Labour’s cabinet reshuffle has seen former federal minister for home affairs Brendan O’Connor relinquish the portfolio governing Australian classifications in favour of the human services seat. O’Connor has been an outspoken champion of classification reform, demonstrating a genuine understanding of the needs of the games industry and its customers as well as the protection of […]
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Federal minister for home affairs Brendan O’Connor has announced the final revision to classification content guidelines, ahead of the introduction of a national R18+ ratings category for video games.
Australia is closer than ever to embracing the 21st Century and introducing an adult ratings category for gaming.
The office of Australian federal minister for home affairs, Brendan O’Connor, has released draft guidelines for proposed changes to Australia’s games rating system.
Following several delays, the Australian Federal Government has set a deadline for the state attorney generals to decide on the possible introduction of an R18+ ratings category for video games.
Australian Federal Minister for Home Affairs Brendan O’Connor’s wants to introduce R18+ for games by mid-2011, and according to Gamespot Australia, wants state and territory attorney generals to accept the guidelines proposed so it can be taken to a vote and implemented.
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