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Please be advised the Classification Branch office will be closed
from 5:00pm Monday 24 December until Tuesday the 1 January 2019 inclusive.
We wish you a safe Christmas break, the branch will return
on Wednesday 2 January and will be available to assist then

Check the Classification
Check the Classification
This has advertising approval, but is not yet classified
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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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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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Information for the general public.
Classification compliance information.
How it all works
How it all works
How it all works.

Step 4

​What to provide and arrange

Essential requirements

In all cases you will need to provide:

  • A copy of the film in an acceptable format and of acceptable viewing quality.
  • A completed Film not for Public Exhibition Application Form.
  • A completed Classifiable Time Worksheet.
  • The correct fee.
  • An adequate written synopsis—this needs to summarise the plot of the film from start to finish.
  • Attachment one of the Application form. This must either detail the nature and location of any contentious material (material above M level) in the film, OR declare that no such material is included in the film.

Please refer to the User Notes for completing Attachment One: Contentious Material for more information on how to complete this form.

All of the above forms and materials are available on the right-hand side of this page.

You must send the correct documentation, materials and classification fee with any application for classification. If you do not supply all the required information your application will be delayed.


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