Children's television standards review
ACMA is undertaking a review of the Children’s Television Standards (CTS) to ensure that the CTS are operating effectively in the current environment and to identify the building blocks required to position the CTS for the future media environment. The Terms of Reference for the review were released on 2 March 2007.
An Issues Paper has been developed to facilitate public consultation and to assist individuals and organisations in making submissions to the CTS review. The Issues Paper highlights the key issues that ACMA seeks to address during the course of the review.
A copy of the Issues Paper and its appendices are available below:
- Issues Paper (PDF 401 KB)
- Children's Television Standards 2005 (PDF 57 KB)
- Terms of Reference for the CTS Review (PDF 24KB)
- Key Questions for the CTS Review (PDF 40 KB)
- Children’s Viewing Patterns on Commercial, Free-to-Air and Subscription Television (PDF 673 KB)
- Children’s Television Production Project (PDF 338 KB)
- Television Advertising to Children (PDF 511 KB)
The closing date for submissions is 5:00 pm Friday 31 August 2007.
Submitters are encouraged to address the questions posed in the issues paper, collated at Key Questions for the CTS Review (PDF 40 KB). In addition, submitters are also welcome to address any other issues that they consider are relevant.
Electronic submissions in Microsoft Word 2003 or rich text format are preferred and should be emailed to CTSreview@acma.gov.au. Alternatively, submissions can be sent by mail to:
Content Monitoring and Review Section
Australian Communications and Media Authority
PO Box Q500
Queen Victoria Building NSW 1230
For more information about making a submission to the review, contact Kate Kontos on (02) 9334 7847 or Alexandra Pike on (02) 9334 7927. Information on Children's television standards can be found on the Children's television standards page.