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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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  • 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
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Latest News

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 »

Editorial: Suspension of rules will rob children of some first-class stories May 7, 2020

Guest editorial by Matthew Deaner, Screen Producers Australia chief executive officer  The impact of the coronavirus and the global effort to stop or slow its spread has reached into almost every aspect of our lives. This is true for everyone, including for children, who are staying home from school, are missing read more »

April small screen is out now! May 5, 2020

The April small screen is OUT NOW The latest small screen newsletter is available to subscribers here. This edition includes a look at how changes to the government's local content quotas meant many children's programmes were dropped in favour of reruns of axed lifestyle and reality shows. We also look at read more »

Children's content obligations suspended and much more April 23, 2020

Our latest e-bulletin is out now! Read our April 23 edition here which includes: The latest on the government suspending content obligations and what that means for children's programming  Latest in news, including a review of Bluey's second season  The latest movie reviews on streaming services, including James and the read more »