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News Online at Hutchins: Newspapers

Guide to accessing online newspapers through Hutchins and the public library system

Newspapers at Hutchins

Image via pixabay.comHutchins subscribes to multiple online newspapers. These are interactive, searchable versions of the print editions, including all content from the past six months. Access is open to all staff and students of Hutchins.

The only catch: this is a school-based subscription, so you have to download the newspapers when you are on Hutchins wifi.

Access each newspaper through its link below:

The Mercury

The Australian

Daily Telegraph


Courier Mail

The Advertiser

Cairns Post

Geelong Advertiser

Gold Coast Bulletin

Townsville Bulletin


Free online newspapers

The following newspapers provide free access to standard online content:

The Conversation

The Guardian 

The Age 

The Sydney Morning Herald

The Canberra Times

The West Australian

The Advocate (Tas)

The Examiner (Tas)


Newspapers through Libraries Tasmania

Libraries TasmaniaLibraries Tasmania provides access to an enormous variety of newspapers, journals and other digital media through their website

You need your Libraries Tasmania membership number and password (the default is your home phone number) to log in and access their online resources from home or school.


The Magazines and Newspapers page via Libraries Tasmania provides access to:

  • PressReader - The Guardian Australia and The Saturday Paper, plus over 7000 publications on a variety of subjects and many different languages

  • NewsBank: over 500 local, regional, national and international news publications searchable by keyword, topic, source, date and location