Many databases are available (for free) via local public libraries. Some school libraries may have a subscription to a range of databases.
Please ask you teacher librarian for more information.
If your school is a subscriber, you can login via your school catalogue, Oliver, and access the databases directly.
EBSCO databases- a selection
GALE databases-a selection
State Library NSW- Residents of NSW can register for a free library card to access the eresources provided by the library. These resources include newspapers, magazines, journal articles and encyclopedias
Trove: Australian and online resources including books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more.