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Australian study finds children increasingly in front of screens as they get older September 20, 2016

Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC), run by Australian Institute of Family Studies shows that children are spending more time on front of their devices as they get older, with those aged 12 to 13 staring at screens for at least three hours a day. The study has tracked 4,000 children read more »

NSW Legislative Council commends ACCM for Violence in the Media conference September 12, 2016

On 10 August, the Hon Greg Donnelly moved the motion “Violence and the Media Conference” in the Parliament of NSW Legislative Council. The motion which  was passed by the Council, read in part: That this House acknowledges and congratulates the Australian Council on Children and the Media and the Children read more »

ACCM's app review service Know before You Load receives an award September 6, 2016

The National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) gives Play Your Part Awards  for "Inspiring prevention initiatives". ACCM's Know Before You Load (KBYL) app review service will be presented with an award on Wednesday 7 September. KBYL includes the Children and Gambling Watch List, read more »

National eSmart Week 5-9 September 2016 September 5, 2016

National eSmart Week is an initiative developed by the Alannah & Madeline Foundation, in partnership with Telstra Foundation.During National eSmart Week schools and libraries across Australia to showcase their commitment to cyber safety - last year more than 550 organisations took part in the week. Read more on the read more »

Australian Office of the eSafety Commissioner reports on a year of achievement. July 26, 2016

A year after its establishment on 1 July 2015, the Office of the eSafety Commissioner has issued an online report on its achievements. Read the report Read the media release read more »