Latest from the ACTF Blog

Having ‘The Talk’: Kids’ TV Can Start the Conversation

Janine Kelly
22 October 2019
As storytellers creating content especially for the child audience, children’s television is well-placed to contribute to the sex ed conversation by providing quality information to children and teens.
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It’s Time to Celebrate 12-Year Old Girls

Lily Pavlovic
8 October 2019
This International Day of the Girl (and all the days in between), it’s important to encourage diverse voices in our media, and celebrate all young people who can make a difference in our world.
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Suzanne Ryan: Producer Profile

30 September 2019
SLR Productions has announced the cast for its futuristic series, Space Nova. But what does it take to get to this point? Come behind the scenes to find out about the extraordinary three-year journey to develop and finance a children’s series.
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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.