New SBS Executive Producer - Drama and Comedy

19 December 2008 - SBS today announced it has appointed Caterina De Nave as Executive Producer, Drama and Comedy. 

East West 101 scores AFI award

8 December 2008 - SBS's compelling police drama East West 101 won the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Telefeature, Mini-Series or Short-run Series over the weekend.

SBS submits plans to Government for more and better services

13 October 2008 - SBS today released a summary of its Triennial Funding Submission which makes the case to the Australian Government for an increase in funding over the 2009-2012 triennium to deliver more and better services to Australians.

SBS welcomes Government's Public Broadcasting Review

16 October 2008 - SBS today welcomed the Government's announcement that it will conduct a review into the role of national broadcasting in Australia.

SBS commits to long-term Indigenous language content strategy

25 September 2008 - SBS today announced it will commence national consultations with Indigenous communities to get inspiration and formulate ideas for a long-term Indigenous content strategy for SBS television, radio and online based around Indigenous languages.

ABS data backs the need for more and better services from SBS

28 August 2008 - Data released today by SBS shows that cultural and linguistic diversity in Australia is becoming more complex increasing the need for new and improved services to help new arrivals in Australia as well as established communities.

SBS consults community stakeholders about future plans

6 August 2008 - SBS is conducting community consultations across the country to gather feedback on the public broadcaster's ambitious plans for the future.

SBS's Sophie McNeill named Young Australian Journalist of the Year

25 July 2008 - Dateline journalist Sophie McNeill was last night named the Young Australian Journalist of the Year at the inaugural awards ceremony, an initiative of the Walkley Foundation and the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance.

Second Australians - A Journey Through Multicultural Australia

June 2008 - SBS and Film Australia on behalf of Screen Australia today announced plans to develop an ambitious cross-platform documentary series that will examine the stories of multicultural Australia through the prism of immigration policies of the 20th and 21st Centuries.

SBS Radio wins prestigious New York broadcasting awards

20 June 2008 - SBS Radio's Alchemy program has won two New York Festival Radio Broadcasting Awards for a program looking at the Stolen Generation.

SBS launches new brand expression

7 May 2008 - A new look SBS brand expression was unveiled across all SBS platforms today. A contemporary new expression for the national broadcaster, the rebrand includes a new logo, a new tagline and a new look, sound and feel for SBS's presence across television, radio, online as well as its corporate identity. Elements of the new brand expression will continue to be revealed to audiences for the rest of the week.

SBS appoints John Godfrey Executive Producer, Factual

23 May 2008 - Internationally recognised Executive Producer and writer John Godfrey has been appointed Executive Producer - Factual at SBS.

SBS Radio nominated for a swag of international awards

15 May 2008 - SBS Radio has been nominated for several prestigious international broadcasting awards.

Additions to the World News Australia line-up

19 May 2008 - Experienced news presenter Neena Mairata will join the World News Australia line-up at SBS in June.

SBS looks to Budget 2009 to secure its future

14 May 2008 - Budget 2009 will be critical for the future of SBS and its role in protecting and promoting Australia's cultural and creative diversity.