Australian Council on Children and the Media
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ACCM

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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Read the latest E-Bulletin January 16, 2018

The ACCM E-Bulletin 16 January 2018 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 »

Apple shareholders call for Apple to act on children and mobile phones January 9, 2018

Apple has been asked to take urgent action to deal with children's smartphone addiction, amid fears that phone use and social media could be damaging the young generation who often spend hours on their phones every day. Two Apple shareholders, New York-based Jana Partners and the California State read more »

AMA call for ban on advertising junk food to children January 8, 2018

In a position statement released on 7 January, the Australian Medical Association has called for a number of measures to combat the growing obesity problem in Australia. These include a tax on sugary drinks and a ban on the advertising of junk foods to children. The paper states that, 'Advertising read more »

Read the latest E-Bulletin December 19, 2017

The ACCM E-Bulletin 18 December 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 »

UK report says digital habits start young and impact the journey to adulthood December 7, 2017

The newly released report Digital Childhood – Addressing Childhood Development Milestones in the Digital Environment considers how growing up in the digital environment directly impacts on a child’s development trajectory. It concludes that a managed route from infancy to adulthood is as important in the digital environment as it is read more »