Information about programs to support a diverse and sustainable media broadcasting industry.
The Government supports a diverse and sustainable media sector. It also recognises that quality news and public interest journalism play an important role in the functioning of Australian society and democracy and is essential to keeping communities informed.
Regional and Local Newspaper Publishers Program
This program supports eligible print publishers with the increasing costs of print publishing, enabling them to continue to provide core news content to local communities across Australia.
The Journalist Fund aims to support regional news businesses to hire new cadet journalists to produce locally relevant core news content in regional areas.
Community Broadcasting Program
The Australian Government provides community broadcasting services with financial support through the Community Broadcasting Program (CBP). The CBP is administered by the Community Broadcasting Foundation.