February – Top-rating game show Wheel Of Fortune makes a rebranding and a super new-look over to continue its long-run on Seven Local TV.
28 April - A live episode of Blue Heelers goes to air on the Seven Network, titled "Reasonable Doubt". Although this particular episode earned reasonable ratings, the rest of the season is a failure ratings-wise.
14 March – Foxtel launches its new digital service, Foxtel Digital.
30 August – Immediately after the closing ceremony of the Athens Olympics, the first ever Sunrise is broadcast from the Seven Network's new Martin Place studios. On the same night, Seven News relaunches nationwide with a complete overhaul of graphics and new sets in Sydney and Melbourne.
4 October – British long running children's animated series Peppa Pig debuts on ABC.
11 December – The Network Ten is the next Australian television network to introduce a watermark on its programs, although the watermark is now broadcast on Ten News. It was located on the bottom left of the screens before switching to bottom right in 2006.
December – Seven, Nine & TEN withdrawn their opening to movies - movie openers are replaced by classification boards instead.
This is a list of programs which made their premiere on Australian subscription television that had previously premiered on Australian free-to-air television. Programs may still air on the original free-to-air television network.