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The Australian Digital Games Tax Offset is being expanded by $19.6 million

The Digital Games Tax Offset will now extend to 'games as a service' projects, with additional funding on the way.

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Game devs get a path to permanent residency with visa win

Multimedia specialist and software engineer are among 22 new roles included on the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List, which offers…

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Unionisation for freelancers: why is it worth it?

Here’s what GWU Australia is doing to make freelance and precarious labourers a priority, and how people in other fields…

what good will a video game tax offset do?
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Australia's video game tax offset is not a silver bullet

Foreign companies provide massive job boosts and up-skilling, but they have no interest in telling local stories, and they almost…

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How does the Digital Games Tax Offset fit into Australia's screen incentives?

Is a $500k minimum spend punishingly high? Is a 30% offset enough? What's different for film and TV? Game developers,…

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VICSCREEN to boost Victoria's screen industry with new $191 million strategy

Victoria’s screen industry, encompassing film, television and videogames, today received a large investment commitment as part of a four-year strategy…

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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.

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.

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.…

Parliamentary Friends of Video Games
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First Look at the Parliamentary Friends of Video Games

‘The one thing that you always have as a politician is a platform. I really want to put the enormous…

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