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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. 

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Latest News

Appointment of new Chair
The Press Council has appointed Neville Stevens AO as its new Chair, effective 18 January 2018. Read more here. Read a bio of the new Chair.

New member
InDaily, a South Australia digital news publication, has joined the Press Council as one of some 900 mastheads who adhere to our aims and Standards of Practice. Click here for details.

Latest Adjudications
New adjudications concern material published as a letter to the editor in the Manningham Leader and the privacy implications of an item on news.com.au  showing a photo of a car accident victim.


                 

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