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Sexualisation of children

Parents and others concerned with the protection of children and young people are worried about the potential harmful effects of sexualised media and advertising on their wellbeing.


Reports

Reports

Literature review - Sexualisation of children

Sexualisation of Children and its Impact on their Wellbeing: A guide for parents, members of the community, media, advertisers and retailers

Issues Papers

Issues Papers

Sexualisation of children

Submissions

Submissions

Submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications, February 2016

Inquiry - Harm being done to Australian children through access to pornography on the Internet

Submission to Free TV Australia, March 2015

Commercial Television Industry Code of Practice

Submission to the Standing Committee on Environment and Communications Legislation Committee, January 2015

Inquiry into the Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill 2014 and Consequential Amendments Bill 2014

Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Environment, Communications and the Arts, April 2008

Inquiry into the sexualisation of children in the contemporary media environment

More Information

More Information

Commonwealth Guidelines for the Classification of Computer Games (2011)

The Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department and the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General

Inquiry into the Australian film and literature classification scheme (2011)

The Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee

R18+ classification of computer games public consultation

Undertaken by the Australian Government Attorney-General's Department

Children's Television Standards (2009)

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)

Events

Events

Children's Wellbeing in a Sexualised Society 2012

In 2012 the Commissioner co-hosted two seminars titled Children's Wellbeing in a Sexualised Society. The parents session of this seminar, including a presentation by Professor Elizabeth Handsley, is available on YouTube.

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