The Amplifying Australia’s Voice p rogram enables broadcast rights to Australian television content to be made available to Pacific broadcast partners.
The program provides access to a range of Australian commercial TV content to participating Partner Pacific Broadcasters. Australian television programs are available to audiences in 9 Pacific nations: Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Kirabati, Tuvalu, Nauru, Tonga and Samoa. This includes 1,000 hours a year of Australian television content including lifestyle programs, news, current affairs, children’s programs, drama, reality TV and sport.
A total of 1,678 hours of Australian content was made available to Partner Pacific Broadcasters in 2021. In 2022, the available library of content has increased to 2,085 hours of programming. The department provides financial assistance to make this content available.
Providing news and information content strengthens Australia’s contribution to discussion on issues of regional importance, whilst entertainment content showcases Australia’s lifestyle and culture.
For more information visit the PacificAus TV website .