Publications

This page is an index of Save Our SBS publications, submissions, survey results, and other notable material.

The most recent are at the top of the page. All links open in a new window.

A submission to the SBS Board to consider creating a free-to-air LOTE channel

Date: 2 April 2019
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Articles: Save Our SBS site New TV channel proposed with more foreign language content and commercially less intrusive than current SBS channels 22 April 2019; and SBS World Movies channel 6 May 2019.
 

Attaining a level playing field: SBS – commercial

Date: 22 June 2018
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Articles: Save Our SBS site Viewers say ‘hand back our SBS without ads’ competitive neutrality inquiry (media release) 2 July 2018
 

Programs on SBS survey 2018

Date: 12 June 2018
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Inquiry into the National Broadcasters Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Transparency) Bill 2017

Date: 27 February 2018
PDF: Save Our SBS site here. APH site here. WayBack Machine archived here.
 

Australian content on SBS and related matters

Date: 9 February 2018
PDF: Save Our SBS site here. APH Communications Committee site here
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Articles: Save Our SBS site Australian content on SBS 14 February 2018; and SBS & friends say ‘fully-fund Australian content on SBS’ senate committee told 16 November 2018.
 

Preserve our media diversity: Don’t turn SBS into Australia’s fourth commercial TV network

Date: 6 May 2017
WayBack Machine (email campaign) archived here.
Articles: Save Our SBS site Mary Kostakidis speaks out against government Bill to increase SBS advertising 6 May 2017; and Government backs down on SBS advertising Bill 18 May 2007 
 

Survey 2017 about SBS

Date: 26 April 2017
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Articles: Save Our SBS site Précis of Survey 2017 about SBS 26 April 2017.
 

Feedback to the SBS radio review 2016 

Date: 10 December 2016
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Pre Budget Submission 2016: The SBS Community View

Date: 5 February 2016
PDF: Save Our SBS site here.  Department of Treasury site here
Articles: Save Our SBS site Government asked to increase SBS funding tied to charter compliance by a reduction in commercial breaks 5 February 2016.
 

The commercialisation of SBS versus efficiency

Date: 15 April 2015
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Articles: Government wants to fully commercialise SBS with new law 24 March 2015 ; and Communications Legislation Amendment (SBS Advertising Flexibility and Other Measures) Bill 2015 – Bills Digest no. 95 2014–15 Policy position of non-government parties/independents 7 May 2015 ; and Senate told of SBS hush plan to double ads before government cuts were announced 25 May 2015; and 62,000 sign petition opposing more ads on SBS 2 June 2015; and Preserve its Integrity! Don’t Increase Ads on SBS (petition) 2015; and Save Our SBS and supporters thank senators for saving SBS from itself 24 June 2015.
 

Impact of budget cuts and increasing advertising on SBS in primetime

Date: 10 December 2014
PDF: Save Our SBS site here. Senate Select Committee site here.
 

Is SBS Efficient? A submission to the ABC SBS Efficiency Study

Date: 17 February 2014
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Articles: Save Our SBS site Efficiency study of SBS 31 January 2014.
 

A study of 2044 viewers of SBS television on advertising, Charter, relevance and other matters

Date: 23 July 2013
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Articles: Save Our SBS site Précis of a study of 2044 viewers of SBS television on advertising, Charter, relevance and other matters 23 July 2103.
 

Feedback to the radio review 2012

Date: 30 April 2012
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Funding the SBS in the 2012-15 triennium

Date: 19 December 2011
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A perspective for funding the SBS in the 2012-15 triennium

Date: 11 October 2011
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Joint Standing Committee on Migration – Inquiry into Multiculturalism in Australia

Date: 24 May 2011
PDF: Save Our SBS site here. Joint Standing Committee on Migration site here. WayBack Machine archived here
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Save Our SBS submission to the SBS Review

Date: 8 March 2010
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SBS Internet Funding: May 2010 Budget Request

Date: 17 December 2009
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submission THE ABC SBS REVIEW

Date: 11 December 2008
PDF: Save Our SBS site here. Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy on the WayBack Machine archived here
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Articles: DBCDE WayBack Machine archives Submissions to the ABC SBS Review.

 

SBS Triennial Funding Submission (for 2009-2010; 2010-2011; 2011-2012)

Date: 5 August 2008
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The SBS Must Be Special

Date: 19 October 2008
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Articles: Save Our SBS site The SBS Must Be Special (media release) 19 October 2008.
 

A chronology of advertising on SBS

Date: 27 February 2008
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Articles: Save Our SBS site Backlash against advertising on SBS 11 March 2008.
 

Minister responds to petition

Date: 26 August 2008
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Petition: Save Our SBS site NO ADVERTISEMENTS OR SPONSORSHIP ON SBS.