Australian children’s television remains essential but is under threat in the streaming era

In less than a decade, television has undergone a revolution. The introduction of streaming video services, such as Netflix, Stan and Paramount+, has changed how television is made, distributed, and watched in Australia.

Dr Joanna McIntyre, Associate Professor Liam Burke, Dr Jessica Balanzategui and Dr Dyjomi Baker

From Aussie kids’ TV to Hollywood: stars who got their start in Australian children’s television

When it comes to film and television, Australia is teeming with talent. In fact, it’s rare that an IMDB deep dive won’t turn up an actor or crew member who was born or bred down under – and some of our most successful screen professionals began or grew their careers with the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF).

Emma Field