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Australian Press Council chair resigns

Australian Press Council chair David Weisbrot has announced his resignation after fierce media criticism of the Council's decision to appoint Indigenous activist Carla McGrath as a public member.

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Press Council condemns Australian press freedom erosions

The Australian Press Council is calling on media to stand firm against the alarming erosion of access to information, privacy and protection of sources.

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Australian Press Council scholarship to prepare freelancers for war zones

Applications sought for scholarship in hostile environments safety training

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David Weisbrot, chair of the Australian Press Council

Since taking over as chair of the Australian Press Council in March, Professor David Weisbrot has proved an 
energetic and outspoken supporter of journalism at a time of great challenges to the industry.

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Press Council honours Greste and Ryle

Journalists Peter Greste and Gerard Ryle recognised on World Press Freedom Day 

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Press Council appoints new chair

The Australian Press Council has appointed former senior federal bureaucrat Neville Stevens as its new chair.

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Greste alliance presses Canberra on rights

 The Alliance for Journalists' Freedom calls for Australia to use its UN Human Rights Commission leverage as global press freedom trends downwards.

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Legal Update for Journalists - 2013 Press Freedom Report

Melbourne Press Club committee member and senior partner at Minter Ellison, Peter Bartlett, has written a review of events in media law as part of the 2013 Walkley Press Freedom Report. Here is his summary of how media law is developing.

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2019 Perkin Award Finalists

See the finalists list for the 44th Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year award

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2019 Quill Awards Finalists

See the full list of 2019 Quill award finalists

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