MP pushes for funding to save local newspapers

MEMBER for Murray Helen Dalton has called on both state and federal governments to urgently subsidise regional newspapers, saying older residents are being left in the dark during the Covid-19 crisis.

“At least 14 regional papers have stopped printing since the start of Covid-19 restrictions, including the excellent Broken Hill Paper (Barrier Daily Truth) and Mildura paper (Sunraysia Daily),” Mrs Dalton said

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