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NPD: Australian retail dropped 12% in 2011

The NPD Group Australia has revealed a 12.8% year-on-year decrease in traditional retail in 2011, but local industry expects digital revenue to climb.

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  • Aussie R&D tax credit could help its games sector become "one of the top three territories in the world"

    Tony Reed, CEO of the Game Developers Association of Australia, feels the Australian Government’s proposed R&D tax credits is the best deal it has come up with to date, as it will provide the gaming sector with a 45 percent refundable tax credit if a firm’s turnover is less than $20 million.

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  • Risen being refused classification in Australia is ridiculous, says GDAA president

    Reaction to Risen being refused classification in Australia has caused the president of the Game Developers Association of Australia to describe the rating system as “awful”, “ridiculous” and “antiquated”. “We are once again caught in this awful, ridiculous web of the antiquated classification system that we all have to endure,” Tom Crago stated in a […]

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  • Australian GDAA boss quits

    According to this Gamespot report, Greg Bondar, the Game Developers’ Association of Australia’s (GDAA) CEO, has quit. Bondar has been in charge of the organisation for the past 18 months, and will leave on July 18. More through the link.

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