The Australian Press Council has issued Advisory Guidelines on a number of issues. Along with the Statements of Principles and Specific Standards, they form the Council’s Standards of Practice.
The current Advisory Guidelines are listed below in alphabetical order of topic.
- Advertorials (no. 266)
- Ambit Claims (no. 24 and no. 127)
- Asylum Seekers (no. 288)
- Bias accusations (no. 15)
- Disability (no. 18 and no. 91)
- Drugs and drug addiction (no. 246ii)
- Elections (March 2009)
- Government order to publish (no. 43)
- Health and medical matters (no. 245)
- Image alteration (no. 220)
- Letters to the editor (May 2009)
- Nazi concentration camps (no. 289)
- Opinion polls (no. 246(iv))
- Politicians denying access (no. 203 and no. 221)
- Race reporting (no. 248)
- Reader-based articles in lifestyle magazines (Sept 2002)
- Recalls of goods (no. 246(iii))
- Religious terms (no. 261)
- Selection of newsworthy stories (no. 143)
- Suppression of names (no. 50 and no. 53)
- Witness payments (no. 264)
There are also ‘Standards of Practice’ for suicide reporting, issued on 2 August 2011 and available here.