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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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How it all works
How it all works
How it all works.

Industry Journeys

Industry Guides

Here you will find how-to guides for applying for a classification, having decisions reviewed, and applying for other services administered by us, including training and account maintenance.

You will also find the rules for advertising and selling films, computer games and publicaitons, and what types of products are classified by the Classification Board. 

The guides are split into 4 main sections:

  • I want the Board to... classifications and other things that the Board can approve or grant;
  • I want to apply for... reviews of classification decisions and other services we provide;
  • What are the rules for... the rules for using classifications and a guide to restricted classifications; and
  • I want information about... general information relating to classification. 

Click on the headings below to view more detail, including finding out how much something will cost, download an application form, or find out what you need to do to get something classified.  

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