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GWU Australia Welcomes 30% Tax Rebate News

Game Workers Unite Australia welcomes today’s announcement of a 30% tax rebate for video game development in Australia. This is an enormous achievement and we acknowledge the huge efforts put in by the IGEA to lobby the Federal Government on this issue. While the concrete details about the Digital Games Tax Offset are yet to […]

Ending Abuse in the Games Industry

This last week, the games industry has again been rocked by stories of people with power preying upon their colleagues, employees and fans. It is a harrowing moment but also important that we reckon with these revelations. GWU Australia condemns the perpetrators of these abuses. We have only one thing to say to those who […]

Survey Of Australian Game Developers Shows Ongoing Underpayments, Job Security Fears

Today Game Workers Unite Australia released the second round of results from their Games Industry Survey, now running for its second year. The survey canvassed 258 different developers across the Australian games industry. Based on these answers, many of Australia’s game developers continue to be underpaid and deeply concerned about the future of the industry. […]

One Third of Australian Game Developers Earn Less Than Minimum Wage, Survey Shows

Australian game developers are struggling against poor pay, a lack of job security, and limited opportunities, according to survey data compiled and released by Game Workers Unite Australia ahead of Melbourne International Games Week 2018. 155 developers have completed the survey so far, painting a dismal picture of income and working conditions. Infographic Key takeaways […]