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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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SBS revamps virtual reality app and launches three new immersive experiences

SBS today unveils its updated virtual reality (VR) app, SBS VR, extending its commitment to tell distinctive Australian stories in new and innovative ways.

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SBS National Languages Competition Winners Awarded

Nearly 20,000 students nationwide, aged 4 to 18 years, entered the inaugural SBS National Languages Competition which aims to encourage and celebrate a love of learning languages in Australia. SBS and Community Languages Australia (CLA) awarded the six national winners across three age categories at the SBS National Languages Competition Awards Ceremony on Saturday 8 October.

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Logie award-winning SBS series First Contact returns

SBS’s Logie-award winning series First Contact returns for a brand new season, hosted again by legendary journalist Ray Martin.

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SBS launches My Grandmother’s Lingo – a new interactive animation exploring the endangered Indigenous language of Marra

SBS today launches a new online interactive animation My Grandmother’s Lingo which tells the personal story of Angelina Joshua, a young Aboriginal woman dedicated to preserving her endangered Indigenous language.

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New free-to-air channel SBS VICELAND launches Tuesday 15 November

SBS and global youth media company VICE have partnered to bring Australians a new lifestyle and culture TV channel SBS VICELAND, launching at 4pm on Tuesday 15 November 2016.

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Matthew Evans explores Australia’s love affair with meat

In the new series For The Love Of Meat with Matthew Evans, Matthew pulls apart Australia’s love affair with meat and investigates the impact of this carnivorous enthusiasm on our health, the animals we eat, and the planet.

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NITV announces further commitment to the remote Indigenous production sector at the 18th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival

NITV announced its further commitment to the remote Indigenous production sector at this week’s Remote Indigenous Media Festival, revealing the winner of the inaugural Spirit Initiative and calling for submissions for a fifth series of the short-documentary initiative, Our Stories.

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SBS secures exclusive free-to-air broadcast of National Basketball League

SBS today announced that it has secured exclusive free-to-air television broadcast rights to the National Basketball League (NBL) for the upcoming 2016-17 season.

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Deep Water - The Real Story documentary premieres October 16, SBS

Documentary Deep Water – The Real Story explores a spate of violence and crime which bloodied Sydney’s coastline in the 1980s and 1990s. 

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SBS uncovers shocking flaws in investigation of potential gay hate crimes

An exclusive SBS investigation released today has exposed serious flaws in the current police review of potential gay-hate murders among a list of 30 unsolved deaths.  

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Tim Cahill’s Homecoming Headlines New A-League season on SBS 2

SBS 2’s coverage of the most highly anticipated A-League season kicks off in style on Friday October 7 at 7.30pm (AEST) with a clash between Brisbane Roar and Melbourne Victory; the league’s two most successful teas.

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SBS On Demand enhances user experience with launch of revamped app for iPhone and iPad

iPhone and iPad users can now enjoy the world’s best TV shows and movies as well as their favourite SBS shows even more with the brand new SBS On Demand app launching today.

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Sarah Todd joins SBS to celebrate the opening of her first restaurant

My Restaurant In India is a brand new food travel series that follows Sarah Todd as she abandons her fashionable Melbourne lifestyle and heads to Goa to face the daunting challenge of setting up and running a 400-seat beach club and restaurant.

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NITV broadcasts all the live action from the 2016 Indigenous Rugby League Koori Knockout

NITV will be at the heart of the 46th NSW Indigenous Rugby League 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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