Update: It’s true. See here.
Gamasutra’s reporting that F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin’s been refused classification in Australia.
The ruling effectively means the game has been banned from sale.
The OFLC’s website doesn’t show that the game’s been rated as yet: do a search and see for yourself.
The shooter sequel’s scheduled for European launch next February for PC, PS3 and 360.