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Assigned Production Investment - Games
  • Generally capped at $150,000, funding is available to assist Victorian games companies to produce a prototype or full game, and also for marketing and related expenses
  • There are up to four deadlines per year, subject to available funds
  • All applicants to this program are required to pay a non-refundable fee of $550 ($500 plus GST) at the time of application.


Games Release
  • Up to $30,000 is available as a grant to support Victoria’s newer and smaller games studios to deliver a well-planned and marketed release of their project
  • Funding can be used to assist with legal fees, marketing assistance, business development and licensing costs
  • There are up to four deadlines per year, subject to available funds.


Games Professional Placements
  • This program supports Victorian games companies to engage a Victorian practitioner
  • The funding round for 2015/16 will run in the 2016 calendar year. Guidelines on this page should be used as a reference only. Please contact us if you require more information.

Our games programs assist Victorian games developers and companies to create and market a diverse range of games for any distribution platform.


Please read our new Terms of Trade (340KB) alongside the relevant program guidelines below.



Assigned Production Investment - Games (56 KB)

Games Release (439 KB)

Games Professional Placements - reference only (488.2 KB)


Application Forms

Assigned Production Investment - Games

Games Release


Acquittal Forms

API Games Milestone Report

Games Completion Report - API Games

Games Release Acquittal Report

Completion Report - Games Professional Placements



Check the deadlines for these programs.

For initial queries on Assigned Production Investment - Games or Games Release please contact Kate Riley on +61 03 9660 3234.

For initial queries on Games Professional Placements please contact Daniel Reid on + 61 03 9660 3256.

Program Manager Liam Routt +61 03 9660 3224


We encourage applicants to produce games that are accessible to people with a disability, including audiences
with visual, auditory, cognitive or mobility impairments. Please refer to the International Game Developers Association guidance for more information.

Application Resources

API Games and Games Release budget template