Online Resources


Echo Online

Information content is drawn from three major Australian newspapers and the Internet. Regular issue outlines are also published. For each issue arguments for and against (as put forward by journalists and commentators) are set out. In addition there are links to vetted relevant documents and sites on the Internet, including relevant video in the form of news, comment and analysis clips.
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State Library of Victoria

To access the online databases




Explore Victoria’s social, political and cultural history with original documents and images. Plus learn how to improve your research skills, plan and write an essay, reduce stress and prepare for exams. 


An encyclopedia of pro and con arguments and quotes on critical issues



Inside A Dog

A site all about books for teen readers. Here you can find great reads, share book reviews and read authors’ thoughts about writing and reading and discuss book news and hot topics in blogs and forums.


The Inkys are international awards for teenage literature, voted for online by the readers of

Between the Lines

Boys Read

Cool Reads

Fantastic Fiction

Information on over 350,000 books and bibliographies for over 30,000 authors