Tag Archives: john rau
Thu, Nov 07, 2013 | 11:39 GMT
The Australian Classification Review Board has opted to re-appraise the age ratings of 12 titles, following concerns flagged up by South Australian attorney general John Rau. He reckons the board hasn’t been strict enough when classifying such games as The Walking Dead and Splinter Cell: Blacklist.
Fri, Sep 20, 2013 | 20:13 BST
South Australia Attorney General John Rau feels the R18+ rating isn’t being applied properly, and needs to be investigated further by the Federal Governmenr.
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.