About Small Screen

Published by the Australian Council on Children and the Media, small screen is a unique monthly review of the latest events, press clippings, new and proposed legislation changes, seminars and conferences, publications, and research into the effects of films, television, video games and new media on children – it identifies problem areas and highlights positive developments.


Subscriptions are free to individuals and organisations (Libraries $77 a year incl. GST).

small screen is edited by Barbara Biggins OAM.




  • in-depth articles and researched commentary on current media issues;
  • a detailed list of the latest publications and research on children and media;
  • a calendar of forthcoming conferences, events, award ceremonies and film festivals


How to Subscribe

To subscribe to small screen, download and complete the application form.

Online Small Screen

Current issue and previous two issues for subscribers and members only. Each PDF file is protected with a unique password which is emailed to you each month.