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Phew, *Now* R18+ Has Finally Passed In Queensland

After a bizarre day where those tuning in had to deal with discussion over court transcriptions and fencing laws. After a false alarm where one staffer in the Attorney General’s office accidentally sent a press release before the vote was taken, Queensland has finally joined the rest of Australia — and the Western world — by passing R18+ legislation at a state level.

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KaiPow1743d ago

I could be mistaken, but I think that the legislature already passed earlier this year and this is just Parliament saying that they're checking ID's.

Don't quote me on this. :D

BitbyDeath1743d ago (Edited 1743d ago )

That was for every state but QLD, hence the recent articles about GoW being R18 and not being able to be sold in QLD.

http://n4g.com/news/1169660...

Now they can put it on the shelves again and i won't have to cross the border. XD

N311V1743d ago

Federal Government regulate the classification board and introduced the R-rating but state government legislate the laws, for example films can be X-rated but only the ACT and NT allow them to be sold.

BitbyDeath1743d ago

Apparently it hasn't passed yet and the page got pulled.
More info at Kotaku

http://www.kotaku.com.au/20...

BitbyDeath1743d ago

Has passed now, updated sub.
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