Simon Corbell is trying to make the R18+ computer games issue go away until after the federal election.
“I am very encouraged by the high level of response to the Commonwealth Government’s discussion paper on this issue, with approximately 60,000 submissions received,” Mr Corbell said.
“Of these 60,000 submissions, about 98% of the respondents were in support of the introduction of an R18+ classification for computer games in Australia.
“The overwhelming level of response is clear evidence that this is an important issue for many people in our community. This is, however, a complex issue and any decision needs to be considered carefully by all Attorneys-General over coming months.”
It has been agreed by all jurisdictions to do further work before making a final decision, however, Minister for Home Affairs, Brendan O’Connor, has released a status report to keep interested members of the community informed of the progress being made.
One of those issues that everyone wishes they didn’t have to touch.