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Sep 30, 2017 China Extends Its Censorship To Australian Books, Written Feb 25, 2019 Censorship of video games and Internet sites hosted in Australia are considered to be the strictest in the western world.  Australia is a federation , and responsibility for censorship is divided between the states and the federal government. Originally, video games in Australia could only be rated up to MA15+. At the time, the R18+ classification rating could be given to film, but a video game with content deemed fitting for the R18+ rating would be 'Refused Classification' due to an appropriate classification not being available for the medium.
Censors in Australia during WW2
2.2 The history of censorship and classification in Australia is set out elsewhere and will not be recounted in detail in this Discussion Paper. A précis of this history might start with important reforms that took place after the landmark 1968 case Crowe v Graham, which involved the interpretation of ‘obscene’ and ‘indecent’ under NSW Jun 29, 2020 · Posted June 29, 2020 11:14:21. Reporter Ruby Cornish takes a look at some of the defining moments of literary censorship in Australia. Topics: books-literature, censorship, australia Facebook to Censorship in Australia: Intrusions into media freedom flying beneath the international free expression radar Article (PDF Available) in Pacific Journalism Review 21(1):40-60 · May 2015 with 897 Australia's censorship system went further than the British system it was modelled on. In England, Lord Chief Justice Alexander Cockburn ruled in 1868 that the legal test for obscenity was whether
2.3 Subsequent to Crowe v Graham, reforms first announced by the Minister for Customs and Excise, the Hon. Don Chipp MP in 1970, and enacted by the Whitlam Government in 1972, saw the Australian approach shift from a closed and highly interventionist model of censorship into a more open, liberal and accountable regime, based around classification as the norm and direct banning of material as the exception.
Aug 11, 2019 Censorship in Australia | Publish your master's thesis Internet censorship in Australia On 1 January 2000 the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Online Services) Bill 1999 became law. At the time of its introduction in parliament the bill created a heated debate within the internet community about the needs and the possibilities of censoring content of internet web sites. Censorship - ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Jun 29, 2020 (PDF) Censorship in Australia: Intrusions into media Australia’s Press freedom is under scrutiny, and there seems to be a development of more penalties being inflicted on journalists and media representatives.