Local newspapers

The South Melbourne Record has an index of some 16,000 entries.  The Port Melbourne papers, The Standard and The Tribune have an index which is an on-going project and to date has some 5,000 entries.  Both the St Kilda Advertiser and The Chronicle are also being indexed and the entries number around 2,000. All these indexes are divided into Street/Sites and Biographical (names only).

The Argus newspaper 1846-1857 is now online and can be found at http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper  it is also available on microfilm at the St Kilda Library. This newspaper has an index on microfiche from 1855-1859 and from 1910-1949.  The 1870-1879 index is online at: http://www.nla.gov.au/argus.

Newspapers available on microfilm at the Emerald Hill Heritage Centre:

  • Melbourne Advertiser 1838-1840
  • Standard & Port Phillip Gazetteer 1845
  • Port Phillip Patriot 1840-1848
  • The Argus 1846-1857 (now online)
  • Melbourne Daily News 1848
  • Melbourne Daily News 1851-1858
  • Melbourne Illustrated News 1858-1868
  • Illustrated Melbourne Post 1862-1868
  • St Kilda Chronicle 1882-1890
  • St Kilda Advertiser 1885-1902
  • St Kilda News 1931
  • St Kilda Press 1935, 1936, 1937, 1942 (broken range)
  • News of St Kilda, Balaclava, Elsternwick, Elwood, Ripponlea, Windsor, Gardenvale, Prahran 1947
  • News of West St Kilda, Middle Park, Albert Park 1947
  • News of Prahran, Windsor, Balaclava, St Kilda 1947-1950
  • St Kilda Prahran News 1950
  • The Esplanade Post 1952
  • Times (St Kilda) 1958
  • Southern Cross (Western Edition) 1971-1978
  • Caulfield and St Kilda Leader 1993- 1994
  • Port Phillip Leader 1994
  • South Melbourne Record 1868-1976
  • Sandridge Reporter and Hobson’s Bay Advertiser 1870-1874
  • South Melbourne Citizen 1883-1894
  • Port Melbourne Standard 1884-1920
  • Port Melbourne Tribune 1889-1894
  • The Torch 1971-1972
  • South Port Voice 1976-1977
  • Emerald Hill and Sandridge Times 1978-1986
  • Emerald Hill, Sandridge and St Kilda Times 1986-1994

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