As a result of the Administrative Arrangement Order introduced on 5 December 2019, the functions that were previously the responsibility of the Department of Communications and the Arts have been transferred to the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications as of 1 February 2020.
On 14 December 2009, the Minister for Home Affairs, the Hon Brendan O'Connor MP, released the discussion paper Should the Australian National Classification Scheme include an R 18+ classification category for computer games? Submissions formally closed on 28 February 2010. The Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department received 59,629 submissions. This report contains the final results from the public consultation.