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Queensland’s ballroom scene shines in new series ‘Curious Australia’

Queensland’s ballroom scene shines in new series ‘Curious Australia’

Curious Australia, a new strand of seven half-hour documentaries that innovatively explore issues relevant to contemporary Australia, is set to premiere on SBS VICELAND and NITV from 4 August. Airing every Thursday evening, Curious Australia supports screen practitioners from under-represented backgrounds in the sector to amplify their authentic, enlightening and powerful stories on Australian screens. […]

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SBS launch interactive multilingual Australian Census Explorer

SBS launch interactive multilingual Australian Census Explorer

SBS has launched a new interactive tool inviting all Australians to explore the 2021 Census results in eight different languages, extending the reach of the national snapshot to multilingual communities across Australia. Alongside English, the SBS Australian Census Explorer is available for the first time in Arabic, Greek, Italian, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Spanish, […]

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Katherine Deves breaks her silence saying she’s ‘chastened’

Liberal party election candidate Katherine Deves has broken her silence and granted an exclusive pre-recorded interview with SBS World News, saying she’s received death and rape threats and has had to send her family away due the furor around her comments about transgender people. The heavily edited interview was filmed at a “secret location”, and […]

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SBS prepares for Eurovision fever as song contest approaches

SBS prepares for Eurovision fever as song contest approaches

Australia’s newest rep Sheldon Riley is ready to perform for the world, and SBS is a one stop shop for everything you need to get swept up in Eurovision fever. The 66th Eurovision Song Contest will be broadcast live and in primetime exclusively on SBS and SBS On Demand from 11 to 15 May, with […]

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Sheldon Riley heads to Eurovision with ‘Not the Same’

Sheldon Riley heads to Eurovision with ‘Not the Same’

Sheldon Riley is heading to Turin Italy to represent Australia at Eurovision 2022, the singer won Eurovision – Australia Decides on Saturday night with his powerful song about discrimination and exclusion. Riley was one of eleven Australian performers competing for the privilege to be Australia’s entrant, he scored highly with both the industry judges and […]

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SBS, NITV and Screen Australia launch third Digital Originals initiative

SBS, NITV and Screen Australia launch third Digital Originals initiative

Screen Australia, SBS and National Indigenous Television (NITV) have announced that applications are now open for the third Digital Originals initiative. The Digital Originals initiative aims to develop exciting and innovative short-form drama projects to premiere as a single episode program on SBS On Demand and NITV, from screen creatives who are currently under-represented in […]

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Seann Miley Moore, Charley, Voyager and you(?) join Eurovision contest

Seann Miley Moore, Charley, Voyager and you(?) join Eurovision contest

SBS, Blink TV and TikTok have today announced a national TikTok Wildcard contest to find an 11th artist to take part in Eurovision – Australia Decides on the Gold Coast in February 2022. From today, Australians over 16 years of age can be in the running to become the TikTok Wildcard Artist to compete in […]

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The broadcast of Sydney Mardi Gras is moving to the ABC

The broadcast of Sydney Mardi Gras is moving to the ABC

The broadcast of Mardi Gras is moving from SBS to a new home at the ABC. SBS has been the event’s broadcast partner since 2014 but in 2022 it’s going to have a new home at the National Broadcaster under a three year deal. The ABC will also be the broadcaster for World Pride when […]

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Actor Sara West chats about the new SBS series ‘Iggy & Ace’

Actor Sara West chats about the new SBS series ‘Iggy & Ace’

Iggy & Ace, an outrageous but heartfelt comedy exploring friendship, addiction and recovery through a queer lens arrives at SBS On Demand this week. The story charts the changing friendship between two alcoholics when one of them decides to get sober. The 6 x 10 minute Digital Originals series will premiere on SBS On Demand […]

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Australia decides will return in 2022 to pick Australia’s Eurovision entry

SBS and production partner Blink TV have announced Eurovision – Australia Decides will return to the Gold Coast in February 2022, giving Australians another chance to choose who will represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Italy. Eurovision – Australia Decides will be presented at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on […]

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