The National Library of Australia has been busy digitising newspapers, and a large amount is available in Trove. Click on ‘Digitised Newspapers and More’ to be able to conduct a keyword search or an advanced search.
Trove is a free database containing a huge amount of digitised archival information in various formats. To allow this great work to continue you can donate to Trove.
For the Mid West researchers the following papers are now available online:
Geraldton Guardian 1906-1928, 1948-1950. Geraldton Guardian and Express 1929-1947, Inquirer 1840-1855 and The Inquirer and Commercial News 1855-1901.