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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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Why all gambling ads during sporting matches should be banned March 21, 2017

The advertising of gambling during sports matches is becoming more frequent. For example, it has been reported that more than one-in-six ads shown during AFL matches are gambling-related.Now the Turnbull Government is reported to be considering banning the advertising of gambling during televised sporting broadcasts. Gambling expert, Dr Christopher Hunt from the University of Sydney supports read more »

Read the latest E-Bulletin March 16, 2017

The ACCM E-Bulletin 16 March 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 »

Cyberhate with Tara Moss screening at 9.30pm, Wednesday 15 March on ABC March 14, 2017

The internet has given the world a voice. Why do some use their voice to shame, bully and brutalise? What does it mean for human nature, democracy and the future? In Cyberhate with Tara Moss, a documentary produced by The Full Box for ABC TV, Tara Moss investigates online abuse, read more »

Does Australia's classification system suit the needs of your family? March 9, 2017

This is your chance to tell us whether Australia's classification system for films and games suits your family's needs. Australia's present classification system for movies and games uses the classifications G, PG, M, MA15+ and R18+. All except R18+ are about suitability for people under and over the age of read more »

New Carly’s Law to protect young Australians online March 6, 2017

The Minister for Justice, The Hon Michael Keenan MP, has announced that young Australians will have greater protection from the vile grooming of online predators under tough new laws to be introduced by the Australian Government. An evolved version of Carly’s Law will make it a crime for an adult to read more »