May 2, 2010
As reported on news.com.au, a petition to introduce an R18+ rating for video games has set a new record for the being the largest ever in Australian history. The previous record was set by a petition against Workchoices in 2005 which attracted 85,000 signatures.
Retailer GAME has lead the campaign along with gaming website PALGN to create an R18+ rating for interactive gaming titles in Australia. In 8 weeks, more than 89,000 people had signed the petition. To read more click here.