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Australian Classification Board upholds ratings after Rau’s “unwarranted, costly” review

The Australian Classification Board has made no changes to the classification of a dozen games which South Australian attorney general John Rau insisted undergo review, a move local trade body the IGEA has described as unnecessary.

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