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2016

Statement regarding the appointment of Dr Bulent Hass Dellal AO as SBS Chairman

The SBS Board and Executive today welcomed the appointment of Dr Bulent Hass Dellal AO as the SBS Chairman, as announced by the Minister for Communications, Mitch Fifield.

Read the statement here (PDF).

Joel Creasey and Em Rusciano join Faustina Agolley and Patrick Abboud to host the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on SBS.


Joel Creasey and Em Rusciano join Faustina Agolley and Patrick Abboud to host the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on SBS.

Read the News Release here. (PDF)

New SBS campaign asks Australians to Face Up to Racism


SBS has launched a national marketing campaign promoting Face Up to Racism week, a special week of programs from 26 February – 5 March which explore racism and prejudice in Australia today.

Read the News Release here. (PDF)

SBS asks Australia to Face Up to Racism

SBS asks Australia to Face Up to Racism (#FU2Racism) - A week of programs exploring racism and prejudice starts 26 February on SBS.

One in five Australians have experienced racism in the last 12 months according to one of the biggest ever surveys conducted on racism and prejudice in Australia, commissioned by SBS with the Western Sydney University*. 

Read the News Release here. (PDF)

SBS celebrates Lunar New Year 2017

Welcoming the Year of the Fire Rooster with special programming across SBS TV, Radio and Online.

Read the News Release here. (PDF)

NITV presents the Always Will Be Festival on 26 January

On 26 January 2017, NITV presents the Always Will Be Festival – an array of programming and events that encourage a national discussion on what it means to be Australian today.

Read the News Release here. (PDF)

NITV commissions first-ever scripted live-action children’s series GRACE BESIDE ME.

NITV today announced its first ever commission of a scripted live-action series, Grace Beside Me.

Read the News Release here. (PDF)

Exclusive: SBS Radio investigation reveals prohibited drugs readily available for sale in Australian South Asian grocery stores

An exclusive investigation led by SBS Radio’s Punjabi program has revealed illegal importation of prohibited drugs to Australia.

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SBS appoints Uma Oldham as Head of Group Marketing

SBS has appointed Uma Oldham as the Head of Group Marketing.

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SBS to air the most diverse dating show to hit Australian screens

SBS explores diversity in a bold and original way with a new commissioned weekly series, Undressed. Originally an Italian format and now a break-out international hit, the hands-on social experiment premieres on Monday 16 January at 9.30pm on SBS - and promises to have the nation talking.

Read the News Release here. (PDF)

SBS partners with national screen agencies to champion off-screen diversity

SBS today announces the launch of the SBS Diversity Talent Escalator, a new national initiative focused on increasing the representation of Australia’s diverse communities within the television production sector.

Read the News Release here. (PDF)

SBS sets national challenge to encourage diversity in advertising

Announced yesterday at the SBS Upfronts, SBS Media will launch the Diversity Works Challenge on Australia Day, 26 January 2017. The initiative calls on Australia’s most creative minds to develop an advertising campaign that demonstrates diversity and, in doing so, reflects today’s Australia. 


Read the News Release here. (PDF)

SBS will inspire Australians with a distinctive slate for 2017

SBS has today unveiled its 2017 line-up, showcasing a slate of programs exploring stories of contemporary multicultural Australia, and tackling issues in a way that inspires, challenges and brings the nation together across its network.

Read the News Release here. (PDF)

SBS to air two Wallabies rugby matches

Today SBS announced that it has secured the exclusive free-to-air rights to two of the upcoming Wallabies matches from the 2016 Autumn Internationals rugby union series.

Read the News Release here. (PDF)

Acclaimed drama Midnight Sun premieres on SBS On Demand

SBS On Demand continues to bring dramatically more to Australian audiences this summer, kicking off with acclaimed Swedish thriller Midnight Sun, premiering exclusively from Thursday 1 December.

Read the News Release here. (PDF)