Australian Golf Digest acknowledges the Standards of Practice as noted by the Australian Press Council https://www.presscouncil.org.au/uploads/52321/ufiles/GENERAL_PRINCIPLES_-_July_14.pdf
1. Accuracy and Clarity
1.1. Australian Golf Digest will ensure that factual material in published material is accurate and not misleading, and is distinguishable for other material such as opinion.
2.1. Staff must not reproduce material written or photographed by another without correct attribution or acknowledgement.
3. Copy Approval
3.1. Australian Golf Digest does not give contributors or advertisers the right to copy approval.
4.1. Australian Golf Digest does not use content or images from third party sources without obtaining the necessary permissions or authorisations.
5.1. Any person may lodge a complaint about material published by Australia Golf Digest.
5.2. Please refer to our Australian Golf Digest Complaints Policy.
5.3. Complaints may be lodged via email or post.
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Post: Australian Golf Digest, PO Box 3053, Merewether NSW 2291 Australia
5.4. Should you feel that your complaint has not been addressed via our internal complaints policy, then we direct you to lodge a complaint with the Australian Press Council https://www.presscouncil.org.au/making-a-complaint/.
6.1. Subject to legal advice, Australian Golf Digest has a commitment to provide a correction or other adequate remedial action if published material is significantly inaccurate or misleading.
7.1. No details of a person’s race, nationality, colour, religion, marital status, sex, sexual preferences, or physical or mental illness or disability will be included in published material unless it is relevant.
8. Fairness and Balance
8.1. Australian Golf Digest will ensure that factual material is presented with reasonable fairness and balance, and that writer’s expressions of opinion are not based on significantly inaccurate factual material or omission of key facts.
9. Integrity and Transparency
9.1. Australian Golf Digest will avoid publishing material which has been gathered by deceptive or unfair means.
9.2. Australian Golf Digest will ensure that conflicts of interest are avoided or adequately disclosed, and that they do not influence published material.
10.1. Australian Golf Digest will avoid intruding on a person’s reasonable expectation of privacy, unless doing so is sufficiently in the public interest.
10.2. Australian Gold Digest will avoid causing or contributing materially to substantial offence, distress or prejudice, or a substantial risk to health or safety, unless doing so is sufficiently in the public interest.
8th May 2020