THE Federal Government faces an uphill battle to get its media bill through Parliament, as the influential National Party MP Paul Neville said yesterday that he would not support it without significant changes.

Mr Neville, who chairs the federal Coalition’s backbench communications committee, wants laws introduced that would stop one company from owning a television station, radio station and newspaper in “major provincial markets” such as Cairns, Dubbo and Albury. FULL STORY SMH