Tagged With australian interactive games fund

10

In April 2016, the Senate held a parliamentary inquiry into the state of the Australian video game industry. After weeks of deliberations and consulations with industry and bureaucracy, the cross-party committee made 8 recommendations that included arguing for the reinstatement of the Australian Interactive Games Fund.

Earlier today, after missing its initial deadline to respond to the committee's recommendations, the government has responded.

24

Given that we're getting closer to PAX Australia, it's only natural that the subject of video games as a business and an industry more broadly is going to crop up.

And thanks to Greens co-deputy leader Scott Ludlam, crop up it did. The Senator had the opportunity to pop some questions to Federal Communications Minister Mitch Fifield at a meeting of the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee, and Fifield was, well, barely interested.