ACCM: The Australian Council on Children and the Media

The Australian Council on Children and the Media is a peak not-for-profit national community oranisation whose mission is to support families, industry and decision makers in building and maintaining a media environment that fosters the health, safety and wellbeing of Australian children. ACCM's core activities include the collection and review of research and information about the impact of media on children's development, and advocacy for the needsand interests of children in relation to the media.

ACCM's core services include:

  • the ACCM website containing evidence based information about media an children (attracting close to 1500 visits per day);
  • the award-winning Know before you go child-frien dly movie review and Know before you go Load app review services.
  • researching effective parent media awareness materials,
  • making submissions and participating in media interviews related to media regulation.

ACCM's current issues include the quality of children's programs, the effectiveness of national classification systems, the growth of gambling elements in games: the marketing of violent entertainment and junk foods to children: and management of screen time and content in early childhood.

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Pan Macmillan Australia publishes a wide range of bestselling, award-winning and high-quality titles. We publish under the imprints Macmillan, Pan, Picador, Plum and Macquarie Dictionary Publishers. We are committed to investing in Australian authors and stories, and our local publishing program covers a broad range of genres. These include but are not limited to: Commercial and literary fiction, Children’s and young adult (YA) fiction, Autobiography and biography, History, True crime, Military history, Biographies, Sport, Cooking and Lifestyle/

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