Australian Children's Television Foundation

For the past three decades, the ACTF has helped to develop children’s television policy; distribute and invest in Australian children’s television series; support new, innovative and entertaining children’s media; and develop valuable screen resources for the education sector.

The Storyteller, by Tony Morphett

Storytelling is one of the oldest and one of the most common of all human traits. It is also one of the strangest and one of the least understood.

Peter and Janine bring actors back to school

In this Q&A with the ACTF’s Head of Education, Peter Maggs and Curriculum Officer, Janine Kelly, we learn how the ACTF Education team connect schools with the stars.

Roberta and Tim divvy up the world

In this Q&A with International Sales Managers, Roberta Di Vito and Tim Hegarty, we learn how the ACTF Sales Team work together to sell Australian television series across the globe.

ACTF’s Top Posts of 2017

During 2017, the ACTF played a pivotal role in supporting distinctly Australian programs, and advocating for the support mechanisms required to produce locally-made children's television. As another exciting year begins, we have rounded up our most read posts of 2017.

Heidi Arena on the importance of Australian stories for children

Heidi Arena (Mrs Gonsha) from Little Lunch delivers a lesson on the importance of stories for children on Australian screens.