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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. Susan Knowles 3 January 2021 30 June 2022
Deputy Chair Ms. Susan Bush 7 December 2021 6 December 2024
Member Mr. Adam Davy 10 December 2020 5 December 2022
Member Ms. Rechelle Leahy 10 December 2020 5 December 2022
Member VACANT    
Member Mr. David Toll 7 December 2021 6 December 2024
Member VACANT    
Member Ms. Margaret Clancy 10 December 2020 5 December 2022
Member Mr. Christopher Allen 10 December 2020 5 December 2022
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