|SBS World News Channel|
|Launched||June 12, 2002|
|Owned by||Special Broadcasting Service|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)|
|SD Digital||Channel 33|
|Foxtel Digital||Channel 648|
|Austar Digital||Channel 610|
|Foxtel Digital||Channel 648|
|TransTV Digital||Channel 17|
The SBS World News Channel is an Australian television channel broadcast by SBS Television that launched on June 12, 2002. Events 1381 - Peasants' Revolt: in England, rebels arrive at Blackheath. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. SBS Television is a service of the Australian Special Broadcasting Service, providing a nation-wide network of digital and analogue television services The Special Broadcasting Service (SBS is one of two government-funded Australian Public broadcasting radio and television networks, the other being the 576i is a standard-definition video mode used in (former PAL and SECAM countries Foxtel is an Australian Pay television company formed through a joint venture between Telstra, News Corporation and Consolidated Media AUSTAR is an Australian Telecommunications company Its main business activity is Pay TV, although it is also involved with Internet access and Foxtel is an Australian Pay television company formed through a joint venture between Telstra, News Corporation and Consolidated Media TransACT Capital Communications is an Australian telecommunications company based in Canberra which provides Broadband internet access fixed telephony cable television For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. Television broadcasting in Australia began on the 16 September 1956 in black and white at TCN-9 in Sydney, and has since expanded to include a broad range SBS Television is a service of the Australian Special Broadcasting Service, providing a nation-wide network of digital and analogue television services Events 1381 - Peasants' Revolt: in England, rebels arrive at Blackheath. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. The channel, only available to digital television viewers in Australia, is the first digital-only multichannel for the Special Broadcasting Service. Digital terrestrial television in Australia commenced on 1 January 2001 in the country's five most populous cities Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide The Special Broadcasting Service (SBS is one of two government-funded Australian Public broadcasting radio and television networks, the other being the The news service broadcasts eighteen hours per day,7 days a week, retransmitting news from fifteen countries.  In between news retransmissions, the channel displays weather information, news headlines, and some commercial advertising. (24/7)
The SBS World News Channel was officially inaugurated by Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Richard Alston on June 12, 2002, with the launch broadcast simultaneously live onto the channel. The Minister for Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy is currently Senator the Hon Stephen Conroy. Richard Alston may refer to Richard Alston (choreographer Richard Alston (politician, Australian High Commissioner to the U Events 1381 - Peasants' Revolt: in England, rebels arrive at Blackheath. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. 
Genre restrictions imposed by the Australian government on digital multichanneling were lifted along with the media ownership laws passed through the Australian parliament on October 18, 2006. This article describes the federal government of Australia See Australian governments for other jurisdictions The Parliament of Australia or Commonwealth Parliament is the legislative branch of government of Australia. Events 1009 - The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a Christian church in Jerusalem, is completely destroyed by the Fatimid Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. 
The SBS World News Channel broadcasts eighteen hours per day, retransmitting over two-hundred news programs per week, from fifteen countries, in eighteen languages other than English. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States  The channel's programming lineup consists of retransmissions of bulletins from news services throughout the world, including:
These programs are also presented on SBS TV, along with PBS's Nightly Business Report and News Hour, and the English version of Deutsche Welle's bulletin, as part of its WorldWatch timeslot. Arabic (ar الْعَرَبيّة (informally ar عَرَبيْ) in terms of the number of speakers is the largest living member of the Semitic language Dubai TV is a channel offered by the Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI Television Broadcasts Limited ( commonly known as TVB, was the first over-the-air commercial Television station in Hong Kong. Croatian language ( hrvatski jezik) is a South Slavic language which is used primarily in Croatia, by Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina in neighbouring Dutch ( is a West Germanic language spoken by around 24 million people 22 million of which are from the Netherlands, Belgium and Suriname BVN which is the abbreviation of Het beste van Vlaanderen en Nederland (The best Flanders and the Netherlands have to offer is a satellite and cable Filipino is the national and an Official language of the Philippines as designated in the 1987 Philippine Constitution. ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation ( (ABS-CBN " A lto B roadcasting S ystem- C hronicle B roadcasting N etwork" French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people France 2 is the largest French public Television network It is part of the France Télévisions group along with France 3, France 5 The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. Deutsche Welle ('Welle' pronounced with a 'v' sound IPA /'vɛlə/ or DW, is Germany's international broadcaster. Greek (el ελληνική γλώσσα or simply el ελληνικά — "Hellenic" is an Indo-European language, spoken today by 15-22 million people mainly Ellinikí Radiofonía Tileórasi (Ελληνική Ραδιοφωνία Τηλεόραση—Hellenic Radio Television is the Greek state-owned public radio and television Hungarian ( magyar nyelv) is a Uralic language (more specifically a Ugric language) unrelated to most other languages in Europe. Duna TV or Duna Televízió is one of two state-owned Public television companies in Hungary. Indonesian or Bahasa Indonesia, based on the Riau version of Malay language, was declared the official language with the declaration of For the international Romanian language channel TVR Internaţional see TVRi Televisi Republik Indonesia ( TVRI) is the oldest television station Italian ( or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken by about 63 million people as a First language, primarily in Italy. Rai - Radiotelevisione Italiana, known until 1954 as Radio Audizioni Italiane, is the Italian public service broadcaster, and is considered is a language spoken by over 130 million people in Japan and in Japanese emigrant communities or Japan Broadcasting Corporation, is Japan 's Public broadcaster. This article is mainly about the spoken Korean language See Hangul for details on the native Korean writing system YTN ( Y onhap T elevision N ews Catch phrase: Y esterday T oday and N ow Y our Maltese (Maltese Malti is the National language of Malta, and a co-official language of the country alongside English, Public Broadcasting Services Limited (PBS is Malta 's Public broadcasting company responsible for the TVM television channel and the Radio China Central Television or Chinese Central Television, commonly abbreviated as CCTV ( is the major television broadcaster in Mainland China Polish ( język polski, polszczyzna) is the Official language of Poland. Polsat is Poland 's third biggest Television channel, founded in 1992 and owned by Zygmunt Solorz-Żak. Serbian (sr-Cyrl српски језик sr-Latn ''srpski jezik'' is a South Slavic language, Radio Television of Serbia (Радио-телевизија Србије (PTC or sr Radio-televizija Srbije) is the public broadcaster in Serbia. The Corporación de Radio y Televisión Española SA (Spanish Radio and Television Corporation or Corporación Radiotelevisión Española ( RTVE) is the state-owned National Television of Chile (TVN ( Televisión Nacional de Chile) is Chile 's state-owned television station Russian ( transliteration:,) is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia, the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages NTV ( НТВ in Cyrillic) is a Russian television channel. As a subsidiary of Vladimir Gusinsky 's company Media-Most, it SBS TV, sometimes SBS, is a national public television channel in Australia. The Public Broadcasting Service ( PBS) is a Non-profit Public broadcasting Television service with 354 member TV stations in the Nightly Business Report is an Emmy Award winning financial News Television program that is broadcast live Weekday evenings For other uses see News Hour. The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer is an evening Television News program broadcast Deutsche Welle ('Welle' pronounced with a 'v' sound IPA /'vɛlə/ or DW, is Germany's international broadcaster.
earthTV is broadcasted on the SBS World News Channel when news programs are not broadcast. earthTV is a German satellite Television network which airs live broadcasts of Camera streams from places all around It also acts as a filler when news programs are delayed.
The SBS World News Channel is available on all of SBS Television's digital television transmitters in 576i SD Digital, as well on most satellite and cable services. SBS Television is a service of the Australian Special Broadcasting Service, providing a nation-wide network of digital and analogue television services SBS Television is a service of the Australian Special Broadcasting Service, providing a nation-wide network of digital and analogue television services Digital television (DTV is the sending and receiving of moving images and sound by discrete ( digital) signals in contrast to the analog signals used by 576i is a standard-definition video mode used in (former PAL and SECAM countries