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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 Adjudications
New adjudications concern privacy implications of an item on news.com.au  showing a photo of a car accident victim and another item in the NT News about the death of two young men in a road accident.

Press Council appointments
Press Council has made three new appointments and said farewell to a valued industry member who is stepping down. Read more.

 

                 

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