Greg Smith

Australia: All states sign off on final R18+ content guidelines

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.

Greg Smith headlines

  • National R18+ category to be introduced in Australia

    Although Australia’s attorneys-general failed to reach consensus at today’s standing committee, Australia will introduce an R18+ ratings category at the national level.

  • Report - NSW attorney general to abstain from Friday's R18+ vote

    GameSpot AU’s reporting this morning that the attorney general of New South Wales is to abstain from the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General meeting on Friday, which would have seen AGs as well as state and territory censorship ministers voting on the introduction of an R18+ rating for games in Australia.