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

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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.
24 June 2014


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New book: Children's wellbeing in the media age July 20, 2015

Children's wellbeing in the media age:Multidisciplinary perspectives from the Harvard-Australia Symposium. Elizabeth Handsley, Colin MacDougall and Michael Rich (eds). Federation Press 2015  Children, from infancy through adolescence, now spend more time consuming media content than they do in school, with parents or engaging in any activity read more »

Classification included in Senate Inquiry into personal choice July 9, 2015

On 25 June 2015, the Senate referred an Inquiry into Personal Choice and Community Impacts to the Senate Economics References Committee for inquiry and report by 13 June 2016. The inquiry is looking into the economic and social impact of legislation, policies or Commonwealth guidelines introduced to restrict personal choice 'for read more »

ACCM President becomes Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law July 6, 2015

ACCM President, Professor Elizabeth Handsley has been admitted as a Fellow of the  Australian Academy of Law ( AAL). The AAL is a broadly based body, comprising individuals of exceptional distinction in the discipline of law who are committed to the advancement of that discipline and to justice read more »

Australia's first Children's eSafety Commissioner July 2, 2015

Australia’s first Children’s eSafety Commissioner, Alastair MacGibbon, has commenced work. Alastair heads the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner—responsible for leading online safety education for Australian children and young people, protecting them when they experience serious cyberbullying and managing complaints about offensive or illegal online content. More information on the read more »

Parent seminar - Marketing to children: Resisting the pressure June 29, 2015

This seminar will be held at Highgate School, Highgate, South Australia at 7.30 pm on Wednesday 19 August 2015. More information read more »