The Press Council has ruled News Corp's "intrusive" coverage into the life of Q&A question-asker Duncan Storrar last year was justified and in the public interest.

In May last year just after the 2016 budget, Storrar asked Financial Services Minister Kelly O'Dwyer a question on the ABC's flagship panel show why the government was giving tax cuts to corporations and now low-income earners like himself so he could afford to take his daughters to the movies.