To regulate the classification of computer games and images.
The Act provides for the adoption of computer games classifications made by the Commonwealth Classification Board.
It relates to classification of computer programs for home entertainment systems, computer software including disks, CD ROMS and images produced.
Section 56 of the Act provides for approved entities to demonstrate computer games.
The provisions of this Act apply to computer games distributed from 1 July 1995 and do not have retrospective effect except in respect to objectionable material.
The following Guides or Booklets are available:
Guidelines for the Classification of Computer Games (available from the Australian Classification website).