When did the Mercury newspaper start in Tasmania?

When did the Mercury newspaper start in Tasmania?

The Saturday Evening Mercury, known locally as the ‘SEM’ was printed and circulated for readers on a Saturday evening from 1954 to 1984, it was replaced in early 1984 by the first Sunday circulations in southern Tasmania, known as the Sunday Tasmanian which still exists today.

What kind of news does the Mercury have?

The Mercury, whether online or in print, seeks to deliver the best daily combination of local news, sport, weather, entertainment and business coverage. Plus each week, The Saturday magazine focuses on great Tasmanian stories and great Tasmanians – the innovative, the inspirational, the colourful, the quirky and the controversial.

How long has the Mercury been the voice of Tasmania?

For over 165 years, the Mercury has been at the forefront of news, public debate and entertainment in Hobart. With its seven day multi-platform operation to both inform and challenge, the Mercury is The Voice of Tasmania.

Where is the Mercury News office in Hobart?

Since early 2013, the Mercury’s Salamanca Square office has hosted the Tasmanian bureaus of The Australian and Sky News. The Mercury’s Hobart offices have also hosted the Tasmanian bureau of Australian Associated Press over many decades.

Tasmanian Family History Society Inc., Hobart Branch. The Mercury newspaper was begun in 1854 at which time it was published twice a week. In 1858 it became a daily newspaper and has been a daily ever since. This data collection contains an index to marriage notices posted in the newspaper from 1854-1962.

Where can I find the Tasmanian Mercury index?

This index is an electronic version of two published compiled indexes – the O’Shea Indexes to The Mercury 1854-1930 and Whitton’s Indexes to The Mercury 1858-1899. Hardcopies of these published indexes are available at the Hobart Branch of the Tasmanian Family History Society.

Who is the editor of the Mercury newspaper?

The Mercury is a daily newspaper, published in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, by Davies Brothers Pty Ltd, part of News Corp Australia and News Corp. The weekend issues of the paper are called Mercury on Saturday and Sunday Tasmanian. The current editor of The Mercury is Jenna Cairney.

Who was Karen in the Hobart Mercury obituary?

10 years of missing you.Karen, David and family. Died peacefully at the R.H.H. Advocate for and member of the disability community of Hobart.A Funny loveable bugger you could depend on. A true friend who will be missed.Sue