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Incentives Scorecard: Australia Has Long History of Global Productions

Australia has had a long history with the movies. Who knew that the world’s first feature-length film, “The Story of the Kelley Gang” (1906), was shot in Melbourne? The nation boasts a wide variety of climates and landscapes, some of the world’s best trained film crews, modern soundstages and equipment rental houses, and an acting community with many members who have broken into the ranks of world cinema.

Incentives
40% Rebate for feature film production expenditures incurred for Australian goods and services
20% Rebate on production expenditures for TV and other eligible projects incurred
for Australian
goods and services
30% Rebate on post, digital and visual effects
$390k Minimum spend for features/single
TV episodes
$708k Minimum spend for TV series

Information courtesy of EP Financial Solutions, a production incentive consulting and financial services company.

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