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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 the latest E-Bulletin February 15, 2018

The ACCM E-Bulletin 13 February 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 »

Julie Gale: a pioneer campaigner against the sexualisation of children February 13, 2018

Julie Gale has lost her long battle with cancer. She was a co-campaigner with ACCM for many years,in raising public consciousness about the sexualisation of children in and by the media. Julie was a much loved, warm, very funny, and perceptive woman who entertained while she educated us all about read more »

Safer Internet Day - 6 February 2018 February 5, 2018

Safer Internet Day (SID) is an annual, worldwide event held on Tuesday 6 February 2018 to help encourage a better internet. This year’s theme is ‘Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you’. The Office of the eSafety Commissioner is the official Committee for Safer Internet Day in Australia—responsible read more »

International group calls on Facebook to scrap Messenger Kids February 1, 2018

Child development experts and advocates are urging Facebook to discontinue Messenger Kids, its new messaging app aimed at children in the 6-12 age group.  Led by the Boston-based Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC), the group of over 100 people, which includes psychiatrists, pediatricians and educators, sent a letter to read more »

Read the latest E-Bulletin January 30, 2018

The ACCM E-Bulletin 30 January 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 »