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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

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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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Classification compliance information.
How it all works
How it all works
How it all works.


​What to provide and arrange

Essential requirements

In all cases you will need to provide:

  • A copy of the publication, including the exact same content (including advertisements) and modifications (if any) that will be in the version placed on sale. Proof prints need to be bound and of acceptable quality. Black and white prints of colour pages will not be accepted.
  • The completed and signed Publications Application Form, downloadable from the right hand menu on this page.
  • The correct fee.

If you are applying for classification of a revised version of a previously classified publication, you also need to provide:

  • Attachment One of the Publications Application Form detailing all revisions made to the previously classified version

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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