News in brief: Screen rebate restored, doco funding crisis + more Neighbours allegations

This week: post-Covid analysis from HBO, Netflix, and the games industry, Screenwest's new CEO announced, and the war for fair screen funding continues after a major battle is won.

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  • Neighbours: more come forward about racism on set
    After Shareena Clanton and Meyne Wyatt spoke out about racism on the set of Neighbours, former regular Sharon Johal has spoken out about her own experiences, expressing hope that this outpouring will be a ‘transformative moment’ for the long-running soap.

READ: Indigenous actors call out racism on Neighbours set: ‘Lonely, triggering, and traumatising’

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Jini Maxwell is a writer and curator who lives in Naarm. They are an assistant curator at ACMI, where they also host the Women & Non-binary gamers club. They write about videogames and the people who make them. You can find them on Twitter @astroblob