Australian Council on Children and the Media
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Australian Council on Children and the Media

Promoting healthy choices and stronger voices in children’s media

The Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM), incorporating Young Media Australia, is a unique national community organisation whose members share a strong commitment to the promotion of the healthy development of Australian children. Their particular interest and expertise is in the role that media experiences play in that development.

The Australian Council on Children and the Media promotes healthy choices and stronger voices in children’s media and is a comprehensive source of information about children and the media.

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Maleficent Free Fall - Disney

Maleficent Free Fall is a match three puzzle adventure game based on Disney’s live action film Maleficent.
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