NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.
We currently subscribe to Access Australia: Victoria, which provides full access to Image Replica editions of The Age, The Sunday Age and The Herald Sun, in addition to other local newspapers from across Victoria. Click on the buttons to the right to search NewsBank, or to read The Age or The Herald Sun newspapers.
Access Informtaion: You will be able to access NewsBank while connected to the Lowther Hall internet network. If you would like access while offsite or in Remote Learning, please visit our Remote Learning Guide for access information and off-site passwords.
Please note: our current subscription only provides access to news sources from Victoria, Australia, therefore searching by country will not bring up global news items. Please let us know if having access to global news sources is something you are interested in.
Example: A search for “global warming” will find items containing that exact phrase.
Example: A search on Petr*us will find all the items containing Petraeus or Petraus
(a great help for searching despite variations in spelling)
Example: A search on truck* will also search world such as trucks, truckstop, trucking, etc
Example: A search on wom?nwill find items containing woman or women
Example: A search for g??se will find items containing goose or geese