(1898– ; vols. 1–14, 1898–1910 as Union Conference Record ; vols. 15–90, 1911–1985 as Australasian Record ; vols. 91–92 as South Pacific Record ; superseded The Gleaner; published weekly, 49 issues per year; 1993 circulation, c. 25,500; files in Review and Herald; published at Signs Publishing Company, Warburton, Victoria, Australia). Official organ of the South Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists. In 1953 alternate issues were increased from eight to 16 pages, and the subtitle “and Advent World Survey” was added. This increased paging was to permit inclusion of material from the Review and Herald. In March 1968 each issue was increased to 16 pages. The Gleaner , the first Seventh-day Adventist church paper in the Australasian Union Conference, was a duplicated form,...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.