2017

NITV, SBS and Reconciliation Australia partner to launch the Reconciliation Film Club

NITV, SBS and Reconciliation Australia have proudly partnered to launch the Reconciliation Film Club, an online platform that supports organisations in hosting screenings of a curated selection of Indigenous documentaries from Australia’s leading Indigenous filmmakers.

SBS Radio celebrates the de‘light’ of Diwali

Embracing the cultural celebrations of Diwali the five day Hindu festival, SBS Radio will bring the experience in virtual reality with Tomorrow’s Diwali across all events.

Read the full Media Release here. (PDF)

NITV announces further commitment to the Indigenous production sector at the 19th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival

NITV announced its further commitment to the Indigenous production sector at the Remote Indigenous Media Festival, revealing the winner of the inaugural Spirit Initiative and calling for submissions for a sixth season of the short-documentary initiative, Our Stories.

Read the Media Release here (PDF).

Step inside The Mosque Next Door in new SBS documentary series

Three-part series premieres Wednesday 8 November, 8.30pm on SBS. For many non-Muslim Australians, the mosque is shrouded in mystery, and for some, controversy. But how many Australians have ever stepped inside one?

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SBS appoints Josh Martin as Commissioning Editor, Entertainment and Food

SBS has appointed Josh Martin as Commissioning Editor, Entertainment and Food, within the television and online content division.


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SBS exposes hidden sex work culture of Australia’s Thai massage parlours

A report led by SBS Radio’s Thai program has revealed the hidden sex work culture of Australia’s Thai massage industry, following increasing concern raised by the Thai community.

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True To Its Mission, SBS Reflects Our Nation’s Multicultural Diversity

Dr Bulent Hass Dellal AO
SBS Chairman

SBS’s relevance has come under attack of late, with critics questioning its value and suggesting that it’s moving further away from its Charter than ever before. It’s unsurprising that this criticism often comes from those with no connection to SBS or its purpose, and those who are unfamiliar with the public broadcaster’s offering in modern multicultural Australia.

Read full opinion editorial here (PDF).

SBS announces changes to its radio services to meet the needs of multicultural Australia

SBS Radio today announced changes to its services to reflect Australia’s rapidly changing and increasingly diverse society.

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Discover the bounty of the earth with Maeve O’Meara in Food Safari Earth

 New 13-part series premieres Thursday 12 October at 8.00pm on SBS

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Colour Theory: Underground crosses the country to meet Indigenous street artists and discover urban graffiti

A new season of Colour Theory returns to NITV on Tuesday 3 October at 8pm with four new episodes exploring urban graffiti and how the world’s biggest and fastest art movement is providing an artistic outlet for a new generation of Indigenous Australians.

Read the Media Release here. (PDF)

SBS’s new Australian drama Sunshine premieres Wednesday 18 October at 8.30pm

Vibrant, kinetic and compelling, Sunshine is a high-stakes crime drama that explores the hopes and heartbreak felt by those forging a new life in a foreign land. The four-part series airs over two big weeks, premiering on Wednesday 18 October at 8.30pm on SBS.

Read the Media Release here (PDF).

NITV broadcasts live action from the 2017 NSW Rugby League Koori Knockout for the 10th year running

NITV will be at the heart of the 47th NSW Rugby League Koori Knockout when Sydney’s Leichhardt Oval hosts a force of regional and metropolitan NSW teams to battle it out for rugby league glory.

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NITV and R U OK? join forces in media partnership to encourage more life changing conversations

R U OK? and NITV have joined forces as media partners by signing an MOU to encourage more life changing conversations in communities across Australia.

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Diversity Works Challenge award-winning campaign premieres on SBS

 SBS premiered Surf Life Saving Australia’s award-winning TV commercial in primetime last night, as part of SBS Media’s Diversity Works Challenge.

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SBS refutes claims of anti-Indian propaganda

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