Approval of Organisations to Display Restricted and Classified Films at Events - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this approval if you are an organisation and intend to show and exhibit restricted or classified films at an event in Western Australia.

Films are classified according to the National Classification Code. Certain films are restricted to adults because they contain material which may cause offence or is unsuitable for a person under the age of 18.

Once your organisation is approved you can apply for exemptions to show specific films at specific events. These films would otherwise not be allowed to be shown due to their classification as restricted, containing indecent content or unsuitable for the viewing of minors.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • Satisfy the Agency of the purpose for which your organisation was formed; the extent to which your organisation carries on activities of a medical, scientific, educational, cultural or artistic nature; your reputation in screening films; and the conditions as to admission of persons to the screening of films; and
  • Pay any prescribed fee.

Once you are approved you can then apply to the Agency for an exemption to display a classified and restricted film by:

  • Specifying the film you intend to exhibit and the event at which the film is to be exhibited; and
  • Detailing the synopsis of the story or events depicted in the film; and
  • Paying the prescribed fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Approval of Organisations to Display Restricted and Classified Films at Events - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of the Attorney General

Act(s) name

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Enforcement Act 1996 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Censorship Registrar
Department of the Attorney General

Operating address:
Level 12, Westralia Square
141 St Georges Terrace
Perth
Western Australia 6000
Mailing address:
GPO Box F317
Perth
Western Australia 6841

Phone:

08 94253261

Fax:

08 94253278

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