Issue Details: First known date: 1908... 1908 Queensland Country Press Association (QCPA)
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Type of Media

Newspaper peak body

Access for Researchers

By appointment

Content Summary

  • Minutes of meetings, 1908-present
  • President’s annual reports, 1908-present
  • Selected annual reports and submissions, 1908-present
  • Selected correspondence, late 1960s-present
  • Selected photographs, 1908-present
  • Conference papers and reports, late 1960s-present


The QCPA, established in 1908, is the representative industry organisation for rural, country and regional non-daily newspapers in Queensland.

Some QCPA archival material is also held at the National Library of Australia and the State Library of Queensland.

A history of the QCPA was written by Rod Kirkpatrick in 2008: "Purposely parochial: 100 years of the Country Press in Queensland".


QCPA, Queensland Country Press Association, peak body, rural, regional, country, non-daily, Rod Kirkpatrick

Contact Name

Queensland Country Press Association


2/42 Finsbury Street, Newmarket, Qld 4051. Postal Address: PO Box 229, Kelvin Grove, Qld 4059

Phone and Fax

Ph: +61 (7) 3356 0033, Fax: +61 (7) 3356 0027


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Affiliation Notes

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