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If the newspaper referred to your son and/or used a photo of him in a way that implied he was drunk or otherwise behaving badly in a way that he was not, then you very likely have grounds for a defamation case against the newspaper.
If that is the case then you could potentially take legal action to recover compensation, or to order them to publish an apology.
How much damages you might recover will depend on the extent to which the article has damaged your son's reputation.
To pursue such a claim you will need to engage a lawyer familiar with defamation law and if you need help locating such a lawyer contact the Queensland Law Society as they can refer you to suitable lawyers in your area.
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