Regional journalism cadetships awarded
The Morrison Government has announced
the successful recipients under the first round of the Regional and Small
Publishers Cadetships Program.
Minister for Communications and the Arts
Mitch Fifield said $1.78 million was being shared between 41 media
organisations across Australia, from the tiny NSW town of Tumut to Mareeba in
The grants will help budding journalists
develop invaluable career skills in media organisations and enhance public
interest journalism in regional and remote areas.
“This funding is important to ensure the
journalism profession continues to attract Australia’s best and brightest
individuals, and encourage them to stay working in regional communities,”
Minister Fifield said.
“Many smaller media organisations are
struggling to adapt to the rapidly changing media environment and these grants
will help them navigate the challenges this presents.”
A number of high quality applications
were received under the program, and this has allowed the Government to fund a
diverse range of opportunities.
information, including a full list of successful grant recipients, visit: www.communications.gov.au/regionalinnovation
Authorised by Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, Liberal Party of Australia, Parliament House, Canberra.