September 18, 2011

NEWS: Australian kids 'not watching age-suitable shows'

Friday 16 Sep 2011 - Since the arrival of new digital channels, Australian children as young as one are watching TV programmes that may not be appropriate for their age, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.

Screen Australia's research has found that while TV networks are bound to broadcast minimum amounts of children's programmes during the peak children's viewing slots, many children are either watching TV outside these times or watching programmes not aimed at them, largely because many more channels are now available.

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