Digital Library - News and Current Affairs

Digital Library - News and Current Affairs

Australia & New Zealand Newsstream

ProQuest Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Newsstream provides access to leading Australian and New Zealand media outlets including regional and major metropolitan newspapers, and content from ABC and APP newswires.

Australia / NZ Reference Centre

Access up to date information on current affairs, business, company information, economics, sport and much more. [Library membership required]

Australian Points of View Reference Centre

Need information for a debate? Want to know opposing views on topics such as euthanasia, Australia becoming a republic or climate change? Then take a look here. [Library membership required]

Communications and Mass Media Collection

The Communications & Mass Media Collection brings together information found in more than 400 journals. Nearly 3 million articles on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature, meet the needs of researchers. Exclusive features, including Topic Finder, InterLink, and a mobile-optimized interface, support and enhance the search experience. [Library membership required]

Global Issues in Context

Global Issues In Context supports global awareness and provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world. [Library membership required]

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Gale's Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions. [Library membership required]


Access thousands of newspapers and magazines for FREE. Go to or use the PressReader app. Sign in using your Library Card by choosing the [Library and Group Icon Pressreader Library Icon] , choose Blacktown City Council Libraries and enter your Library Card number and Pin. [Library membership required] 

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