Tony Reed, CEO of the Game Developers Association of Australia certainly thinks so. We spoke to Tony Reed a while back about R & D Tax Reform and how it could kickstart the Australian Games Industry, but speaking to Gamespot he reaffirmed his belief that Australia can grow rapidly in the near future.
"Our goal at the GDAA is to prepare Australia to become one of the top three territories in the world for game development within the next five years," claimed Tony. "I think this can be achieved; the industry is doing really great right now and we seem to have gone back to our roots in generating amazing content."
Despite some setbacks, there has been a lot to shout about in the local games industry, and with R & D Tax Reform designed to favour game development on a small to medium scale - and help those involved in contract work - the future is looking bright.