weekly

nil

 

 

Mount Isa mail

Mount Isa

1953-1966

weekly

nil

QSL 26 June 1953 - Dec 1955

Absorbed Cloncurry advocate. Was absorbed by North west star

Mount Isa news

Mount Isa

1965

weekly

nil

 

 

Mount Isa standard

Mount Isa

1948-1949

weekly

nil

QSL Jan. 22, 1948-Aug. 19, 1949

 

Mount Isa times

Mount Isa

1932

weekly

nil

QSL Jul-Aug 1932

 

Mount Isa weekly news

Mount Isa

1940-1949

weekly

nil

 

 

Mount Isan sanomat: Mt. Isa news

Mount Isa

1965-1966

 

MF May 1965 - July 1966

 

In Finnish

Mount Morgan argus

Mount Morgan

1900-1920

weekly

MF Vol. 1, no. 1(Jan. 26 1900) - v. 3, no. 311(Jun. 51902); v. 6, no. 311(Jun. 12 1902) - v. 10, no. 705(Oct. 41906)

 

Absorbed (Mount Morgan) Truth (June 1902) and Mount Morgan herald (Aug 1904)

Mount Morgan chronicle and mining gazette

Mount Morgan

1886-1920

weekly, 2/week

MF 1913-1917

QSL Nov. 28, 1913-Dec. 28, 1917; Jan. 3, 1919-Dec. 26, 1919

 

Mount Morgan herald

Mount Morgan

1887

weekly

nil

 

Absorbed by Mount Morgan argus

Mountain echo

Mount Morgan

1947- 1951 (?)

weekly

nil

QSL Feb. 7, 1947-Oct. 28, 1949; Nov. 11, 1950-June 2, 1951

 

Mundic miner and Etheridge gazette

Georgetown

1889-1917

weekly

nil

QSL vol. 1, no. 1 Jan. 12, 1889

 

New eagle

Charters Towers

1904-1906

 

MF 1904-3 Nov. 1906

 

Previously named The Eagle

New endeavour beacon

Cooktown

1906

2/week

nil

 

 

New pioneer

Mackay

1911-1913 (?)

weekly

nil

QSL Jan. 7, 1911-Dec. 27, 1913

Previously named Pioneer

News

Ingham

1902

 

nil

 

 

Newsnorth

Innisfail

1981

weekly

June 20/26(1981) - Aug. 22/28(1981) Incomplete

 

 

Norman chronicle

Normanton

1885-1917

2/week

nil

 

 

Normanton herald and Gulf of Carpentaria advertiser

Normanton

1883-1884

 

nil

 

Name changed to Carpentaria times

North Queensland bulletin

Townsville

1887- 1910

 

nil

 

Weekly of Townsville daily bulletin. Incorporated in Northern miner (Charters Towers)

North Queensland chronicle

Cairns

1890

weekly

MF 7 June 1890

 

 

North Queensland country

Townsville

1984

 

nil

 

 

North Queensland figaro

Charters Towers

1894-1900

weekly

nil

 

Previously named Cockatoo and North Queensland figaro

North Queensland guardian

Townsville

1937-1943

weekly

nil

QSL May 1937-May 1940; 24th Sept. 1943

Banned from June 1940 - January 1943. Name changed to Queensland guardian and publication transferred to Brisbane

North Queensland herald

Townsville

1891-1911

weekly

Aug., 1891-Oct., 1911

 

Absorbed by North Queensland register

North Queensland illustrated weekly herald

Townsville

1898

weekly

nil

 

 

North Queensland register

Townsville

1892 +

 

June 15(1892) - Mar. 30(1984) ; Vol. 106(April 5, 1984) to date( Incomplete); MF 1892-1939

 

Previously named Northern mining register

North Queensland sentinel

Townsville

1887-1892

 

nil

 

 

North Queensland separationist

Townsville

1887 (3 weeks only)

weekly

nil

 

 

North Queensland telegraph and territorial separationist

Townsville

1885-1889

daily

nil

QSL May 11, 1885-June 8, 1889 imperfect

Name changed to Northern age and North Queensland telegraph

North Queensland times (1)

Charters Towers

1908-1920

 

nil

 

 

North Queensland times (2)

Townsville

1985

 

nil

 

 

North Queenslander

Innisfail

1957

 

nil

 

Revival of the Sunday Australian

Northern advocate and miners journal

Charters Towers

1873-1877

weekly

MF Vol. 3, no. 129(Jan. 1, 1876) - v. 4, no. 201(May 26,1877)

 

Name changed to Towers herald and mining record

Northern age

Townsville

1896-1897

 

nil

 

Later published in Ingham and then Halifax. Name changed to Northern planter

Northern age and North Queensland telegraph

Townsville

1889-1891

daily

MF New ser. vol. 1 no. 1(June 10, 1889) - v. 3, no. 634(July 2, 1891)

 

Previously named North Queensland telegraph, and territorial separationist

Northern beaches

Bucasia

1983-1984

 

Vol. 1, no. 1(Aug. 12, 1983) - v. 2(May 24, 1984)

 

Name changed to Pioneer news

Northern boomerang and Cooktown independent

Cooktown

1940-1947

weekly

nil

QSL Dec. 21, 1940-July 11, 1942; Sept. 5, 1946-Oct. 10,1947

Previously named Cooktown independent

Northern daily star

Mount Isa

1979 +

 

nil

 

 

Northern echo

Townsville

1886

 

nil

 

 

Northern herald

Cairns

1913-1939

 

1913-1939

QSL Vol. 1, no. 1 (Apr. 11, 1913)-v. 106, no. 1394 (Dec. 30, 1939)

Absorbed by Cairns times

Northern labour news

Townsville

1908-1923

 

v.2 no.92, July 21, 1927

 

 

Northern leader

Innisfail

?-1935

 

nil

 

 

Northern miner

Charters Towers

1872 +

various

30 May 1874 to date (Incomplete); MF30 May 1874 - 23 Dec. 1977

 

Incorporated North Queensland bulletin

Northern mining register

Townsville

1891-1892

 

nil

QU 1891-1892

Name changed to North Queensland register

Northern planter

Ingham

1899-1909

weekly

nil

 

Previously named Northern age

Northern sportman

Innisfail

1927-1928

 

nil

 

Incorporated into Johnstone River advocate and Innisfail news

Northern standard

Townsville

1878-1879

2/week, daily

MF 2 April 1878 - 30 December 1879

 

Name changed to Northern standard and Townsville argus after merger with Townsville argus

Northern world

Townsville

1885-1886

weekly

nil

 

 

Northerner

Cairns

1966 - 1983

weekly

Vol. 66 (1966) - Aug., 1967 Incomplete

QSLVol.1, no.1 (Apr./May 1980)-no. 25 (Oct. 1983)

 

North-west star

Mount Isa

1966-1993

various

Vol. 2, no. 71(11 Apr. 1967); v. 8, no. 215(27 Dec.73); v. 9, no. 14(18 Jan. 1974); v. 15, no. 64(31 Mar. 1980)- 5 Feb.(1993) Very incomplete

 

Incorporated Mount Isa Mail and Cloncurry advocate

Norman chronicle

Normanton

1885-1887

2/week

nil

 

 

Observer

Home Hill

1969 -

weekly

MF Friday, 1st Aug. 1969 - Friday, 31st Dec. 1976

 

Previously named Home Hill observer

Palm Island news

Palm Island

1948-1966

weekly

nil

QSL 9th Jan. 1948-Dec. 1955

 

Palm Island newsletter

Palm Island

1975-1977

 

[1975] - [1977]

 

Name changed to Palm Islander

Palm Islander

Palm Island

1976-1979

irregular

Vol. 1(1977) - v. 3(1979) Incomplete

 

Previously named Palm Island newsletter

Palmer chronicle

Maytown

1877-1891

irregular

nil

QSL Aug 1, 1885; June 15, 1889; July 6, 1889: MF Mar. 24, 1883

Previously named Golden age

Pastoral and mining news

Cloncurry

1922-1924

 

nil

 

 

Peak Downs advertiser

Clermont

1877-1881

weekly

nil

 

 

Peak Downs telegram (and advertiser)

Clermont

1864-1943

weekly

MF 2 Aug. 1864 - 18 Dec. 1943 Incomplete

 

Name changed to Clermont Telegram

Peak Downs telegram and Copperfield miner

Clermont

 

weekly

nil

QSL June 1, 1878-Dec. 29, 1917

Previously named Peak Downs telegram and advertiser: name changed to Peak Downs telegram

Pioneer

Mackay

1905-1912

weekly

nil

QSL Vol. 1, no. 1 (Sept. 16, 1905)

Name changed to New pioneer

Pioneer news :free community newspaper

Mackay

1984 - 2004

weekly

1984 - 2004, Incomplete.

QSL June 14, 1984-June 12, 1985 (Imperfect); Oct. 20, 1988 to date

 
       

Previously named Northern beaches.

      

Incoporated into Sarina News.

      

Planter

Ingham

 

 

nil

 

Name changed to Herbert River Express

Port Denison times and Bowen advocate

Bowen

1900-1910

2/week

MF Vol. 37, no. 2000(Sept. 1, 1900) - v. 46, no. 3029(Dec 20, 1910)

 

Formed by merger of Port Denison times and Kennedy District advertiser and Bowen advocate. Incorporated The Mirror

Port Denison times and Kennedy District advertiser

Bowen

1864-1900

2/week, weekly

MF Vol. 2, no. 45(Jan. 1, 1865) - v. 37, no. 1999(Aug. 25 1900)

QSL Mar. 5, 1864-1900

Name changed to Port Denison times and Bowen advocate after merger with Bowen advocate

Port Douglas and Mossman gazette

Mossman

1896-1899

weekly

nil

QSL Friday, May 19, 1899

 

Port Douglas and Mossman record

Port Douglas

1901-1913

weekly

MF June 19, 1901 - Dec. 28, 1906

QSL Vol. 12, no. 293 (Jan. 4, 1907) - V. 23, no. 650 (Dec.16, 1913) Imperfect

 

Port Douglas chronicle

Port Douglas

1881-1889

 

nil

 

 

Port Douglas gazette

Port Douglas

1874-1880

 

nil

 

 

Port Douglas times (1)

Port Douglas

1878

 

nil

 

 

Port Douglas times (2)

Port Douglas

1990s

 

nil

 

Previously named Times

Proserpine guardian

Prosperpine

1904-1955

weekly

nil

QSL Feb. 16, 1935-Dec. 24, 1943; Mar. 10, 1950-Dec. 28,1951; Jan. 2, 1953-Dec. 1955

Name changed to Guardian

Ravenswood miner

Ravenswood

1870-1874

weekly

MF Vol. 2, no. 24(Oct. 21, 1871) - v. 5, no. 171(Jan. 17,1874)

 

 

Ravenswood mining journal

Ravenswood

1879-1910

 

nil

 

 

Ravenswood times and mining record

Ravenswood

1875-1877

weekly

nil

QSL Oct. 6 and 13, 1877

 

Ristin sanoma: Message of the cross

Mount Isa

1962-1969

 

MF 1962-69

 

In Finnish

Sarina local news

Mackay

1999+

    

weekly

      
 

July 27 1999 - Feb.25 2003

 

    

Sarina midweek

Mackay

1985 -1986

 

Sept. 5(1985) - Dec. 23(1986)

 

Previously named Sarina times: name changed to Mackay midweek

Sarina News

Mackay

2004-

weekly

JCU holdings 12, Feb, 2004+

 

Incoporating Pioneer News.

Sarina times

Mackay

1979-1985

weekly

nil

QSL Dec. 24, 1981-Aug. 29, 1985 imperfect

Name changed to Sarina midweek

Smithfield advertiser

Cairns

 

 

nil

 

 

Sporting news weekly

Chillagoe

 

 

nil

 

 

Sports north

Townsville

1979

weekly

nil

 

 

Spout : Townsville's community paper

Townsville

1975-1976

monthly

Oct. 1975 - May/June 1976

 

 

Sugar times

Mackay

1999+

fortnightly

1999+

 

 

Sun

Townsville

1997 +

weekly

Aug. 6(1997) to date

 

Previously named Townsville sun; Thuringowa sun

Sunday Australian

Innisfail

1939-1952

weekly

Feb. 26, 1939 - Apr. 6, 1952; Aug. 4 - Dec. 8, 1957

 

Revived in 1957 as North Queenslander

Tableland Australian

Atherton

1952

 

nil

 

Previously named Tableland examiner

Tableland examiner

Atherton

1931-1942

weekly, biweekly

Jul.1,1931-Dec.29,1942; Feb.2,1943-Dec.29,1945; Jun.24,1946; Jun.29,1946

QSL Jan. 3, 1931-Dec. 12, 1936; Feb. 24, 1937-May 1, 1937

Previously named Atherton news and Barron Valley advocate: name changed to Tablelander

Tablelander (1)

Atherton

1942-1952

weekly, biweekly

nil

QSL Apr. 1952-Dec. 1955

Previously named Tableland examiner: name changed to Tableland Australian.

Tablelander (2)

Atherton

1983 +

weekly

Vol. 3, no. 45(Nov. 15 1983) to date

QSL Vol. 3, no. 45 (Nov. 15, 1983) to date

Previously named Tablelander focus

Tablelander focus

Atherton

1981-1983

weekly

Vol. 2, no. 10(Mar. 9 1982) - v. 3, no. 44(Nov. 8 1983)

 

Previously named Atherton tableland times: name changed to Tablelander

Tablelands advertiser

Atherton

1961 -

weekly

nil

QSL Vol. 41, no. 1 (Jan. 7, 1981) to date

 

Tabletops

Atherton

1943-1946

 

nil

 

 

Telegraph

Cairns

1882

 

nil

 

 

Thuringowa sun

Townsville

1996-1997

 

Feb 7(1996) - July 30(1997)

 

Previously named Advertiser. Merged with Townsville sun to form Sun

Times

Port Douglas

1878-1893

 

nil

 

Name changed to Port Douglas times

Torres news

Thursday Island

1969 +

 

1969-1982; 1991 to date

 

 

Torres Strait pearler

Thursday Island

1905-1909

2/week, weekly

nil

 

 

Torres Straits pilot and New Guinea gazette

Thursday Island

1887-1914

weely

MF 27 Feb. 1897 - 21 Mar. 1914 Incomplete

 

Previously named Daily pilot: name changed to Torres Straits pilot

Torres Straits pilot

Thursday Island

1914-1942

 

nil

 

Previously named Torres Strait pilot and New Guinea gazette

Towers herald and mining record

Charters Towers

1880-1899

various

2 Jun 1877 - 31 Dec 1879

QSL Feb. 1880-Feb. 1899

Previously named Towers herald and mining record: name changed to Charters Towers daily herald

Towers herald and mining record

Charters Towers

1877-1879

weekly, 2/week

MF Vol. 1, no. 1(June 2, 1877) - v. 3, no. 249(Dec. 31,1879)

 

Previously named Northern advocate and miners journal: name changed to Towers herald

Townsville & district weekly express

Townsville

1975

weekly

no. 1-11; Feb. 27-May 16, 1975

 

Also titled Townsville weekly express

Townsville advertiser

Townsville

1976 -1986

weekly

10 Nov., 1976 - 6 Nov., 1986

 

Previously named Advertiser: name changed to Twin cities advertiser

Townsville and district times

Townsville

1972-1973

 

No. 1(1972) - no. 40(1973)

 

 

Townsville argus

Townsville

1877

biweekly

nil

 

Name changed to Northen standard and Townsville argus after merger with Northern standard

Townsville bulletin

Townsville

1984 +

daily

Mar. 26, 1984 to date

 

Previously named Townsville daily bulletin

Townsville city heart express

Townsville

1992-1996

 

1992-1996 (Incomplete)

 

Name changed to Express

Townsville daily bulletin

Townsville

1883-1984

 

1912 - Mar. 24, 1984; MF1887 - 1888 ; 1912 - 30th Dec.(1980)

 

Name changed to Townsville bulletin

Townsville evening star

Townsville

1889-1940

 

MF 1889 - 13th Apr. 1940 Incomplete

 

Absorbed by Townsville daily bulletin

Townsville herald

Townsville

1876-1891

3/week

MF Vol. 1, no. 1(Aug. 1, 1876) - v. 8, no. 357(Aug. 5,1891)

 

Formed by merger of Cleveland Bay express and Townsville times

Townsville sun

Townsville

1996-1997

 

Feb. 7(1996) - July 30(1997)

 

Previously named Advertiser. Merged with Thuringowa sun to form Sun

Townsville times and North Queensland advertiser

Townsville

1875-1876

2/week, daily

MF Vol. 1 no. 29(May 26, 1875) - v. 2 no. 71(July 28,1876)

 

Name changed to Cleveland Bay express and northern advertiser

Townsville weekly express

Townsville

1975

 

nil

 

Varient title of Townsville & district weekly express

Tribune

Charters Towers

1899

 

nil

 

 

Trinity times

Cairns

1901-1919

weekly

nil

 

Incorporated into Cairns daily times

Truth

Mount Morgan

1896-1899

weekly

nil

 

Incorporated in Mount Morgan argus

Tully times

Tully

1963+

weekly

(Jan. 1988) to date

 

 

Twin cities advertiser

Townsville

1986-1994

weekly

13 Nov, 1986 - 13 Apr., 1994 Incomplete

 

Previously named Townsville advertiser: name changed to The Advertiser

Walsh and Tineroo miner

Georgetown

1905-1915

 

nil

 

Later published in Mareeba

Weekend advocate

Innisfail

1978-1985

 

nil

QSL May 11, 1985 to date

Incorporated into Innisfail advocate

Weekend independent

Bowen

 

weekly

nil

QSL June 30, 1989 to date

Weekend edition of Bowen independent

Weekly herald and Queensland pastoral and agricultural advertiser

Brisbane

1864-1868

 

Jan. 30, 1864 - June 20, 1868

QSL Jan. 16, 1864-Dec. 29, 1866

Carried much North Queensland news

Weipa bulletin

Weipa

1994 +

weekly

nil

QSL No. 1398 (June 24, 1994) to date

Previously named Bauxite bulletin

Western mail

Cloncurry

1915-1918

 

nil

 

 

Whitsunday times

Airlie Beach

1983 +

weekly

nil

QSL 25 May 1983 to date

Previously named Airlie times and island news

Whitsunday truth

Mackay

1969

 

nil

 

 

Wild River independent

Herberton

1882

weekly

nil

 

 

Wild River mining courier

Herberton

1882

 

nil

 

 

Wild River times (2)

Herberton

1974-1979

various

nil

QSL No. 1 (Aug. 1974)-no. 34 (Sept./Oct. 1979)

 

Wild River times(1)

Herberton

1883-1917

weekly

nil

QU 1897-1900

Name changed to Herberton times

Winton herald and Western Queensland grazier

Aramac, Winton

1885-1952

weekly

MF 27th May, 1929

QSL Jan. 12, 1931-Nov. 28, 1952

Previously named Mitchell and Gregory mail

World

 

1903-1911

weekly

nil

 

 

Yarrabah news

Yarrabah

 

 

nil