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Australian Press Council

The Australian Press Council was established in 1976 and is responsible for promoting good standards of media practice, community access to information of public interest, and freedom of expression through the media.

The Press Council is also the principal body with responsibility for responding to complaints about Australian newspapers, magazines and associated digital outlets. 

40th Anniversary Conference  

 
 
 

 


40th Anniversary Conference!  
The Press Council's 4-5 May conference in Sydney was a major success. Some 150 delegates spent two full days addressing the major challenges facing journalism today. Media releaseClick here for photos. 

Reminder to editors on APC Guideline on reporting elections
Press Council Chair David Weisbrot issues reminder to editors on APC responsible election reporting advisory guidelines. Click here to read the media release. Click here for the guideline.

Adjudications
The latest adjudications concern reporting in Moorabool News about a dog attack and associated court costs and reporting in The Age about an apparent murder-suicide overseas. 

 

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