eMagazines and eNewspapers

Browse eMagazines and eNewspapers from Australia and beyond

Discover the latest magazines and newspapers online at any time using our range of apps and platforms below. All you need is your library membership! Not a member yet? Join online here.

For further details, contact our Collections and Information Services Librarian or call 9911 6312.

Gale OneFile

Gale OneFile: News provides access to newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields. Includes Australian News Limited and Fairfax newspapers. 

Gale OneFile: Australia and New Zealand provides access to comprehensive periodical content with a focus on Australia and New Zealand, complemented by global news, reference, and multimedia coverage.

Good Reading Online

Good Reading Online is an Australian resource with information on 'everything about books', including thousands of easy-to-read independent book reviews and interesting Australian and international articles, author profiles, stories on writers' houses, bookshops, short stories, book trivia and more.

Good Reading for Kids

Good Reading for Kids is a fun and inspiring online magazine for primary school kids and is aimed at enabling creativity and encouraging a love of reading. It's full of writing, arts and crafts, book reviews, films and interactive activities. If you are aged 7-12 you can send content to get published in the magazine!

Good Reading for Young Adults

Good Reading for Young Adults is an exciting online magazine for young adults! It includes awesome multimedia content such as writing, book reviews, short films, music, art, photography and so much more! If you are aged 12-19 you can send us your stuff to get published in the magazine!

National Geographic Virtual Library

National Geographic Virtual Library is a cross-searchable platform for research insight from journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery. 


Newsbank features more than 650 news sources from across Australia and is essential for any researcher whose work intersects with modern Australian history. This fully searchable online resource offers the complete text of thousands of news articles, editorials, obituaries, classifieds and more. Coverage for most titles starts in the 1980s, 1990s or 2000s and continues through the present day. Access Australia includes influential news sources from every state and territory, including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian and The Daily Telegraph

Overdrive eLibrary 24/7 and Libby

OverDrive eLibrary 24/7 features a carefully selected range of genres of digital content in eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines for our library members. You can access the OverDrive collection via the Libby app, which is available to download from the App Store or Google Play. When logging into OverDrive or Libby, you will also need to provide your full date of birth (ddmmyyyy) as a PIN.


Download the app, read and explore favourite titles from around the world.

PressReader connects you with the stories you love from 5000+ premium publications around the world, 100+ countries and 60+ languages. Get all-you-can-read newspapers and magazines to keep informed, entertained and inspired every day. To download, you will need to be in a PressReader WiFi Hotspot such as our libraries.

Once you have downloaded the app from the App Store or Google Play, you will receive seven days' radiant access on any mobile device whenever you have a WiFi connection. Any customer who accesses City of Canada Bay public WiFi receives 48 hours of downloads.

A library member can always browse (not download) this site from your home PCs and laptops by signing in with your library card number and date of birth (DDMMYYYY) directly on the PressReader website.

Set-up instructions for accessing PressReader via the Library's WiFi

  1. Connect your smartphone or tablet to authenticated WiFi 
  2. Download PressReader from app store or go to PressReader
  3. Launch PressReader, pick your title and enjoy reading!

The Economist on PressReader

The Economist is now available on PressReader:

  • The Economist can be accessed via PressReader remotely and you do not need to visit the library to view/download the publication
  • Downloaded issues of The Economist will expire after 24 hours. No restrictions apply when reading directly off the PressReader platform.

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