Formerly the General Manager and Marketing Manager of the ACTF, Jenny has extensive experience in television distribution, business, financial and legal affairs. It was Jenny who originally floated the proposal for an Australian children’s digital television channel, which culminated in the establishment of ABC3 in 2009.
9 March 2018
A campaign has been launched to bring US juggernaut Sesame Street to the Sunshine State. But why try to tap into American series when we have internationally-recognised, quality-made, local children's programming on our own shores?
24 January 2018
Although commercial broadcasters may be seeking to wash their hands of mandated children’s TV quotas, ACTF CEO Jenny Buckland argues the way forward lies in reform, not abandonment.
Industry sectors at odds with each other on how to secure Australian and Children’s Content in multi-platform, on-demand future
30 October 2017
What is the best way to secure Australian children’s content?
23 May 2017
A review into Australian and children’s content is underway and the Commonwealth Government has indicated that it will actively seek community and industry responses to the complex questions around support for Australian and children’s content in the future.
28 February 2017
The Commonwealth Government is preparing to launch a wide-ranging review of the Australian Content Standards. Even before the official announcement, the commercial broadcasters wasted no time making it clear that children’s television was their preferred target.