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Introductory Economics: Current affairs

Find newspaper articles in the library

You can find major Australian and international newspapers on Level 2 in the Lounge in the Robertson Library. Newspapers are received daily, filed in green binders and kept for around three months. Newspapers cannot be borrowed but you may photocopy the articles.

Find newspaper articles online

Most Australian newspapers have their own website with a selection of the current day's articles freely available. Newspapers such as The AustralianThe Australian Financial Review (the 'finreview') and The West Australian have free articles online for the current day, but some newspapers may ask you to sign up for a trial. Search for the newspaper's title on the internet.

Find news articles


Extra1/31/13 by Diane Cordell - flickr

News reports are the most up-to-date source of information on companies, commodities and industries in specific countries. To find newspaper articles you can search a newspaper database or a newspaper website:

Watch news reports online

TVNews indexes Australian television news, current affairs and selected documentaries from free- to-air networks with links to the video content. Individual stories from a particular broadcast are indexed with a detailed summary. TVNews is updated daily, with evening news stories being available the next morning.