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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

Conflict of interest review: A Press Council member has been asked to resign after a conflict of interest review. Read more here. 

Press Freedom Medals awarded: Leading journalists Peter Greste and Gerard Ryle win the Council's 2018 Press Freedom Medals. 

Melbourne Press Club: In his first public address, new chair Neville Stevens examines the major challenges facing the media industry, and the Press Council itself. Read the speech here | Watch video.

Latest Adjudications concern articles in Woman's Day magazine and The Sunday Telegraph.

 

 

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