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Freeview Information

What is Freeview?

Freeview is the free digital television service in Australia. It comprises all the channels from Australia’s free-to-view broadcasters, including the ABC, SBS, Seven Network, Nine Network, Network Ten, PRIME7, WIN Television and Southern Cross Television.

Why am I being asked to switch to Freeview?

Between 2010 and 2013, the analogue free-to-view TV signals in Australia will be switched off and replaced with digital-only signals. Once the analogue signal has been turned off, the only way for Australians to continue to watch their favourite TV shows for free, is to convert from analogue to Freeview digital television.

For more information about the digital switchover and timings, go to

What does Freeview offer me?

If you are currently watching analogue television, you will receive a maximum of five channels. In metropolitan areas, this includes ABC1, SBSONE, Seven, Nine and Ten. By switching to Freeview digital television now, you will get high definition viewing with up to ten more channels, for free. The additional channels that are available include:

ABC2 - ABC2 Entertains pre-schoolers weekdays from 9am to 6pm and 6am to 6pm on weekends. In the evening, ABC2 provides contemporary, edgier adult programming including comedy, drama and documentaries from home and around the world.
ABC3 - A commercial-free, dedicated kids channel created for 6-12 year olds.
ABC News 24 - Offers 24 hour, commercial-free coverage of national and global breaking news.
SBS TWO - Australia’s multicultural digital channel providing more of the world’s best stories, more world film and drama, documentaries, international news and sport.
7TWO - Brings you the very best of British television, comedies and movies.
7mate - Offers first-run comedies, reality and movies for the guys. It’s man’s best friend.
GO! - An entertainment channel for the young and young at heart
GEM - A general entertainment and movie channel.
ONE - ONE offers premium sport, HD factual programs and movies, and action and adventure.
ELEVEN - A premium entertainment channel for the distinctly youthful.

In addition, SBS HD offers simulcast programming of SBS ONE in high definition (providing better picture and sound). In the future, this will be replaced with unique programming as more Australians switch to Freeview – so you’ll get even more of the great TV shows you love, for FREE!

Community TV channels in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth are now broadcast in digital. These channels include TVS, C31, 31 Digital, 44 Adelaide, WTV CH44. They are available in standard definition via channel 44.

Is Freeview the same thing as Free TV?

No, Free TV is a completely separate entity. Free TV is an industry body which represents all of Australia’s commercial free-to-view television licensees. The organisation provides a forum for discussion of industry matters and is the public voice of the industry on a wide range of issues. Free TV is responsible for the Commercial Television Industry Code of Practice and provides a service to classify and advise on television commercials and infomercials.

For more information about Freeview, visit



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