'Incredibly important': Barnaby Joyce says regional media is vital for the community as newspapers face newsprint price shock

Olivia Ireland
By Olivia Ireland
Updated May 3 2022 - 7:16am, first published 3:00am
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce acknowledges "the fourth estate are incredibly important" but has stopped short of committing to support regional newspapers with emergency funding.

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Olivia Ireland

Olivia is a reporter for the Canberra Times. She has covered local news, arts, education and business and is beginning her rotation with Federal Politics. Olivia started as an intern in August 2021 and began her career with the Times after completing her studies in November 2021.

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