Australian Council on Children and the Media
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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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Are our TV & film classifications adequate? And what about Netflix? July 13, 2017

Professor Elizabeth Handsley, President of ACCM, was interviewed on this topic by Dee Dee Dunleavy and Peter Stubbs on the Talking Lifestyle Breakfast show on 12 July 2017. Listen to the interview here She also spoke to Ali Clarke on the same topic on the Morning Show on ABC local read more »

Read the latest E-Bulletin July 6, 2017

The ACCM E-Bulletin 6 July 2017 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 »

ACCM Helpline closing: other contact options more effective June 29, 2017

ACCM’s national freecall Helpline has been phased out from June 30, as most customers prefer to contact us by email or social media. If you have any feedback, questions or requests for help, please go to the Contact us page on this website or find us on Facebook. read more »

Screen time: What's happening in our homes? June 21, 2017

The latest Australian Child Health Poll Screen time: what's happening in our homes? was released today. The poll found that almost all Australian teenagers, two-thirds of primary school-aged children and one-third of preschoolers own their own tablet or smartphone. Many children also have their own social media accounts and read more »

Violence in the Media - a selection of video recordings from our conference in 2016 June 15, 2017

On Monday 18th July, 2016, the Australian Council on Children and the Media partnered with the Children and Families Research Centre at Macquarie University to present a one day conference in Sydney on Violence in the Media. Generation Next produced the following video recording of a selection of the presentations including: read more »