Other Gaming Links

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Australian

Mental Health Services

Checkpoint

Resources For Parents

Videogames.org.au

LAN Party Services for Hire

Applause Entertainment - Locations unknown
Extreme Gaming - Sydney, New South Wales
Game Truck Australia - Newcastle, New South Wales
Game Vault - Perth, Western Australia
Games 2 U - Macarthur & Nepean regions, New South Wales - Adelaide & other regions, South Australia
GameAware - Melbourne, Victoria
Gamerz - Sydney, New South Wales
Ghostly Games Entertainment - Brisbane, Queensland
Mobile Video Games - Central Coast & Newcastle, New South Wales
Ultimate Games - Melbourne, Victoria

Gaming Leagues / eSports Organisations

AEL (Australian eSports League) - Dota 2, League of Legends, CounterStrike: Global Offensive, Hearthstone
CouchWarriors League - Dragon Ball FighterZ, Street Fighter: Champion Edition, Tekken 7, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Super Smash Bros. Melee
ozfortress - Team Fortress 2
OzHadou - Fighting games
WAESL (Western Australian eSports League) - CounterStrike: Global Offensive, Rocket League, League of Legends, FIFA, Call Of Duty: BlackOps Coldwar, VALORANT, Tekken 7, Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, Dota 2
XP Esports Australia - Rainbow Six Siege, Rocket League

Gaming Conventions / Exhibitions

Freeplay - (Independent Games Festival) - Melbourne, Victoria
Melbourne eSports Open - Melbourne, Victoria
PAX (Penny Arcade X) Australia - Melbourne, Victoria
Perth Games Festival - Perth, Western Australia

Entertainment Conventions (with gaming)

AVCon (Anime Video Convention) - Adelaide, South Australia
Evolve Pop Culture Fair - Perth, Western Australia
GAMMA.CON - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
GeeCon - Darwin, Northern Territory
RahCon - Mandurah, Western Australia
Smash (Sydney Manga and Anime Show) - Sydney, New South Wales
Supanova Pop Culture Expo - Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Games TV Stations / Channels

New Game Plus TV

Gaming Associations

AESA (Australian Esports Association)
GDAA (Game Developers Association of Australia)
igea (Interactive Games and Entertainment Association)
Let's Make Games - Perth, Western Australia

Gaming Conferences

GCAP (Game Connect Asia Pacific) - Melbourne

Game Development Communities

PIGMI (Perth Independent Game Maker's Initiative) - Perth
Tsumea

Game Development Competitions

Australian STEM Video Game Challenge (Primary School and High School students only)

Game Development Facilities

The Arcade - Melbourne

Game Development Funds

Creators Fund | Creative Victoria - Victoria
Funding for Games | Film Victoria - Victoria
Screen Finance Program - Queensland
South Australian Video Games Development Rebate - South Australia
Conceptual Design, and Production and Release grants - Tasmania
Digital Games Tax Offset - A federal government tax offset of 30% will become available from 1st of July, 2022.

Game Development Events

CanDev - Canberra
Jamadelaide - Adelaide
Melbourne International Games Week - Melbourne
Playup Perth - Perth

Game Development Institutions

AiE (Academy of Interactive Entertainment) - Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney campuses

LAN News Articles

Troops gather for action - Greg Thom, Herald Sun, 19th of July, 2000 - Shafted
Industrial-strength gamer networks - Adam Turner, SMH, 15th of October 2002 - AusGamers, Shafted
LAN Planner: RetroLAN in Sydney, Tomorrow! - David Wildgoose, Kotaku, 6th of February, 2009 - SOGC
LAN Planner: Trick Or Treat Yourself To Some Gaming - David Wildgoose, Kotaku, 22nd of October, 2009 - SOGC
Sydney’s Biggest Gaming LAN Finds New Home - Tracey Lien, Kotaku, 3rd of September 2009 - SGL
Gamers set for epic multiplayer challenge - Tina Liptai, The Standard, 17th of September 2009 - LAN Of The Damned
7 Tools You Need To Survive A LAN Party - Adrian Covert, Gizmodo, 16th of September 2011
Frag Reel Friday: LAN parties - Alex Walker, ABC, 27th of January 2012 - SGL, Respawn
LAN party: social video gaming in Bunbury - Sharon Kennedy, ABC South West WA, 26th of November 2014 - Avalanche
LAN parties live on - How the Internet hasn't killed them off, yet - Chris Smith, Tweaktown, 10th of January 2015 - GGF
I Love LANs, I Hate LANs, I Love LANs - Alex Walker, Kotaku, 24th of February 2016 - ACL, SGL

International

Gaming Associations

IESF (International e-Sport Federation)
IGDA (International Game Developer's Association)

Gaming Leagues / eSports Organisations

ESL (Electronic Sports League)

Game Development Events

Game Development Tools