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Classification review announced for the film Sissy

Classification Review Board

2 September 2022

Media release—Classification review announced for the film Sissy

The Classification Review Board has received an application to review the classification of the film Sissy.

Sissy was classified R 18+ (Restricted) with consumer advice 'High impact injury detail' by the Classification Board on 17 August 2022.

The Classification Review Board will meet on 14 September 2022 to consider the application. The decision and reasons will later be published on

If an individual or organisation wishes to apply for standing as an interested party to this review, please write to the Acting Convenor of the Review Board. The names of interested parties will be disclosed in the Review Board's final decision report, unless requested otherwise.

The closing date to lodge your application for standing as an interested party and any submissions is 12 September 2022. Please note that the Review Board can only consider submissions about Sissy itself and not any other matters relating to film classification policy or issues generally.

Submissions should be emailed to or sent to:

The Acting Convenor

Classification Review Board

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The Classification Review Board is an independent merits review body. It makes a fresh classification decision upon receipt of an application for review. The Classification Review Board decision takes the place of the original decision made by the Classification Board.

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