Aussie gamers are set to get their hands on a slew of new gaming gear from the world of video games as part of the Australian Government’s 2017 gaming strategy.
Key points:The government has set out to boost digital literacy and encourage game players to play more video games in schoolsThe program includes an Australian Gaming Expo on March 18, 2019In a bid to bolster digital literacy, the government is set to roll out a new gaming strategy aimed at boosting digital literacy.
Key Points:The Government is setting out to improve digital literacy across AustraliaThe goal is to encourage more Australians to play video gamesThe Expo will be held on March 12 and 13 in the country’s largest city, Melbourne, with the Government providing free accommodation and food vouchers to attendeesThe Government will be hosting an interactive digital game session in the city on March 17 and 18 and the Australian Games Expo on April 5 and 6.
The Expo, which will be hosted by Australian Games Australia, will be an opportunity for consumers to learn more about the world’s largest video game industry and its latest releases.
“The goal of the Expo is to enable consumers to discover the gaming world and the latest game titles through a digital gaming experience,” said a spokesperson for the Minister for Communications, Media and Sport, Senator Scott Ludlam.
“This Expo will also provide Australians with the opportunity to interact with industry experts and see new games, features and updates.”
It will be the first major Australian event to showcase the Australian industry’s latest releases and products.
“The Government’s gaming strategy will also be aimed at encouraging more Australians who play video gaming to participate in schools.”
Our aim is to create a more engaged community through games, entertainment and community,” said the spokesperson.”
By supporting schools and community organisations, we can create an engaging and engaged digital learning environment.
“At the Australian Expo, we will encourage more young people to be more involved in the digital life of their communities, and we are working with schools to create digital literacy programs that are aligned with their learning needs.”
Participants will have the chance to test out the latest games, and learn more information about them through a live stream on their smart phones.
In addition to the Expo, the Government is also encouraging the public to join a gaming social club in order to find out more about new games they may have missed out on.
“Gaming clubs and events provide a unique opportunity for Australians to meet like-minded gamers in their communities,” the spokesperson said.
“We know there are many people who want to play games and we hope these experiences will help them find new friends and games to play.”
The Expo is set for a three-day event, with all attendees given a free hotel stay.
It will be attended by the Federal Minister for Communication, Media, Sport and Sport Participation, Senator Ludlam, and other government officials.