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IGEA calls on NSW government to stop neglecting videogame sector, again, ahead of budget

Australia peak videogame industry body has warned NSW could be ‘left behind’ if the Berejiklian Government fails to invest in…

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2021 Australian Game Developer Awards nominations open

The Australian videogame industry's night of nights will soon be upon us, and submissions are being invited.

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Apply for one of ten free bizdev mentorships with Jason Della Rocca

IGEA has partnered with screen and creative agencies to offer 10 mentorships with IGDA’s Jason Della Rocca to studios across…

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30% Federal tax offset for Australian videogame development announced

Australia's first-ever nationwide tax offset for game development will be included in the next Budget, supercharging the local videogame industry.

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Sometimes video games are bad, and we should say it

Despite the report's limitations, Four Corners' recent inquiry into predatory monetisation in games is insightful. The videogame industry is going…

IGEA is urging NSW to support game development
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IGEA has message for NSW: stop excluding game developers

'Not one dollar of any NSW Government screen funding supports video game development,' says IGEA.

Party Golf, made in Tasmania
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Tasmania Game Makers vie for national recognition

After Tasmanian game developers stayed silent on IGEA's national industry survey, an advocacy group is hoping to fill the gaps.

Three months after playing AO Tennis 2 at the Parliamentary Friends of Video Games, parliamentarians are recognising the importance of Federal support for game development.
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Politicians warn against ignoring videogame sector

MP Tim Watts' motion to recognise the social and economic contributions of videogames didn't shy away from the industry's flaws.…

IGEA survey shows gender gap
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IGEA survey shows games industry growth, but gender gap remains

COVID has barely touched the growing local game development industry, but IGEA's survey also reveals some stark truths about gender…

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What 2020 taught us about games (and life)

Screenhub catches up with some of the leading lights of the local games industry, to hear about the lessons they…

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