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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


Quick links

  • Read our classification submission HERE 
  • Our new Choosing for Children: a Movie Guide - see our new choosing movies for children section HERE
  • Free ACCM reviews app is now available - download it now
  • Free regular E-Bulletin  (signup on Facebook or with the form on our Contact page)


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Latest News

Editorial: Even brief scary images can stay with a child for a long time July 3, 2020

  One of the glaring deficiencies in the present Australian classification guidelines is their inability to protect children from exposure to harmful scary images. The present guidelines only include attention to themes of threat or menace, and to violence and its consequences. ACCM argued in its submission to the Classification Review that the well-established impacts read more »

Choosing for children: a movie guide page coverage on Channel 7 July 2, 2020

7 News Adelaide reporter Tim Hatfield has covered ACCM's new Choosing for Children: a movie guide page. The story appeared during the hour-long 6pm bulletin on July 1, 2020. You can watch the story below. read more »

International prizes for Australian children's drama content June 22, 2020

Our latest e-bulletin is out now! Read our June 19 edition here which includes: The latest on two Australian-produced television series' winning awards   Latest in news, including McDonald's unsuccessful in appeal against ad ban  The latest movie reviews on streaming services, including Fantasia and My Neighbor Totoro, and app reviews   read more »

New service launched to help parents find age appropriate movies May 27, 2020

ACCM has launched a new service to help parents find age-appropriate movies on streaming services here.   Two of ACCM's reviewers provide video reviews of their picks here. read more »

ACCM's new 'Choosing for Children' page: a guide to movies at home May 20, 2020

Our latest e-bulletin is out now! Read our May 19 edition here which includes: Our useful guide for parents and children for what's on television streaming services  Latest in world news, including a new study that suggests teenagers who develop symptoms of gaming disorder are more anxious, aggressive, depressed and read more »