The Evening News (Rockhampton)

The Evening News was a newspaper published in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.


This newspaper commenced on 3 January 1863 as the Northern Argus.[1] It was published three times a week by Arthur Leslie Bourcicault.[2] The editor was William Herbert Robison.[3]

From 1 January 1875, it was published as the Daily Northern Argus.[1] It was published daily by Arthur Leslie Bourcicault.[4] The editor was Francis Hodgson Nixon.[3]

From 2 January 1897, it was merged with the Record and was published as the Daily Record.[4][1]

From 31 July 1922, it was published as The Evening News. The publisher was Walter Sewell Buzacott. The last issue was on 31 July 1941.[1][5]


The paper has been digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program of the National Library of Australia.[6][7]


  1. ^ a b c d Daily record, Rockhampton Newspaper Company, 1897, retrieved 23 January 2014
  2. ^ Northern argus, Arthur L. Bourcicault, 1800, retrieved 23 January 2014
  3. ^ a b "Arthur Leslie Bourcicault". AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource. Retrieved 22 January 2014.
  4. ^ a b The Daily northern argus, Arthur Leslie Bourcicault, 1875, retrieved 23 January 2014
  5. ^ The Evening news, Walter Sewell Buzacott, 1922, retrieved 23 January 2014
  6. ^ "Newspaper and magazine titles". Trove. Retrieved 9 October 2014.
  7. ^ "Newspaper Digitisation Program". Trove. Retrieved 9 October 2014.

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