Ross Symons

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The video games industry: an over-looked Incubator for Australia’s future STEM talent

One of the things we need to contend with as game developers is the idea among those outside the industry that what we produce is nothing more than frivolous entertainment. This is quite clearly the implication of the Federal Government policy towards the games industry, where we’re not provided support nor funding on any level,… Continue reading The video games industry: an over-looked Incubator for Australia’s future STEM talent

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If the government truly cares about the tech sector, it mustn’t neglect video game makers

The Australian game development industry is frustrated. Incredibly so. One of the bodies that represents local companies in the industry, iGEA, recently published an open letter to Senator Mitch Fifield, who, as Minister for Arts, is the chief member of parliament responsible for supporting the games industry. Here’s an except from that letter: “… time… Continue reading If the government truly cares about the tech sector, it mustn’t neglect video game makers

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