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The Australian Press Council has guidelines related to published stories. It does not lay down rules but has principle that relate to complaints here The Press Council says in the first 2 of 9 points 1. Publications should take reasonable steps to ensure reports are accurate, fair and balanced. They should not deliberately mislead or misinform readers either by omission or commission. 2. Where it is established that a serious inaccuracy has been published, a publication should promptly correct the error, giving the correction due prominence.”

Step 1 is to contact the editor or publication about the offending story or bias. Contact details for the main media outlets in Australia are as follows;

News –  Online contact form

Fairfax –  SMH The Age

If you do not get any satisfaction there then;

Step 2 is to contact the press council. An overview on how to complain to them is here. an online complaint form here or alternatively their contact details here.

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