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GDAA chief blasts Australia's lack of R18+ classification

GamesIndustry.biz writes: "GDAA president and Tantalus CEO Tom Crago has written an opinion piece heavily criticising the ratings system in Australia for its lack of an 18-rating - something which he believes results in inappropriate content rated at '15' level, while other titles are simply banned unreasonably.

"On one hand Australia is an oasis of game development, with a thriving, highly skilled industry generating hundreds of millions of dollars of valuable export revenue," he said in an editorial posted on the ABC News site. "On the other hand Australia's lack of an R18+ classification means that some of the world's most important video games are effectively banned from appearing down under at all."

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