Tag Archives: john rau
Tue, Jan 01, 2013 | 21:48 GMT
Although there aren’t yet any games to take advantage of it, Australia’s brand new R18+ ratings category for games came into effect with the New Year.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 23:33 GMT
South Australia passed new laws allowing for the sale of R18+ classified games in a parliamentary session this week.
Tue, Sep 18, 2012 | 06:36 BST
South Australian state attorney-general John Rau has decided against implementing a plan to re-sticker all MA15+ games as R18+.
Tue, Apr 03, 2012 | 07:11 BST
South Australia will move ahead with attorney general John Rau’s plan to rebadge all games rated MA15+ as R18+, enforcing their sale only to legal adults, despite progress in a national campaign for classification reform.
Thu, Jul 21, 2011 | 10:10 BST
Mon, Jul 18, 2011 | 09:13 BST
Attorney-General John Rau has communicated that South Australia will drop the current MA15+ ratings category for video games in favour of R18+, regardless of national overhauls to the classifications system.
Thu, Apr 28, 2011 | 07:09 BST
South Australian attorney general John Rau intends to introduce a revised games ratings system for his home state, and asked for nation-wide acceptance.
Hooray? Not quite. It won’t help you get your hands on the likes of Mortal Kombat and an uncensored Left 4 Dead 2 – but it will stop under-eighteens buying Grand Theft Auto IV or Fallout 3.
Fri, Jul 02, 2010 | 09:57 BST
Australia’s ratings board, the OFLC, has classified Dead Rising 2 for a release in the country with an MA15 rating. Best news? It’s releasing in the country uncut and unedited: Aussies get a break at last.