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2016

SBS appoints Susie Jones as Commissioning Editor, Documentaries

SBS has appointed Susie Jones as Commissioning Editor, Documentaries within the television and online content division. Susie joins SBS from Matchbox Pictures where she is currently Factual Entertainment Development Executive.

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Peter Kuruvita returns to SBS with Coastal Kitchen

Peter Kuruvita returns to SBS with Coastal Kitchen. Following on from successful series’ My Sri Lanka, Island Feast and Mexican Fiesta, Peter Kuruvita makes a return to SBS screens.

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Champions Leicester kick off the season as the Premier League returns to SBS.

The Premier League returns to the free-to-air home of international football on August 13, when first-time and current champions, Leicester City take on Hull City.

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SBS documentary examines Senator- elect Hanson’s political career and its impact on multicultural Australia

Premiering on Sunday, 31 July at 8.35pm, SBS will air Pauline Hanson: Please Explain!, a documentary exploring the newly elected Senator’s impact on multicultural Australia since her maiden speech in 1996.


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Yothu Yindi Foundation announces NITV as Official Media Partner of GARMA 2016

The Yothu Yindi Foundation and NITV are pleased to announce the national Indigenous broadcaster as the official media partner of Garma 2016.

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“Unwanted Australians” call for acknowledgment of mistreatment

Special SBS investigation finds hundreds of migrants were refused citizenship on political grounds after WWII.

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New SBS program Small Business Secrets- Australian businesses overcoming the odds and finding success

Small Business Secrets is a new weekly SBS program shining a light on the small business owners and innovators playing a vital role in Australia’s economic growth.

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NITV Celebrates Achievement across July and August

Across July and August, NITV celebrates achievement with multiplatform coverage of several key events, including the NAIDOC Gala Awards, National Indigenous Music Awards, Barunga Festival and the Telstra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards.

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Full SBS interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad available now

Full SBS interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad available now
The exclusive interview aired tonight on Australian network SBS

SBS’s exclusive interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus has aired tonight on Australia television, covering a wide range of critical global and regional issues.

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SBS announces 2016 Tour de France broadcast partners

SBS today announces ŠKODA, Colonial First State, OFX and Optus as broadcast partners for the 2016 Tour de France.

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SBS commissions a second season of hit comedy The Family Law

SBS today is pleased to announce a second season of The Family Law is in production.
The Family Law first hit screens in January this year to critical acclaim, securing an average national audience of 417,000* across the series, was the highest viewed program on SBS On Demand throughout its season, and attracted a huge 1.1 million views for its exclusive Facebook-first premiere. 


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VICELAND TO LAUNCH IN AUSTRALIA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SBS

VICE, the global youth brand, will partner with Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) to launch a new channel in Australia

The channel will feature all-new shows covering culture, music, sports, fashion, technology and more from around the world

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SBS On Demand brings audiences dramatically more with world dramas launch

SBS On Demand gives Australians a reason to snuggle up on their sofas this winter and binge-watch some of the world’s best dramas with the launch of world drama box sets on the streaming service from today.

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SBS encourages kids to celebrate language with national competition

SBS has partnered with Community Languages Australia (CLA) to launch the inaugural SBS National Languages Competition from 20 June to 29 July. The exciting new initiative aims to encourage and celebrate a love of learning languages in Australia.

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SBS Election Exchange is in your Community

SBS is in your community talking politics in your language.


The SBS Election Exchange is a series of community-based events hosted by SBS Radio’s language programs in the lead up to the 2016 Federal Election. SBS Radio invites locals to come along, meet their local candidates and join the debate.

Read the News Release here. (PDF)