Issue Details: First known date: 1985 1985
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Type of Media


Access for Researchers


Content Summary

  • The Library holds close to 40,000 items:
  • Complete News programs and many camera tapes, c1985-2008
  • Older material is on various formats of tape and is patchy. Some of it being digitised on request.
  • After November 2008, complete News programs were no longer kept on tape, but recorded digitally and kept for 2 years only. All individual News items from November 2008 are kept digitally for an indefinite period, 2008-present
  • Melbourne also catalogues and digitally stores clipped news stories from the Canberra bureau.
  • Sports and News from other cities in the network, and non-news material: limited amount, mostly clips (rather than full programs)


The Library is for production purposes and there are no facilities for outside researchers.

Sydney and Melbourne hold the main repositories (see also Sydney entry). Each other station in the network is responsible for cataloguing its News: Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide.

Much film and tape material from before the mid-1980s has gone to the National Film and Sound Archive. The network also participates in the NFSA News and Current Affairs project, whereby specified weeks of news are provided to it.


Network Ten, 10, Victoria, television, news, sport, Canberra bureau

Contact Name

Network Ten News Library


Como Centre, Level 4, 620 Chapel Street, South Yarra, Vic 3141. Postal Address: Private Bag 5000, South Yarra, Vic 3141

Phone and Fax

Ph +61 (3) 9275 1010, Fax +61 (03) 9275 1011


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