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Hocking and Company Pty. Ltd. was a publishing company based in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. It was founded in 1896 by Sidney Edwin Hocking.


It published the daily newspaper The Kalgoorlie Miner . The company maintained a lengthy relationship with the goldfields community as publisher and local patron of community activities. [1]

The Hocking family kept the company operational until selling it to The West Australian in 1970. [2] [3] [4]


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  1. King, Norma (1995), The voice of the goldfields : 100 years of the Kalgoorlie miner, Hocking & Co, ISBN   978-0-86778-057-4
  2. Kirkpatrick, Rod (1 April 2005), Hocking Family Struck a Rich Newspaper Lode at Kalgoorlie , retrieved 29 November 2018
  3. Hocking, Sidney Jack Finn; Jeffery, Chris, 1926- (1976), [Interview with Sidney Jack Hocking, journalist] , retrieved 29 November 2018CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. "A Kalgoorlie Wedding". Kalgoorlie Western Argus . VI (300). Western Australia. 23 August 1900. p. 10. Retrieved 29 November 2018 via National Library of Australia.