Children's phone usage researched

By Isabel Bird
Updated January 23 2015 - 8:00am, first published January 22 2015 - 11:08pm
Twins Amelie and Miette Richardson, 10, do not own a mobile phone, but their parents are considering buying one for the girls for safety reasons. Picture: GEOFF ROBSON
Twins Amelie and Miette Richardson, 10, do not own a mobile phone, but their parents are considering buying one for the girls for safety reasons. Picture: GEOFF ROBSON

A MAJORITY of children are getting their first mobile phones at about the age of 10, according to a study undertaken by researchers from Northern Tasmania.

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