'Deeply concerning': Effect of social media on mental health raising concerns

Assistant Defence Minister Matt Thistlethwaite has described the effect of social media on children as “deeply concerning”.

Mr Thistlethwaite’s comments come as Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has backed calls for an age limit on social media in a bid to protect children’s mental health.

“The more that we can keep kids off social media and devices and have them outdoors playing and being kids … the better off they’ll all be and the healthier they’ll all be,” Mr Thistlethwaite told Sky News Australia.

'deeply concerning': effect of social media on mental health raising concerns

'Deeply concerning': Effect of social media on mental health raising concerns

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