IGEA’s submission, Inquiry into Innovation and Creativity: Workforce for the New Economy

IGEA’s submission, Inquiry into Innovation and Creativity: Workforce for the New Economy

Feb 1, 2017

IGEA has made a submission to the Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training’s Inquiry into Innovation and Creativity: Workforce for the new economy.  With a focus on the labour force within Australia’s video game development industry, our submission reported on matters that will ensure that Australia’s tertiary education system...

IGEA Submission to Productivity Commission; Data availability & use, Draft Report

IGEA Submission to Productivity Commission;  Data availability & use, Draft Report

Feb 1, 2017

IGEA responded to the Productivity Commission’s recommended approach for improving the availability and use of public and private sector data in Australia, focussing on private sector data as regulatory change in this space is the most relevant to our members. Our submission can be found here     Share...

IGEA Submission: Australian Consumer Law Review, Interim Report

IGEA Submission: Australian Consumer Law Review, Interim Report

Feb 1, 2017

The review of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) formally commenced on 31 March 2016 with the release of an Issues Paper. IGEA made an initial submission to the review on May 27, 2016 which can be found here An interim report was released for further public consultation, with IGEA providing a follow up submission   Share...

Infographic: A snapshot of the Australian Video Game Development Industry

Infographic: A snapshot of the Australian Video Game Development Industry

Dec 21, 2016

We created an infographic to provide a snapshot of the Australian Video Game Development Industry for the FY 2015-16 which you can download here. For further details on the Australian video game development industry, view the accompanying press release here   Share...

Australian game development industry a significant export opportunity

Australian game development industry a significant export opportunity

Dec 21, 2016

Comprehensive research into Australian video game development highlights potential for growth    Sydney, Australia – 21 December 2016 – The Australian video game development industry has huge potential as a weightless and ‘clean’ export industry, an independent survey of local game developers has shown. Australia’s game development industry...

Congratulations to Gamespot, winners of the IGEA Football Tournament 2016

Congratulations to Gamespot, winners of the IGEA Football Tournament 2016

Dec 15, 2016

It rained most of the day, but that certainly didn’t dampen the spirits of all the teams who played in our Football Tournament this today.  Each year we are blown away by the actual football skills (not just FIFA skills)  of those that work in our industry.  Both semi finals ended in a penalty shoot out with Xbox nudging out Ubisoft and Gamespot...