Latest from the ACTF Blog

Making Sense of the Alphabet Soup that is the Australian Film Classification System

19 February 2020
The ACTF has responded to the Review of the National Classification System.
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From the Fans: Why Nowhere Boys is the PERFECT Childhood TV Show

14 February 2020
The shows we watched as kids leave their mark and define us, and when we re-visit them years later, we sometimes discover extra layers. YouTuber Tristan Mildenhall explains what Nowhere Boys meant to him and his friends growing up.
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Starting School: Kids’ TV to Ease First Day Jitters

Janine Kelly
7 February 2020
For school starters and their families, there is a range of quality Australian programming which explores the environment, routines and expectations of primary school.
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Policy and Submissions

As an investor, producer and international distributor of children’s television, the ACTF has valuable insights into the issues affecting children’s television in Australia. We use this vast experience to help develop new policies for the children’s television production industry.

Policy and Submissions

Our Purpose

We make Australian children’s lives better through screen content that reflects our culture and values.

Our values are inclusion, diversity, resilience, imagination, having fun and striving to be our best selves.

To achieve this, we provide funding to Australian producers and contribute to policy development in the children's television space. 

What's On TV? provides the latest Australian broadcast dates and times for our programs.


The ACTF provides children with engaging media that also informs and inspires. We give students the opportunity to hear compelling Australian stories in Australian voices, which contributes to their cultural and educational experiences.

Visit Education to view our content, curriculum-aligned teaching resources, and to read about education news and events.


Worldwide Program Sales

The ACTF's children's programs are shown in more than 100 countries around the world.

Visit Worldwide Program Sales to browse the entire catalogue and meet our team – and visit us in person at MIPTV, MIPCOM and the Asia TV Forum each year.

Funding & Support

The ACTF provides funding and support to independent producers and writers of quality children's programs.

By helping these people develop new children's programs, we remain true to our goal of creating programs that children, parents and educators can rely on to be engaging, entertaining, accessible, creative and innovative. 

Funding & Support

Browse the ACTF Shop

Our broad range of media products – which cover many different themes and topics – are designed to engage with the students in your classroom. There are programs available for most curriculum areas, catering for all grades through primary and high school. Browse our educational products and find a quality teaching resource for your classroom.