September 23rd 2021


Unpaid short internships for university courses

We can sometimes accommodate a short internship which is officially required as part of a course of study for a relevant tertiary degree (e.g. screenwriting, communications, education). Places are limited to 2 or 3 a year and it is essential that applicants understand that the ACTF is not a production company and does not offer “on set” or production experience. Please look carefully at this website and what we do before making an enquiry and sending your CV to You will need to explain why you have chosen the ACTF for your internship, what the course requirements are and when you would like to undertake the internship.

Paid internships for recent graduates and or/early career professionals

The Australian Children’s Television Foundation is offering a fantastic opportunity for an emerging producer or writer/producer.

This paid internship will be for a period of up to 16 weeks and will be completed in ACTF’s Melbourne office.

To apply, please carefully read the description of the role for more details.

The deadline for applications is COB, 17th June 2022.

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August 11th 2022

‘Giving space to the voices of the past’: My Place site updated

Curator and writer Jennifer Forest has collaborated with ACTF First Nations Designer April Phillips to update content in the My Place for Teachers decade timeline, aiming to better represent diverse voices from Australia’s past. 

August 11th 2022

New resource: Writing rubrics

In response to teacher feedback received last year, the ACTF has developed writing rubrics to support students entering the 2022 My Place Competition.

August 11th 2022

Entries for the 2022 My Place Competition open Monday

Students are invited to submit their creative writing entries for the 2022 My Place Competition from 15 August – 16 September.

July 27th 2022

New resource supports teachers to explore consent and identity in the classroom

Secondary teachers across Australia now have access to a new resource to safely explore challenging topics with teenage students, including consent and respectful relationships.

July 26th 2022

Virtual workshop recordings now live

During Term 2, the ACTF learning team delivered two live virtual workshops exploring the impact of light and colour in television series and a behind-the-scenes look at the series Li'l Elvis Jones and the Truckstoppers. These recordings and resources are now available to view and explore on our website.

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