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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

Australian Press Council launches its first Reconciliation Action Plan  
The Press Council has launched its first-ever Reconciliation Action Plan, documenting strategies the organisation will employ to promote understanding and reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian. Read the Media release here.

Teaching materials for journalism schools
The Press Council has released a new package of teaching materials about its Standards of Practice and adjudications, for use in university journalism schools. Have a look at the downloadable package here.

Adjudications
Latest Press Council adjudications concern reporting in the Parramatta Advertiser on the events leading to a man’s suicide and an article published by Daily Mail  Australia about a prominent TV personality.
 

                 

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