40 Years of SBS Radio

Think you know the 70s and 80s? SBS Radio is celebrating 40 years of broadcasting to Australia.  Click here to explore the biggest stories, events and facts of the past 40 years.

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SBS Radio is turning 40 in 2015

SBS Radio celebrates 40 years broadcasting to Australia.  Take a look back at some of the biggest events from the past 4 decades.

Year in a Minute:1982

The Falklands War, the G-spot and E.T. phones home!

Biggest Stories: 1982

The birth of the humble smiley.

Fast Facts: 1982

Immigration Review Tribunal was established and SBS Radio brings you the '82 World Cup.

Year in a Minute: 1981

Reggae star Bob Marley dies.

Biggest Stories: 1981

The assassination of Egyptian leader Anwar Sadat.

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Music on SBS Radio

Latest from SBS Radio's digital radio music stations

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Radio in your language

SBS Radio broadcast in 74 different languages, click "View all" for the full list of available programs.

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News and information from all the places that matter to you, in your language.

Hundreds of refugees on Nauru, will continue to protest against what they say are slave-like living conditions on the remote Pacific island. (Radio Persian-Farsi)

World Cup Cricket

Coverage of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in your language.

Lunar New Year 2015

All the things you need to celebrate Lunar New Year 2015

Language podcasts

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SBS broadcasts in 74 languages for local Australian & International news.

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The innovative action/comedy has gone back to the 1980s, where only one thing stands in the way of Hitler’s ultimate quest for world domination - Danger 5!
Gourmet Farmer Matthew Evans investigates where our seafood comes from, to discover which fish we should be eating - and why.
Best-selling author Peter FitzSimons reveals the heroes and villains of racial clashes over 170 years, and how these riots have instigated political change.
Love the new movie and books and looking for more? Music selected by author E L James, featuring 15 pieces of classical music found in the Fifty Shades book trilogy.
A calming chill-out album perfect for summer, with tracks by William Orbit, Ólafur Arnalds, DJ Schiller, Norah Jones, Anoushka Shankar and more.