Australian Council on Children and the Media
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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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Statement on young children and digital technologies launched at the 2018 ECA National Conference September 22, 2018

 Early Childhood Australia (ECA) has launched an important statement which recognises the increasing role of interactive and digital technologies in the lives of young children. The Statement, developed in consultation with the sector and under the guidance of ECA’s Digital Policy Group, provides an evidence base from which educators can read more »

Read the latest E-Bulletin September 18, 2018

The ACCM E-Bulletin 18 September 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 »

September 10-16 is Media Literacy Week in Australia September 10, 2018

Check out the ABC website for information, a news diet challenge, and resources for students and teachers to help you navigate the modern media landscape.  read more »

Why it’s time to end the policy limbo threatening Australian children’s TV September 6, 2018

Anna Potter writes for the conversation on the uncertain fate of local content quotas and funding for original local children’s TV.  Read the full article on the conversation website read more »

It's National eSmart Week - 2-8 September 2018 September 4, 2018

National eSmart Week is dedicated to building an eSmart Australia. It is a week where communities come together to encourage everyone to be smart, safe and responsible when using digital technology. It creates awareness, solutions and ideas for community education on issues of cyber safety, bullying and wellbeing online, and read more »