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2016

Adelaide United vs. Western Sydney Wanderers on SBS 2.

SBS 2’s coverage of the 2016 Hyundai A-League Grand Final will kick off this Sunday, 1 May from 4.30pm. This year’s current premiers Adelaide United will take on Western Sydney Wanderers at Adelaide Oval.

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SBS commissions Struggle Street series two

SBS today announced the commissioning of a second series of observational documentary series Struggle Street.  

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Renowned artist Tony Albert meets some of Australia’s most exciting contemporary Indigenous artists in NITV’s Colour Theory

Colour Theory returns to NITV with award-winning host Tony Albert exploring the worlds of some of the country’s most exciting contemporary artists. Delving into the personal journeys of Julie and Clive Freeman, Karla Dickens, Frances Belle Parker and Jason Wing, the new series paints our screens with vibrant stories of history, culture and pride that unearth techniques to preserve cultural traditions through contemporary visual storytelling.  

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SBS Radio appoints Dr Eman Sharobeem as Community Engagement Manager

SBS Radio has appointed Dr Eman Sharobeem to the role of Community Engagement Manager, responsible for developing and implementing strategies to deepen engagement and grow relationships with communities and stakeholders.

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SBS Eurovision Radio Launches on 1 May

The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest will take over Stockholm, Sweden from 11 May with contestants from 43 countries set to compete. SBS Radio invites fans to kick off Eurovision celebrations early with SBS Eurovision Radio, your non-stop soundtrack to the world's biggest song contest, broadcasting 24 hours a day from 1 to 15 May. Tune into SBS Radio 4 on digital radio or stream online or via the SBS Radio App.

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Tuesday nights on SBS 2 go Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Comedian, writer, actress and political commentator Samantha Bee brings her sassy, smart and satirical point of view to a range of current and relevant issues in her very own late night comedy show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, which premieres Tuesday, 26th April at 8.00 on SBS 2 and on SBS On Demand.

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Ian Thorpe, Julia Zemiro and Ernie Dingo take epic genetic journey in DNA Nation

Who are we? And where do we come from? As a multicultural nation, there is an ongoing discussion about what it means to be Australian today.

NITV Statement on the passing of Tiga Bayles

NITV today paid tribute to Tiga Bayles, a pioneering Indigenous media figure and long-time campaigner for Indigenous rights.

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South American stars headline football in June as SBS secures the exclusive free-to-air rights of the Copa America Centenario.

The biggest names in world football go into battle for Continental glory on SBS this June.

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Joint Statement by SBS and Scott McIntyre

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SBS announces strategic changes to commissioned content team

SBS today announced changes to the SBS commissioned content team to continue to deliver unique commissioned content which reflects the special SBS Charter.

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SBS premieres short films from National Youth Week competition winners

SBS today announced the five winners of its National Youth Week competition, with the winning films premiering on SBS 2, NITV, Food Network and SBS On Demand from today.

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SBS launches new SBS On Demand Virtual Reality App

SBS will today become the first Australian broadcaster to launch a Virtual Reality (VR) app, SBS On Demand VR, allowing audiences to explore the latest 360° videos produced by SBS and the independent production community.

Developed by SBS’s Digital Creative Labs team, the VR app is part of SBS’s commitment to utilise the latest technology to tell diverse Australian stories in new and innovative ways.

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NITV celebrates National Youth Week with a spotlight on Indigenous achievement

Marking National Youth Week, between 8-17th April, NITV will feature a range of unique content that reflects and celebrates Indigenous youth. Alongside three first-run documentaries, Bush to Belly, Cunnamulla Dreaming and One Mob to CGEN, there will be a dedicated online offering across the week.

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SBS Secures the Exclusive Free-To-Air Rights to Euro 2016

The biggest names in European Football head to your screens this June as SBS secures the free-to-air rights to UEFA Euro 2016.

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