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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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Children's Book Week 19-26 August 2017 August 21, 2017

Each year at this time across Australia, the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) brings children and books together to celebrate CBCA Children’s Book Week. During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children's literature. This year's theme is Escape to everywhere. More information, including the read more »

Celebrate Studio Ghibli August 21, 2017

From August 24, Australians will have a chance to view a month-long showcase of the best of this renowned Japanese animation studio. Headed by  Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli has carved itself a name as one of the giants of animation, creating international favourites including Ponyo, My Neighbour Totoro (1988), read more »

Read the latest E-Bulletin August 17, 2017

The ACCM E-Bulletin 17 August 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 »

Australian and Children’s Screen Content Review: Consultation paper released August 14, 2017

The Australian and Children’s Content Review is inviting responses to a discussion paper which was released last week. Responses are due by Wednesday 20 September. The Consultation Paper can be accessed here. read more »

Australian children’s television viewing and multi-screen behaviour - new ACMA report August 7, 2017

A new Australian Communications and Media Authority research report, Children’s television viewing and multi-screen behaviour, examines the viewing habits of Australian children in the context of a multi-screen environment. A TV set is the device most frequently used to view children’s programs for those aged 0–14. YouTube, Netflix and free-to-air television read more »