As device usage continues to increase in all of our daily lives, more Australian families are struggling with offline bonding and leisure time.

Parents who report high screen time often see their habits filtered down to children. Last week, a new study revealed the average Australian three-year-old is exposed to nearly three hours of screen time a day… and could be hampering their communication skills.

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Produced By: Toni Pankaluic

Featured In Story: Dr Elise Waghorn – School of Education Lecturer at RMIT University

First aired on The Wire, Monday 11 March 2024