Labor backs 'crisis response' for regional newspapers facing 80 per cent jump in newsprint costs

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated April 29 2022 - 9:57am, first published 9:48am
Labor has described a steep rise in newsprint costs as "a terminal threat to local newspapers already on a knife-edge".

Labor will seek Coalition cooperation for emergency support to publishers of regional newspapers as they face an imminent "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 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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