Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Justice Jason Clare today introduced legislation to establish an R 18+ category for computer games. This will bring the classification categories for computer games into line with existing categories used to classify films. It will bestacnedrug also bring Australia into line with the classification systems in many countries overseas. To see the press release click here.
The Legislation is expected to come into effect on 1 January 2013. To read the Bill, click here