Australian Council on Children and the Media
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ACCM

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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ACCM review services under threat April 9, 2019

The South Australian and Federal governments say they can’t continue ACCM’s funding for the Know Before You Go and Know Before You Load movie and app reviews from June 30. Please  DONATE NOW  to help save them. read more »

Classification review announced for the film, Hellboy April 4, 2019

The Classification Review Board has received an application to review the classification of the film, Hellboy. Hellboy was classified R 18+ with the consumer advice ‘High impact violence, blood and gore’ by the Classification Board on 26 March 2019. The Classification Review Board will meet on 5 April 2019 to consider the read more »

Free evening seminar for South Australian parents, educators and health professionals. May 7th. April 1, 2019

Dr Susan Linn: The Hostile takeover of childhood - protecting children from hidden online marketing  A great opportunity for parents and teachers to engage with a leading expert on the commercialisation of childhood Tuesday 7th May, 2019 7:15pm - 8:45pm Concordia College Chapel24 Winchester St, Highgate,  Adelaide, SA 5063 FREE event (but audience must register) read more »

Bumblebee-A sting in the tail! December 19, 2018

The Transformers movie Bumblebee which is showing in the school holidays is likely to appeal to children, but parents should be aware that this film was originally classified as M, but was modified, and downgraded to PG.  ACCM feels that it should have retained the M classification due to the volume read more »