'Crisis response' call from Labor to save local newspapers

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
April 29 2022 - 7:30pm
Newsprint costs are set to rise, amid calls for the government to step up assistance to publishers of regional newspapers. Picture Getty Images

Labor will seek Coalition cooperation for emergency support to publishers of regional newspapers as they face a "terminal threat".

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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 journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections, Defence, public service and international governance.