MELBOURNE HERALD - Bound Newspapers
- 1864 (Creation)
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(1849 - 1990)
In January 1849 The Melbourne Morning Herald (previously The Port Phillip Herald) was created.
The newspaper changed its name several times before settling on The Herald from 8 September 1855.
On the 20th December 1986, The Herald in Melbourne published its final Saturday issue. It was Australia’s last evening newspaper.
In February 1987, the company publishing The Herald and Weekly Times Limited was purchased by Rupert Murdoch through his company News Limited.
The Herald Sun was established in 1990 as an amalgam of the afternoon daily, The Herald, and the morning daily, The Sun News-Pictorial.
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