Issue Details: First known date: 1963 1963
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Type of Media

Television and newsletters

Access for Researchers

By appointment

Content Summary

  • Addresses by speakers to the Club and transcripts, on DVD since 2004, earlier addresses on VHS tape and/or hard copy transcripts, 1963-present
  • Newsletters (since c2009 digital online), 1963-present
  • Annual reports, 1963-present
  • Photographs: a selection of photographs relating to speaker events (though many photos of such events are held by the photographers who did the work, rather than the Club)


The National Press Club was founded by journalists to provide a forum for public figures to address issues of public interest, with the addresses broadcast on television.

The Club’s website provides a speaker archive, listing all those who have addressed the Club since its founding in 1963.

The National Library of Australia holds recordings of the addresses given from 1963 to 1991.


press club, journalists, forum, public policy, debate, politics, television, newsletters

Contact Name

National Press Club of Australia


16 National Circuit, Barton, ACT 2600. Postal address: PO Box 6184, Kingston, ACT 2604

Phone and Fax

Ph +61 (2) 6121 2199, Fax +61 (2) 6121 2188


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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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