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...

Review of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) Draft Report

Review of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) Draft Report

Aug 11, 2016

IGEA recently made a submission to the Draft Report from Department of Communications and the Arts which was reviewing ACMA.  Details of the Review can be found here. In summary IGEA believes it is crucial for a single Regulator to take primary responsibility for the administration and regulation of a new ‘fit for purpose’ National Classification...

Review of the Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA)

Review of the Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA)

Jun 10, 2016

The Department of Communications and the Arts released a draft report of its review of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), the independent body responsible for regulating the internet, telecommunications and broadcasting industries in Australia.  The purpose of the review was to examine ACMA and determine whether it has performed...

Australian Consumer Law Review

Australian Consumer Law Review

May 27, 2016

IGEA responded to the Australian Consumer Law Review which was undertaken by Consumer Affairs Australia and New Zealand. IGEA presented its view on 6 relevant areas: Digital Content Online purchases and total minimum prices Consumers accessing consumption and transactional data Clarity of the ACL and consumer guarantees Administering and enforcing the...