SBS signs deal with Blackfella Films

16 December 2009 - SBS has signed a three-year deal with multi award winning Blackfella Films, continuing the partnership that produced the landmark documentary series First Australians. The production and development deal will result in a slate of four major drama and documentary projects to be delivered over the next three years. 

SBS Foundation: Nominations open for 2010

15 December - SBS today called for nominations from charities and not-for-profits to share in $2 million worth of television airtime the SBS Foundation will donate during 2010.

SBS congratulates AFI Winners

14 December 2009 - SBS scored six AFI awards at Saturday night's ceremony including a hat-trick of awards for SBS's police drama East West 101.

SBS to launch Arts and Entertainment channel on FOXTEL and AUSTAR

29 November 2009 - SBS today announced that it had reached agreement with FOXTEL and AUSTAR to launch a new channel focused on arts and entertainment on the FOXTEL and AUSTAR platforms.

New SBS Chair appointed

6 November 2009 - The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy today announced the appointment of Mr Joseph Skrzynski AO as the new Chair of SBS.

SBS donates $2 million worth of television airtime to charity

22 January 2009 - SBS will create a Foundation to be custodian of $2 million worth of television airtime which will be donated to support charities and charitable causes, SBS Managing Director Shaun Brown announced today.

Steady audience growth continued in 2008

28 January 2009 - SBS's audience share continued to rise in 2008 with the network achieving its best ever primetime share of people 16+ - 6.2 per cent, up from 6 per cent in 2007*.

SBS launches new Indigenous TV Mentorship Award

18 February 2009 - SBS today called for applications for a career-enhancing mentorship award that will offer support, guidance and opportunities to emerging Indigenous talent in the Australian film and television industry.

SBS radiothon for Victorian Bushfire Victims

13 February 2009 - SBS Radio will hold a Radiothon to help raise money to support the victims of the Victorian bushfires.

SBS Foundation charities for 2009 announced

24 March 2009 - SBS Managing Director Shaun Brown today announced the SBS Foundation would support 23 national and regional charities with $2 million worth of television airtime in 2009.

Departure of SBS Director of Radio

28 April 2009 - The Director of SBS Radio, Paula Masselos, has announced that she is stepping down from her role for personal reasons.

SBS engages dedicated team for direct and social marketing

21 May 2009 - SBS today announced a new focus on audience engagement through the establishment of an Engagement marketing team and two new appointments.

SBS Showcases the Arts in Regional Communities

7 May 2009 - In partnership with Regional Arts Australia, SBS will today launch a series of unique vignettes that showcase the depth of arts talent across regional Australia.

SBS Youth Orchestra Director Dies

21 May 2009 - SBS mourns the loss of SBS Youth Orchestra Conductor and Artistic Director Matthew Krel who died yesterday. 

SBS Indigenous TV Mentorship Award Winner Announced

8 May 2009 - SBS is pleased to announce the winner of the first annual SBS Indigenous TV Mentorship Award. Eileen Nganayamea Torres was awarded the prize at Message Sticks at the Sydney Opera House last night.