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2016

Six teachers, three public schools, one aim: to make a difference in young lives.

Premiering on Wednesday, 19 April at 8.30pm is SBS’s three-part observational documentary, Testing Teachers. With unprecedented access to three public high schools across Victoria, Western Australia and Northern Territory, Testing Teachers follows six first-time teachers over the course of 12 months as they start their new career as teachers.

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SBS dish up a delicious new food series for 6pm weeknights

Cultural exploration and discovery through food reaches new heights on SBS with the launch of The Chefs’ Line on Monday 3 April.

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Abigail Thomas appointed as General Manager, SBS On Demand

SBS has today announced the appointment of Abigail Thomas as the General Manager of SBS On Demand.

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SBS Arabic24 marks first anniversary with the launch of 24/7 digital TV

To celebrate the one year anniversary of SBS Arabic24, SBS today announces that the service will be available on digital TV from 3 April 2017.

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Isaiah is Australia’s artist for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest!

SBS announces Isaiah as Australia’s contestant at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Kyiv, Ukraine, and broadcast exclusively on SBS in May.  

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Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang farewell The Eurovision Song Contest

SBS announces that Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang, Australia’s much-loved Eurovision duo, are saying farewell to hosting The Eurovision Song Contest.

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Final selection criteria for SBS Radio Services Review now available

SBS has announced the final selection criteria it will apply to a review of its radio services to ensure SBS Radio continues to reflect the needs of communities in Australia today.

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Statement regarding SBS Board appointments

The SBS Board and Executive have today welcomed the appointment of Emeritus Professor Sally Walker AM as a non-executive director, and George Savvides as a non-executive Director and Deputy Chair of the SBS Board, as announced by the Minister for Communications and the Arts, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield.

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SBS Board hosts ‘in conversation’ community forum

Members of the communities that listen to, watch and engage with SBS took part in an open and lively discussion with the organisation’s Board and senior management at a community forum held in SBS’s studios in Sydney last night.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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*. 

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SBS celebrates Lunar New Year 2017

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

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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.

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