Australian Council on Children and the Media

Screen time: What's happening in our homes? June 21, 2017

The latest Australian Child Health Poll Screen time: what's happening in our homes? was released today.

The poll found that almost all Australian teenagers, two-thirds of primary school-aged children and one-third of preschoolers own their own tablet or smartphone. Many children also have their own social media accounts and are using devices with a lack of supervision. A significant finding was that almost half of children use screens at bedtime, with one in four children reporting sleep associated sleep problems.

Click here to download the full report.