The Armidale Express – established in 1856 – is the third oldest newspaper in New South Wales.
Each weekday morning, a wrap up of the main stories lands in the inboxes of our readers signed up to receive our emails. We also offer breaking news emails covering the top stories across the region.
Published weekly, the print edition is available through local newsagents. The paper is well supported by the strong online presence, with a key focus on breaking news.
Armidale is a university city and hub of the New England region. It boasts a market rich in agriculture, education and the arts. It is the home of New England fine and superfine wool and its rich agricultural base also includes beef cattle. The head offices for the Poll Hereford, Angus, Murray Grey and Charolais Breed Societies are found in Armidale, with strong links to the Agricultural Research services of The University of New England. Armidale is also home to the federal government’s Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority.
The university – the first established in regional NSW – attracts students from all over the world. Together with the three major boarding schools – New England Girls’ School, Presbyterian Ladies’ College and The Armidale School (which have been established for more than 100 years in the city), – they form a strong centre of excellence in education.
The city, rich in culture and the arts, is home to the New England Regional Art Museum, which houses two of Australia’s finest art collections – the Hinton and Coventry Collections.
Armidale, located on the New England Highway, also has a burgeoning tourism industry.
The Express website is an easy access online news service which covers local news and human interest stories of this community as well as local sporting events and other feature stories.
The website enables us to offer even more news of the region, and further afield as it happens in a single, easily accessible location. You don't even need to leave your home to read the news.