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2016

SBS Radio partners with AFTRS to create Australia’s first bilingual radio scholarship

SBS Radio today announces a new partnership with the Australian Film Television & Radio School (AFTRS), focused on developing bilingual Australian radio talent through a Graduate Diploma in Radio 2017 scholarship.

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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.

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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.

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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. 


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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.

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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.

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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.

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NITV launches online global current affairs series to mark the coming together of the World’s Indigenous broadcasters

National Indigenous Television (NITV) has today launched a new five-part global current affairs series online, Nations without Borders, featuring in-depth feature stories from Indigenous Broadcasters from around the World.

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Australia to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest for 3rd consecutive year

SBS is thrilled to confirm overnight breaking news of Australia’s invitation to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

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SBS, Multicultural NSW and International Education Services launch cultural training app for workplaces

Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), Multicultural NSW and International Education Services Limited (IES), have collaborated to launch the Cultural Competence Program, a mobile app and online training tool created to help Australian organisations navigate and maximise the benefits of cultural diversity in the workplace.


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Exclusive: SBS Radio investigation reveals harmful foods sold in Australia

An exclusive investigation led by SBS Radio’s Punjabi program has revealed Australian consumers face potentially dire long-term health outcomes with revelations some food imports from India contain chemicals including pesticides, arsenic, lead and even the carcinogen DDT.

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SBS VICELAND UNVEILS PROGRAMMING SLATE AHEAD OF NOVEMBER LAUNCH

A bold and diverse line up of programs exploring global cultures for younger audiences has been revealed for SBS VICELAND today, ahead of the channel switchover from SBS 2 at 4pm on Tuesday 15 November, 2016.


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SBS explores untold stories of Adelaide murders in True Stories podcast, part of Deep Water – Online Investigations

Building on the extensive investigations into alleged gay hate crimes in Bondi and New South Wales, SBS extends its investigation into South Australia through an exclusive examination of similar murders which took place in Adelaide.

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SBS lights up to celebrate Diwali

SBS is celebrating Diwali across October and November with dedicated programming across TV, radio, online, On Demand and, for the first time, in virtual reality (VR) with Tomorrow’s Diwali.

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