Issue Details: First known date: 1820 1820
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Type of Media


Access for Researchers

By appointment

Content Summary

  • Equivalent of about sixty boxes of research material relating to newspapers in Australia since 1803:
  • research and other notes in connection with books and articles written
  • transcripts of nearly 150 interviews conducted in connection with publications and notes arising from them; cassettes or digital audio files of many of these
  • notes and documents to do with "Australian Newspaper History Group Newsletter", 2000-present
  • material connected to regular articles for publications, such as "PANPA Bulletin", "Australian Printer", "gxpress"
  • photographs of country newspaper offices and people


Rod Kirkpatrick is a media historian who has published numerous books and journal (and other) articles on the history of the press in different parts of Australia. He has been the editor of the "Australian Newspaper History Group Newsletter" since 2000.

Newsletters of the group since it was set up in 1999 are available on the Australian Media History Database website -


Rod Kirkpatrick, country press, regional newspapers, Australian Newspaper History Group, research, interviews, newsletter

Contact Name

Mr Rod Kirkpatrick


38 Gingham St, Glenella, Qld 4740

Phone and Fax

Ph +61 (7) 4942 7005. Mobile +61 (0) 400 031 614


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Affiliation Notes

  • This record is included in AustLit because it forms part of the Media Archives Project. AustLit does not comprehensively cover Australian Archives.

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