Tag Archives: Brendan O’Connor
Tue, Dec 13, 2011 | 22:31 GMT
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 children from mature content. Under his guidance, the nation has come closer to the introduction of an R18+ ratings category than ever before. He will be replaced by former minister for defence material Jason Clare, whose views on classification reform are as yet unknown.
Fri, Nov 04, 2011 | 03:01 GMT
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.
Thu, Jul 07, 2011 | 07:33 BST
Australia is closer than ever to embracing the 21st Century and introducing an adult ratings category for gaming.
Wed, May 25, 2011 | 07:00 BST
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.
Wed, Mar 16, 2011 | 00:55 GMT
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.
Mon, Feb 21, 2011 | 23:31 GMT
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.