Media Releases

23
Nov
Australian game developers celebrate introduction of DGTO bill into Parliament

23 November, 2022 –  Alongside the Australian video games industry, IGEA is celebrating today’s introduction of the Treasury Laws Amendment…

28
Oct
IGEA welcomes confirmation that the Albanese Labor Government is backing the digital games sector

Friday 28 October, 2022 –  IGEA is thrilled by the confirmation that the Albanese Government is backing the digital games…

26
Oct
IGEA Statement on Federal Budget, October 2022

Wednesday 26 October, 2022 –  Following last night’s federal budget announcement, the Australian video games industry is still eagerly awaiting…

05
Oct
IGEA announces the winners of the 2022 Australian Game Developer Awards

Tonight, the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA) announced the winners of the 2022 Australian Game Developer Awards (AGDAs) with…

01
Sep
Have your say on draft industry codes to protect Australians from harmful content

1 September, 2022  – Six associations representing the on industry in Australia have today released for public consultation the draft…

17
Aug
IGEA JOINS 36 AUSTRALIAN DEVELOPERS AT GAMESCOM 2022

Wednesday, 17 August, 2022 – The Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA) celebrates the local games businesses representing Australia at…

11
Aug
IGEA Update About The Arcade

The Arcade was established in 2013 to form a collaborative workspace for Melbourne game developers and creative companies.  The goals…

19
Jul
IGEA welcomes the boost in funding from Screen Australia’s Games: Expansion Pack

Tuesday 19 July 2022:     IGEA is thrilled to see the announcement from Screen Australia today that 31 Australian games…

26
May
Australian Video Game Consumer Sales Remain Robust

SYDNEY, Australia – 26 May 2022 – Australians’ of playing video games is stronger than ever, according to consumer…

23
May
IGEA welcomes the incoming Albanese Labor Government

23 May 2022  – IGEA congratulates and welcomes the incoming Albanese Labor Government and los forward to continuing the dialogue…

09
May
IGEA announces the IGEA Educates Summit 2022

Sydney, May  09 2022, IGEA is thrilled to announce an expanded program for the IGEA Educates Summit, which will be…

21
Mar
BACKING THE GAME: IGEA’S 2022 Federal Election Policy Platform

21 March, 2022 (Sydney) – Today IGEA launched its latest publication, Backing the Game: 2022 Federal Election Policy Platform.  As…

10
Mar
IGEA WELCOMES SCREEN AUSTRALIA’S GAMES: EXPANSION PACK

SYDNEY 10 March 2022 – IGEA is ighted with the initiative announced today by Screen Australia and the Hon Paul…

07
Feb
The Arcade Update, 7 February 2022

IGEA was disappointed to advise late last year that we had to move The Arcade out of its current premise…

16
Dec
IGEA delighted with the Australian Government’s strengthening of the DGTO

IGEA is ighted by the Australian Government’s announcement today, as a part of its Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlo (MYEFO),…

14
Dec
Australian game development industry doubles revenue to $226 million over the past five years

The industry recorded over 20% year on year growth for the past three years due to the increasing popularity of…

13
Dec
IGEA Update on The Arcade

The Arcade is a collaborative working space in South Melbourne and home to a cluster of vibrant video game development…

23
Nov
The Arcade SMART Program Recipients Announced

The recipients of The Arcade SMART program have been announced! The South Melbourne Arcade Residency Tenure (SMART) Program is an assistive residency placement within The…

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