Government releases $5M in funds to help regional publishers through COVID-19 crisis

By Lisa Wachsmuth
April 5 2020 - 7:00pm
Communications MInister Paul Fletcher has today announced critical funding for public interest journalism in COVID-19. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The Morrison Government has heeded calls from regional media owners to release funds from the Regional and Small Publishers Innovation Fund to help them operate through the COVID-19 pandemic.



Lisa Wachsmuth

Deputy Editor

Deputy editor and health reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, covering stories in the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas. For news tips email