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Saturday, 11 December 2010 20:11

iGEA disappointed by SCAG delay on R18+

The Standing Committee of Attorneys General yesterday decided to delay their decision on the introduction of an R18+ classification for video games. This has raised the ire of the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association who have described the decision as 'disappointing'¦ despite mass support from the Australian community'.

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No concrete decision made today at the standing committee of Attorneys-General on a change to Australia's classification laws around interactive entertainment.  Instead the AG's agreed to introduce guidelines for judging the effect of an R18+ Classification introduction   iTWire spoke to Ron Curry from the interactive games & Entertainment Association (iGEA) about what this means for the local market.

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Friday, 10 December 2010 16:11

AG's defer vote on video game R18+ Classification

Looks as if Australian parents and gamers hoping for the introduction of an R18+ Classification for video games will need to wait a bit longer for a decision from the Department of Attorneys-General.  Reportedly the sticking point is the West Australian AG delaying his vote.
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