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R18+ Gaming Bill Introduced (0 Comments) (link)
 Thursday, 16-February-2012  02:23:40 (GMT +10) - by Agg

The Federal Government has introduced R18+ gaming legislation at last, with it expected to come into effect within a year. Currently in Australia, the maximum legal classification for games is MA15+. Games that are not considered suitable for children are refused classification and banned. More here. A Bond University study found that nine out of ten Aussie homes had a gaming console. The average age of gamers is 32 with women making up 47 per cent of Australian gamers. The Minister in question has posted an article on PlayerAttack.

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