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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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Older news

Older news

2017

  • Employment opportunity—Director of the Classification Board
    5 October 2017
    The Department of Communications and the Arts has commenced a recruitment process for the position of Director of the Classification Board. ...
  • Classification fee review
    21 February 2017
    The Department of Communications and the Arts is conducting a review of the fees charged for classification services, including the provision of classification training. ...
  • Split classified M upon review
    25 January 2017
    A three-member panel of the Classification Review Board has unanimously determined that the film Split is classified M (Mature) with the consumer advice 'Mature themes, violence and occasional coarse language'. ...
  • Classification review announced for the film Split
    24 January 2017
    The Classification Review Board has received an application to review the classification of the film Split. ...
  • IARC classification tool approved
    13 January 2017
    The Minister for Communications has approved the International Age Rating Coalition (IARC) tool for ongoing use in Australia following the successful completion of a 12-month pilot. The pilot was conducted...

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2011

  • Release of draft guidelines for the classification of computer games
    4 November 2011
    Before the Guidelines for the Classification of Computer Games were considered at the meeting of the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General on 22 July 2011, an online survey on this website sought views on the introduction of an R 18+ category for computer games...