Communications and the Arts
The Classification Review Board is an independent statutory authority set-up under the National Classification Scheme, a legislated co-operative arrangement created 1 January 1996 between the Australian, state and territory governments that provides a national approach to classification. The review board is a part-time board which meets to review a decision of the Classification Board as needed. Principles for decision-making are set out in the National Classification Code. Separate guidelines for the classification of films, computer games and publications are established under the Scheme. The review board comprises of a convenor, a deputy convenor and other review board members.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Regulatory / Review / Inquiry / Commission

  • Creation Date

    1 January 1996

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Fiona Jolly 18 September 2017 2 January 2019
Deputy Chair Ms. Susan Knowles 18 September 2017 17 September 2020
Member Mr. Richard Williams 18 September 2017 17 September 2019
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member Mr. Peter Price 18 September 2017 17 September 2019
Member Mr. Peter Attard 18 September 2017 2 January 2019
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