Sports broadcasting contracts in Australia

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This article refers to the sports broadcasting contracts in Australia. For a list of other country's broadcasting rights, see Sports television broadcast contracts.

Certain sporting events are protected by Australia's Anti-siphoning laws which means free-to-air television broadcasters have the chance to bid on protected events before pay television.

American Football[edit]

Association Football[edit]

Leagues[edit]

Domestic Cups[edit]

International Club Competitions[edit]

Club Channel Coverage[edit]

International Matches[edit]

International Tournaments[edit]

Other[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Australian Rules Football[edit]

  • Australian Football League: Premiership Season
    • Seven Network (2012–2016):[20] Four matches per round nationally. Friday night (1 match, live around Australia), Saturday afternoon (1 match, live in NSW, QLD & ACT, delayed in VIC, SA, WA, TAS & NT), Saturday night (1 match, live in NSW, VIC, QLD, TAS, ACT & NT, live or near live in SA & WA) & Sunday afternoon (1 match, live in NSW, VIC, QLD, TAS, ACT & NT, live or near live in SA & WA). Local teams replace broadcast into local markets every week of the season in SA, WA, QLD & NSW.
      • Finals Series: Every match live nationally including the Grand Final.
    • Fox Footy (2012–2016):[21] Every match per round, live nationally.
      • Finals Series: Every match live nationally except the Grand Final.
  • Australian Football League: Pre-season NAB Challenge
  • Brownlow Medal

State Leagues[edit]

Others[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

International[edit]

Domestic/Club[edit]

Exhibition/Other[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Extensive coverage of other tours available on Eurosport and SBS One.

Gaelic Football[edit]

Golf[edit]

Horse-racing[edit]

Ice Hockey[edit]

Ironman(Surf lifesaving)[edit]

  • Australian Club Championship: Seven Network
  • Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Surf Series Nine Network (2014–2019)
  • Coolangatta Gold
  • Ocean Thunder(Professional Surfboat Series)

Lacrosse[edit]

Motor Racing[edit]

Multi-discipline events[edit]

Netball[edit]

Rugby League[edit]

Rugby Union[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Ten-pin bowling[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

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