The National Children's Week theme for 2016 is based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Article 17: Children have the right to reliable information from the media.
The Australian Council on Children and the Media have a range of resources for children and adults which promote better choices and provide stronger voices in children's media including:
- · Visit the Kidzone with useful information for children including a Web Survival Toolkit
- · Parent Guides which promote the ability of families and other interested parties to make informed choices about media matters involving children. Covering children’s development stages, the impact of content, media and program types, parent strategies
- · Learn about current Australian and international research on the effects of media on children