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

Step 1 - What are the rules?

What are the rules?

There are basic rules that apply to advertising classified publications. These include:

  • There are no restrictions on advertising an Unrestricted publication.
  • Advertising for a Category 1 Restricted publication can only be published in a Category 1 or Category 2 Restricted publication or in a restricted publications area.
  • Advertising for a Category 2 Restricted publication can only be published in a Category 2 Restricted publication or in a restricted publications area.
  • Publications with advertising for Category 1 or Category 2 Restricted publication must have a list of the classification symbols and classification markings for publications.
  • Publications that have been Refused Classification (RC) cannot be advertised.

The information in this section is provided as a general guide only. You should refer to the relevant state or territory classification legislation for detailed information.

 

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