Regional journalism to receive $10 million in federal government support

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated February 8 2022 - 5:01am, first published February 6 2022 - 1:00pm
Communications Minister Paul Fletcher. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The federal government will spend $10 million to support training and jobs for regional journalists in a bid to grow news coverage outside major cities.


Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on

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