Australian content in SVOD

Australian Content in SVOD Catalogs: Availability and Discoverability


SVOD (subscription video-on-demand) portals represent a new and disruptive category of entertainment service. The two leading SVOD portals in Australia are Netflix and Stan. 

Netflix – which is not an Australian media company and cannot easily be regulated under Australian law – is unquestionably a central player in Australia’s audiovisual future. Stan, Australia’s first local SVOD, has led the way in commissioning Australian content for exclusive digital release. 

This submission contains findings from independent academic research that has been conducted since 2015 into SVOD services and related public policy issues, both in Australia and overseas. View the report here.