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
ISBN: 9781742226712
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.

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

Click here to download a file of sample pages from this book. 
Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive. The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s.
Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.


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