Regional news needs subscribers to thrive, parliamentary inquiry hears

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated January 28 2022 - 3:31am, first published January 27 2022 - 5:30pm

An inquiry into the health of regional newspapers in Australia has been told more support is needed to encourage public interest journalism and that for regional news to thrive "people need to be willing to pay for it".


Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

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