Ratings

Classifications tell you about the impact of the content and the most suitable audience for a film.

G

There are no legal restrictions on the screening of films classified G.

PG

There are no legal restrictions on the screening of films classified PG. It should be remembered however, that films classified PG are not recommended for people under 15 without guidance from a parent or guardian.

M

There are no legal restrictions on the screening of films classified M. It should be remembered however, that films classified M are not recommended for people under 15 years as these contain content that is recommended for a mature audience.

MA15+

In all States and Territories (except Queensland) it is an offence to exhibit an MA15+ film if a person aged under 15 years is present and they are not accompanied by their parent or adult guardian. In Queensland, a person aged between 2 and under 15 cannot be admitted to a MA15+ film unless they are accompanied by an adult.

R18+

In all States and Territories (except Queensland) a R18+ film cannot be exhibited in a public place in the presence of a person who is under 18 years. In Queensland, people aged between 2 and under 18 cannot be admitted to a R18+ film. In addition, in Tasmania a R18+ film cannot be screened if it can be seen from a public place.