Entries in 'r18+' (50)
After excessive debate, changes and moral panic, an R18+ rating bill is set to be introduced to parliament in 2 weeks time.
Senator Kate Lundy is set to chair a public policy consultation which will directly impact the digital media and interactive entertainment sector.
The Australian Law Reform Commission is calling for volunteers to view current media content and focus group the upcoming changes to the classification system.
After an in-principle agreement was reached by the Attorneys-General, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) has been drafting points on the new policy on R18+.
Following on from yesterday, Jeff Brand's Freeplay 2011 speech is concluded with a call to action from gamers. In 2005, 88% of Australians supported an R18+ rating. What happened? ...
Dr Jeff Brand has been an advocate of gamers being treated like adults since the 1990s. He spoke at Freeplay 2011 about the politics of achieving it in Australia.
SEGA Australia has confirmed that House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut has been refused classification in Australia.
New South Wales Attorney-General Greg Smith has announced today that he supports an in-principle move to introduce an R18+ rating in Australia.
EB Games has told MCV that it believes a national classification system like the rest of the entertainment industry is best for Australia.
After a false start today with an R18+ rating not reaching consensus for a national introduction, it seems it will be passed at a federal level and integrated state by ...
NSW Attorney-General Greg Smith will not be supporting the introduction of an R18+ rating for games in Australia at the upcoming Standing Committee of Attorneys-General (SCAG) meeting on Thursday.
Sega Australia Pty Ltd has today confirmed that its hyper-violent Kinect title 'Rise of Nightmares' has received an MA15+ age rating in Australia.
The Australian minister for home affair Brendan O’Connor believes that the adoption of an R18+ rating would create new jobs for the country’s games industry.
Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment Australia has appealed against the decision to ban Mortal Kombat from sale in the country.
Upcoming Xbox 360 and PS3 game Mortal Kombat will not be released in Australia when it hits UK stores in April.
Australia will continue to go without an R18+ age rating for video games after a meeting concerning the certificate was delayed.
There has been further positive noises regarding the possibility of the introduction of a new R18+ rating for video games in Australia.
Outspoken anti-games critic Michael Atkinson has said that he fears for the safety of his family thanks to ongoing threats from gamers due to his strict opposition of legislation that ...
The pressure is mounting on Australian authorities to introduce legislation to legalise the sale of adult-rated video games, with both retailers and consumers throwing their support behind the initiative.
Australia is edging closer to the creation of an R18+ classification as preliminary results from the government’s public consultation shows the majority of citizens are in favour of the new ...