Local History

Bourke Western Herald

Search Bourke Western Herald 1788-1970 - if you cannot see the the search box, click on 'Show advanced search" on the right of the screen.

Browse Bourke Western Herald 1788-1970 - to browse the Western Herald, move your cursor over the date at the top of the page, then click on previous or next, or click on browse issues to find a paper from another date.

ANZAC Slideshows

Library staff have put together these tributes to the men and women of Bourke & District who served in the two World Wars.

History of Bourke Volumes

The 13 volumes of the History of Bourke are now available through our website. We are still in the process of editing these volumes, but want to make them available now as they are. If you find a mistake, please let us know by emailing us.