Australian Council on Children and the Media
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ACCM

The Australian Council on Children and the Media provides evidence-based reviews, information and advocacy to support healthy media choices for children. ACCM is national, not-for-profit  and reliant on community support. You can help

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Read the latest E-Bulletin February 23, 2017

The ACCM E-Bulletin 23 February is now available. Read it here. Sign up to receive the fortnightly E-Bulletin  on Facebook or with the form on our Contact page read more »

Australian food industry failing to self-regulate junk food ads to children February 20, 2017

A new study by Cancer Council NSW and the University of Sydney  has found no reduction in unhealthy food and drink advertisements on television during children’s peak viewing times, despite voluntary self-regulatory initiatives introduced by the food industry in 2009.The study has found that children are being exposed to read more »

It’s time to change to age-based classification! February 16, 2017

ACCM has for some time been arguing for an age-based classification system based on child development. Find out more about this and how you can take action. read more »

Changes to Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner February 13, 2017

The Turnbull Government has introduced new legislation which it claims will enhance online safety for all Australians.The Enhancing Online Safety for Children Amendment Bill will rename the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner to the Office of the eSafety Commissioner, to broaden the general functions of the office to cover read more »

Today is Safer Internet Day 2017 February 7, 2017

February 7 is Safer Internet Day for 2017. The Office of the eSafety Commissioner has a number of special resources to help celebrate the day and take action to keep children safer online. read more »