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General.
General
Suitable for everyone.
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Parental Guidance.
Parental Guidance
Not recommended for children under 15; may contain material which some children find confusing or upsetting.
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Mature.
Mature
Not recommended for children under 15; may include moderate levels of violence, language or themes.
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Mature Audiences.
Mature Audiences
Restricted - unsuitable for persons under 15; may contain strong content.
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Restricted (R).
Restricted (R)
Restricted to adults.
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Restricted (X).
Restricted (X)
Restricted to adults – contains sexually explicit content.
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ComplianceHow it all works
How it all works
How it all works.

Step 1 – Establish the action that can be taken relevant to your jurisdiction and your intended prosecution

Establish the action that can be taken relevant to your jurisdiction and your intended prosecution

Classification Enforcement offences

The action you can take is determined by your state or territory’s enforcement legislation:

ACT Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Enforcement) Act 1995
NSW Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Enforcement Act 1995
NT Classification of Publications, Films and Computer Games Act
Classification of Publications, Films and Computer Games Regulations
Qld Classification of Computer Games and Images Act 1995
Section 228 of the Criminal Code Act 1899
SA Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
Tas Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Enforcement Act 1995
Vic Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Enforcement) Act 1995
WA Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Enforcement Act 1996

Please note the information above is provided as a guide only. You should always check with a classification enforcement contact before launching any action. Contact information can be downloaded from the right-hand menu on this page.

Child pornography, abuse or exploitation material

The action you can take is determined by your state or territory’s legislation dealing with child pornography, abuse or exploitation material:

ACT Sections 64-66 of the Crimes Act 1900
NSW Sections 91FA-91HA of the Crimes Act 1900
NT Sections 125A-125F of the Criminal Code Act
Qld Sections 228A-228H of the Criminal Code Act 1899
SA Sections 62-63C of the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935
Tas Sections 130-130G of the Criminal Code Act 1924
Vic
WA Sections 217 to 221B of the Criminal Code Act Compilation Act 1913

Please note the information above is provided as a guide only. You should always check with a classification enforcement contact before launching any action. Contact information can be downloaded from the right-hand menu on this page.

 

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