The Queenslander

The Queenslander (newspaper)

Weekly Queensland newspaper with a summary of news and features geared to rural readers of society, sport, literature, theatre, and rural life. Parliamentary and legal affairs, cable and correspondents news were well represented. Sporting matters were reported on and the paper developed an extensive literary and theatrical coverage. From April 1927 the advertisements which had previously appeared on the front page were replaced by a glossy illustrated cover.

As part of the Text Queensland project, the Centre for the Government of Queensland at the University of Queensland and the State Library of Queensland financed the digitisation of The Queenslander for the National Library of Australia's online digitised Historic Australian Newspapers Collection.

Date range: 1866-1939

External website


The Queenslander - Cover