Silvio Rivier

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Silvio Rivier is a presenter on Australian television channel SBS who hosted the Global Village (TV series) for its entire run from 1998 to 2015.[1][2]


Rivier began working at SBS in 1980[1][3] and has worked as a subtitler, news reader, voice actor, writer, producer, announcer, narrator, and presenter.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Rivier was born in Croatia[4] and immigrated to Australia in 1961.[1]

He has a Diploma in Opera from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music[1][3] and a degree in Multicultural Journalism from the University of Wollongong.[1][3] Rivier is a confirmed bachelor.


  1. ^ a b c d e f Biography on official Global Village website
  2. ^ Steve Meacham, "First, the good news", Sydney Morning Herald, 8 December 2008
  3. ^ a b c "SBS Identity Visit a Highlight at CQU Sydney International Campus Graduation " Archived 12 March 2011 at the Wayback Machine, Central Queensland University News, 7 March 2002
  4. ^ Šutalo, Ilija (2005). Croatians in Australia: pioneers, settlers and their descendants. Wakefield Press. p. 340. ISBN 978-1-86254-651-6.

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