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What is Media Literacy?

Media literacy is the ability to critically engage with media in all aspects of life.

The Australian Media Literacy Alliance is an unincorporated group of organisations whose objectives in the area of media literacy are closely aligned. The members are:

  • ABC Education (ABC)
  • Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
  • Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • First Nations Media (FNM)
  • Museum of Australian Democracy (MoAD)
  • National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA)
  • National and State Libraries Australasia (NSLA)
  • Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
  • Special Broadcasting Service (SBS)
  • Western Sydney University (WSU)

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Keep on top of everything happening in the world of Media Literacy with our events calendar. Don’t forget to book now!

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All of our documents and findings are kept together here in our Latest Research section.

Towards a National Media Literacy Strategy

Australian Media Literacy Alliance developed this to outline a direction for the development of a national strategy for Media Literacy in Australia.

Adult Media Literacy Australia: Attitudes Experiences & Needs

In 2020 we implemented Australia’s first nationally representative survey on media literacy. The survey was designed with input from diverse voices in the media literacy field including researchers, media producers, policymakers, government agencies, educators and public cultural institutions.

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This Roundtable event will explore the connection between #mediafreedom & #medialiteracy. It will offer a multi-stakeholder platform for international exchange and policy learning in the area of #media and #digital information literacy.

The Australian Media Literacy Summit is happening in March 2023! Please register your interest for this FREE event via the @aus_media_lit website

Australian Media Literacy Summit - Please register your interest for this FREE event to be held in March 2023. Find out more:

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