Latest from the ACTF Blog

Kids’ TV and EdTech: Bridging the Distance Divide

Janine Kelly
13 September 2019
Our virtual learning experiences highlight the ACTF’s role in media, culture and education.
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What Critics are Saying about The Inbestigators

12 September 2019
It’s only been a few short months since Australian children’s series The Inbestigators made its national debut on the ABC, and even less time since its launch on Netflix to the rest of the world. Already, this detective series for kids is receiving rave reviews.
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The Inbestigators: Teaching Kids to Get Facts Right

Lily Pavlovic
3 September 2019
In a world of ‘fake news’ and ‘alternative facts’, The Inbestigators models curiosity and critical thinking for kids.
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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 Mission

The ACTF is committed to providing Australian children with entertaining media made especially for them.

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.