Issue Details: First known date: 1851... 1851 Warrnambool and District Historical Society
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Type of Media

Regional newspapers and radio

Access for Researchers


Content Summary

  • Radio talks: Henri J. Worland's talks on Warrnambool history given over radio 3YB, transcripts, typescripts and booklets, 1947-1948
  • Newspapers: "Warrnambool Examiner", one edition from 1851, remainder 1853-1872 (incomplete)
  • Index for the "Warrnambool Examiner", 1853-1872
  • Clippings index for the "Warrnambool Standard", 1872-present
  • Collection of articles by Bruce Morris, editor of the "Standard" from 1946 to 1968, on local history topics
  • Extensive clippings collections (some of which have been compiled into booklets and published) on a wide range of subjects, e.g. activities of Warrnambool Council, Warrnambool Waterworks Trust, the 1896-1897 Warrnambool exhibition, local hotels, etc.


The society has limited access possibilities for researchers, and will conduct requested research for a fee.

The affiliated Warrnambool Family History Society has further newspaper material.


Victoria, regional newspapers, radio, Henri J Worland, Bruce Morris, 3YB

Contact Name

Warrnambool and District Historical Society


2 Gilles Street, Warrnambool, Vic 3280. Postal address: PO Box 731, Warrnambool, Vic 3280

Phone and Fax

Ph +61 (3) 5561 0099


Website Link 1

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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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