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The Queensland Government is now in caretaker mode until after the state election. Minimal updates will be made to this site until after the election results are declared.

Protest rights, freedom of speech and classification

  • Right to protest

    Your right to participate in peaceful protests in Queensland, including how to get a demonstration approved.

  • Freedom of speech

    Information about freedom of speech in Australia, including our freedom to criticise the government without fear, the lack of explicit protection in the Constitution and what is not considered acceptable speech.

  • Classification laws

    Censorship and classification in Australia, including its history, how the Classification Board works and what codes of practices regulate the content allowed on radio, television and the internet.

  • Film festivals 244 film festival

    If the film you want to screen at your festival or community event doesn’t have a rating you will need an exemption to show it. See how to apply.

Last updated
26 July 2017
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