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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Call for submissions - have your say about Children's Rights in Australia May 14, 2018

Australia is currently preparing for its appearance before the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. This Committee monitors Australia’s progress in fulfilling its obligations under: the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale read more »

Read the latest E-Bulletin May 3, 2018

The ACCM E-Bulletin 3 May 2018 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 »

Read the latest E-Bulletin April 23, 2018

The ACCM E-Bulletin 19 April 2018 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 »

New Adelaide research: Children watching TV for 80 minutes a day see 800 junk food ads per year April 17, 2018

The research, led by the University of Adelaide’s Associate Professor Lisa Smithers and funded by the Heart Foundation, showed that children were exposed to twice as much unhealthy food advertising as healthy food advertising. Junk food ads are shown more frequently on TV at times when many children are watching.  read more »

Senate inquiry finds current Australian laws ‘adequate’ to penalise serious cyber-bullying offenders April 3, 2018

A SENATE inquiry has made nine recommendations to reduce the incidences of cyber-bullying and ensure that serious offenders are adequately pursued.  read more »