Parliamentary inquiry finds Australian government must better support local and regional news

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated March 23 2022 - 8:21am, first published 6:30am

Vital sources of local news should be better supported by government and outdated media legislation amended, a parliamentary inquiry has found.

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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.