Magazines and Newspapers

Discover the latest editions of popular magazines (Hello!, OK! Magazine, Inside Out, Donna Hay, Womans Day and more), free and fully digitised with RBdigital (formerly Zinio for Libraries). Read the latest Good Reading magazine or search a range of historical newspapers. In Library only access  to a digital replica of today's Fairfax newspapers (The Age, Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald) for you to read or download. 

You may require your library card number (2002900xxxxxxx) and password to access some magazine and newspaper products. Forgot password?   


ANZReference Centre Plus

Australasian magazines, newspapers, and reference books.
Titles include: Choice MagazineThe AgeThe Sunday AgeThe Herald SunSunday Herald SunThe Australian, and The Australian Magazine


Fairfax Newspapers

You can read a digital replica of today's Fairfax newspapers as well as access archive copies for each title. The Australian Financial Review has a 3 year archive and The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald both have a 6 month archive.

Please note: Access is available only from Library PCs

Australian Financial Review 

The Age

The Sydney Morning Herald


 Good Reading Online

Replicates the magazine exactly as it's printed. Viewing online, is just like reading the magazine. Read and search through current and back issues of the magazine.


Historical Newspapers

Gale Primary Sources

Cross-search the library's collection of historical newspapers:

  • 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection
  • 17th and 18th Century Nichols Collection
  • 19th Century British Library Newspapers Part 1-5
  • 19th Century UK Periodicals Parts 1 & 2
  • The Times Digital Archive 1785-2006
  • The Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822-2006
  • Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2007 
  • Daily Mail Digital Archive 1896-2004 
  • The Independent 1986-2016   
  • Illustrated London News 1842-2003
  • Punch Historical Archive 1841-1992
  • The Telegraph Archive  

Spine Out 

An exciting online magazine for Young Adults, brought to you by the Good Reading team.
It’s a special place for Young Adults (YA’s) to express their ideas and thoughts and to share their creativity in words, art, film or music.


RBdigital (formerly Zinio for Libraries)

Zinio for Libraries has changed its name! Zinio for Libraries is now known as RBdigital. A new easy to use app RBdigital has replaced the existing Zinio for Libraries app. 

  • No loan limits
  • Permanent loan 

Full digitised copies of more than 60 popular magazines titles, including OK! Magazine, New Scientist and Better Homes and Garden. 

View magazines on your computer or mobile device (any platform)

Download the app for your mobile device from iTunes or the Google Play Store.  

Having trouble logging into RBdigital? Try using your existing Zinio for Libraries login or your email address as your username. 

Please contact Library staff if you have any problems accessing the new RBdigital.