Australian newspapers are indexed (and may link to full-text) in the following Monash and open source databases:
Rare Books on the first floor of the Matheson Library (Clayton campus) has a rich collection of historical magazines and some newspapers.
Trove - the National Library of Australia has digitised many historical Australian newspapers that are searchable. Some titles go back to the early colonial period. None are more recent than 1955.
TVNews indexes Australian television news, current affairs and selected documentaries from the free-to-air networks with links to the video content. All individual stories are indexed with a detailed synopsis. TVNews enables the searching, browsing, tracking and alerting of television events/items and programs. It is updated daily.