The Press Directory of Australia and New Zealand
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (326 pages)
Author: N. Roberts & E. Sommerland
Year: (1958) 2009
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
Compiled and published in 1958 (14th edition) by Country Press Ltd., Newspaper House, Sydney. For each of the Australian states and territories and for New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, the book gives three main types of information:
- Statistics: a summary of the area, population, and industries
- A short description of the capital city and provincial towns
- A very comprehensive list of the daily, weekly, sectional, magazines and periodical papers; including the year of establishment, cost, format of the paper, address and telephone number
Population, town 2500, incl. district 5000. 192 m. S. of Perth by rail. Altitude, 840ft.
LOCAL FACILITIES.Town water supply, electricity 240 A.C. Aerodrome. Market Day, Wed. Show, October. Swimming, golf, football, tennis, cricket, shooting. State School. Convent.
INDUSTRIES. Wheat (3,000,000 bus.), wool, oats, flour mills, cattle, bricks, agricultural machinery.
WAGIN ARGUS. Est. 1905. Prop. A. De M. Absolon. Tel. 1. Thurs. (press, Wed.). 4d. 6 cols., 18in. x 11 ems. 8pp. Stereos.
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