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13 January 2015


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New research report: Aussie teens and kids online February 8, 2016

In an update to a 2014 report Aussie teens online, the ACMA (Australian Communications and Media Authority) and the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner have released new research on behaviour and trends of Australian teens online. Read the research snapshot read more »

Children's eSafety Commissioner releases first six-month report January 19, 2016

Australia's first Children’s eSafety Commissioner, Alastair MacGibbon, has released a six-month report on the investigations conducted by his office. It shows an alarming rise in the numbers of young people creating fake Facebook and Instagram accounts to send malicious or sexually inappropriate messages to others. Although the main target age read more »

Australian parents say that too much screen time is the biggest health concern for children December 3, 2015

Sixty percent of the respondents to the Australian Child Health Poll, conducted by Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital named excessive screen time as their main child health concern. Other chief concerns were obesity, lack of physical activity, having an unhealthy diet and bullying. Read the chief findings from the poll read more »

Federal MPs oppose new Free TV Code and move to earlier M and MA15+ November 25, 2015

The new Free TV code that will allow M-rated programs to air earlier is facing resistance from the Federal Government backbench. Under the new code which comes into effect on 1 December, programs rated M will be able to start from 7:30pm, an hour earlier than the current rule, and  read more »

Helping your children deal with tragic events November 16, 2015

The era of 24-hour news brings traumatic events such as those in Paris directly into our homes. Children can be badly affected by hearing and seeing what has happened. For some help in dealing with this read the ACCM parent guide: Children and disaster coverage in the media: read more »