Historical information

The Sunbury News Office was established by the Boardman family initially in Brook Street closer to the station. In 1880 Arthur Boardman opened a bookshop and news agency and in 1882, he printed the first issue of the Sunbury News.The building was on the SW corner of Brook and O'Shanassy Streets. Members of the Boardman family also ran the adjacent business.


The Sunbury News was the local paper for residents until the late 1960s

Physical description

A non-digital black and white photograph with a cream border of a weatherboard news office building with six men standing the front. Three of the men are wearing white aprons. An attached building with a verandah is on the RHS of the office building.