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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.
World Journalism Education Congress
The Press Council's Director of Research and Communications takes part in a gathering of 223 delegates from 43 countries to discuss journalism education and standards of media practice. More details here.
Video recordings of each session of Council’s 40th Anniversary Conference on Press Freedom are now available; useful for journalists, editors, academics, students and media researchers. Click here.