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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Proposed changes make commercial Free TV child unfriendly. February 23, 2015

Free TV Australia is reviewing the Commercial Television Industry Code of Practice (the Code) and seeks public comment. Broadcasters will seek to move the M classification time zone to start at 7.30pm. The new Code proposes the AV (adult violence) classification be dropped, MA15+ programs allowed to be read more »

Increase in teenagers’ screen use a new threat to long-term health February 19, 2015

New research released today (19/2) by Cancer Council Australia and the National Heart Foundation of Australia shows Australian teenagers are spending increasing time in front of electronic devices such as computers, laptops, tablets, video games and TV. Read the media release read more »

Media Release: Commonwealth Bank and AFP join forces to keep kids safe online February 16, 2015

A new partnership between the Australian Federal Police and the Commonwealth Bank will tackle the growing issues of cyberbullying and online exploitation of children, boosting the reach and education efforts of the ThinkUKnow cyber safety program.The ThinkUKnow program helps keep Australian children safe by raising awareness of the risks and read more »

New research - Screen time harms teenagers' sleep February 10, 2015

A study of nearly 10,000 Norwegian 16- to 19-year-olds suggests that the longer a teenager spends using electronic devices such as tablets and smartphones, the worse their sleep will be. More than two hours of screen time after school was strongly linked to both delayed and shorter sleep. read more »

February 10 is Safer Internet Day February 10, 2015

This is an annual international event organized by InSafe to help promote safer and more responsible use of online technologies, especially by young people. More information can be found on the Safer Internet Day website. Information about what Australia is doing for Safe Internet Day can be found on read more »