EFA’s campaign for a R18+ rating for computer and video games

EFA welcomes the passage through the Senate of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (R 18+ Computer Games) Bill 2012, which finally introduces an R18+ classification for computer games, bringing the classification system for computer games into line … Continue reading

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Some of EFA’s campaigns, such as fighting against the Internet Filter and pushing for a R18 rating for video games, can be seen as long-term goals. We’ve been fighting them for a number of years and sometimes it can be … Continue reading

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Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) today welcomed the release of draft guidelines for the classification of computer games that includes an adults-only category. "Australia is the only developed country where computer games with adult themes are seized at the docks," said … Continue reading

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(From an opinion piece published on ABC Online). Before it came along, we were served by a revolving series of moral panics, changing censorship ministers and a patchwork of different state systems. Many books and films were banned that today … Continue reading

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The Standing Committee of Attorneys-General (SCAG) met on Friday, with the creation of an R-18+ category for computer games a top agenda item. Because changes to the classification code require unanimous agreement by all states and the Commonwealth, this is … Continue reading

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