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

Step5

Review processing

Submissions

Once the application for review is accepted as valid, the Secretary of the Review Board will contact the applicant for review and other interested parties to invite them to make submissions to the review.

Processing time

The Review Board usually takes up to 20 working days to make a decision, although that time may be extended to 40 working days in certain circumstances.

Please note: the processing time does not include the time it takes to arrange a meeting of the Review Board. We will advise you of the meeting date and time once it is arranged.

Decision notification

We will notify you of the decision by emailing you a copy of the classification certificate.

Decisions are published on the National Classification Database the day after application processing is complete.

Reasons for decision and appealing the decision

The Review Board will usually publish reasons for its decision to the Classification website within 30 days of notifying a decision.

If you disagree with the Review Board’s classification decision or decision regarding an application for fee waiver, then you may have further appeal rights. Please contact the Secretary of the Classification Review Board for more information.

 

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