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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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 »

Read the latest E-Bulletin November 28, 2017

The ACCM E-Bulletin 28 November 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 »

Australia’s first national children’s news and media report launched in Sydney November 20, 2017

News and Australian children: How young people access, perceive and are affected by the news was released today by Western Sydney University, Queensland University of Technology and Crinkling News. The report details how 8 -16 year-olds in Australia consume and interact with news and media. It underscores the need for a read more »

Australia’s first national children’s news and media report launched in Sydney November 20, 2017

News and Australian children: How young people access, perceive and are affected by the news was released today by Western Sydney University, Queensland University of Technology and Crinkling News.The report details how 8 -16 year-olds in Australia consume and interact with news and media. It underscores the need for read more »

Trailers in cinemas: no changes to rules November 9, 2017

The Minister for Communications has today decided not to change the rules relating to the ways in which trailers for unclassified films can be shown in cinemas. The rules stand: all trailers for films which are, or are likely to be, a higher classification than the feature cannot be read more »