The Daily Standard (Brisbane)

The Daily Standard was a newspaper published in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from 1912 to 1936. The newspaper was closely affiliated with the Australian Labor Party.[1]

The newspaper was published from its first edition on Tuesday, 10 December 1912 through to its 7322nd edition on Tuesday, 7 July 1936. One of its strongest supporters was Richard Sumner who actively promoted and put up his personal assets as a financial guarantee for it. Sumner was a board member for many years and chairman for several years.[2]

The editors of The Daily Standard included:

Contributors to The Daily Standard included:


The paper has been digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program of the National Library of Australia.[3][4]


  1. Catalogue entry in National Library of Australia
  2. ""Dick" Sumner Goes to his Rest". The Daily Standard. Brisbane: National Library of Australia. 11 June 1927. p. 1. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  3. "Newspaper and magazine titles". Trove. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  4. "Newspaper Digitisation Program". Trove. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
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