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eResources - News & Current Issues

Online access to eBooks, eVideos, journals, newspapers, Australian Standards and other databases


PressReader provides access to thousands of popular newspapers and magazines in their original format. Start reading 7000+ publications from 120+ countries in 60+ languages.

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Log in to PressReader and search for the titles above. You can download them to the PressReader app on your device/s and they will stay there until you delete them.

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Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre

ANZ Points of View assists with understanding the full scope of controversial subjects across the region. It provides a balance of information, presenting multiple points of view about current issues. Each Points of View essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles

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The database contains 130 topics, including:

Animal experimentation
Australian bill of rights
Climate change
Freedom of speech
Gay marriage
Green consumerism
Nuclear energy
Population growth
Preserving the Great Barrier Reef
Renewable energy
Services for Indigenous Peoples
Stem cell research

Trove - Digitised Australian Newspapers from 1803 - 1954

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Digitised newspapers and more on Trove - provided by The National Library of Australia.
Includes newspapers from each Australian state and territory and from the earliest published newspaper in 1803, to the mid-20th century, including some community language newspapers.

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Catch-up TV

Have you missed a free-to-air TV program recently?

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Issues in Society eBooks (EBSCO)

Issues in Society is an Australian series of books with a compilation of the latest news, facts, opinions and statistics. The latest issues are available as eBooks.

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Koori Mail - read issues online

Produced fortnightly since 1991, the Koori Mail is distributed Australia-wide, providing news, views, advertisements and other material of vital interest to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and Australians interested in Indigenous affairs; it is recognised as ‘The Voice of Indigenous Australia’.