Ratings For Video Games In Australia

G-Suitable for everyone.
PG-Not recommended for children under 15; may contain material which some children find confusing or upsetting.
M-Not recommended for children under 15; may include moderate levels of violence, language or themes.
MA-Restricted – unsuitable for persons under 15; may contain strong content.
R-Restricted to adults.
X-Restricted to adults – contains sexually explicit content.

Penalties shop keepers face if they sell a person under the agoe of 18 a ‘R’ or ‘X’ rated video games are: punished up to 100 penalty points or put in jail.