SBS is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 1992 (Cth) (FOI Act), and is required to publish a disclosure log on its website (section 11C). The disclosure log lists information which has been released in response to a request for access to an SBS document under the FOI Act. This requirement has applied since 1 May 2011.
SBS embraces the opportunity to connect with audiences and communities through social media. To help SBS employees and those working on SBS projects understand their role and responsibilities when using social media, SBS has protocols which employees are expected to follow.
Australian audiences reacted strongly to SBS's two flagship documentary series Go Back To Where You Came From and Immigration Nation according to research commissioned by SBS. The research is available from this link.
SBS is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 1992 (Cth) (FOI Act).
Part II of the FOI Act establishes anInformation Publication Scheme
(IPS) under which government agencies subject to the FOI Act are required to publish a range of information on their websites. SBS's IPS is available here.