EDITORIALS

What children need from the social media inquiry

What children need from the social media inquiry

Prof Elizabeth Handsley FAAL is CMA's President.What children need from the social media inquiry Anybody who has opened a news site in recent weeks will have noticed: children’s online safety is having a moment. The Australian government recently brought forward the...

What should classification reform look like?

What should classification reform look like?

Barbara Biggins OAM CF, is CMA’s Honorary CEO.What should classification reform look like? Submissions on the federal government’s Consultation Paper:  Modernising Australia’s Classification Scheme - Stage 2 Reforms, closed on May 30. CMA has been pushing for reforms...

We are the ones we’ve been waiting for

We are the ones we’ve been waiting for

Michael Rich, MD, MPHDirector, Digital Wellness Lab; Co-Director, Clinic for Interactive Media and Internet Disorders (CIMAID), Boston Children’s HospitalAssociate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Dr Michael Rich is the Founding Director of the Digital...

2023: A year of waiting for government

2023: A year of waiting for government

Barbara Biggins OAM CF, is CMA’s Honorary CEO. 2023: A year of waiting for government Big Tech has continued to exploit our children this year with little effective action from the government. We have had to wait too long to stop this exploitation. Big Tech has been...

Gaming Disorder – We need to talk

Gaming Disorder – We need to talk

John B Saunders National Centre for Youth Substance Use Research at the University of Queensland, and Wesley Hospital, Kogarah and Waratah Private Hospital, Hurstville, New South Wales.Gaming Disorder – We need to talk Parliament House, Canberra is the location for...

Kids, screens and sleep

Kids, screens and sleep

Professor Sarah Blunden (MAPS, BAPsych (Hons), MSocSc, MClinPsy, PhD) is a clinical psychologist specialising in sleep health and founder/director of SensibleSleep (www.sensiblesleep.com.au). She is Head of Paediatric Sleep Research and Professor of Clinical...