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.

Association Football[edit]

Soccer[edit]

Leagues[edit]

Domestic Cups[edit]

International Club Competitions/Tournaments[edit]

Club channel coverage[edit]

International Matches[edit]

International Tournaments[edit]

Other[edit]

Futsal[edit]

International Tournaments[edit]

International Club Competitions/Tournaments[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Australian rules football[edit]

  • Australian Football League:
    • Seven Network: (2017–2022)[18] 3-4 matches per round live nationally. Friday night (1 match), Saturday night (1 match) and Sunday afternoon (3.20pm eastern time zone slot match). Further 11 games on public holidays / eve. Between 5-6 Thursday night games. Local teams replace broadcast into local markets every week of the season in SA, WA, QLD & NSW. 3 games each season in SA & WA featuring a local team broadcast on delayed basis.
      • Finals Series: Every match live nationally including the Grand Final.
    • Fox Footy: (2017–2022)[19] 6 matches per round, live nationally. They also simulcast the remaining 3 matches from Seven Network therefore broadcasting 9 matches per round, live nationally.
      • Finals Series: Every match live nationally not the Grand Final.
  • Australian Football League: Pre-season JLT Community Series
    • Fox Footy: (2017–2022)[19]
      • Exclusive broadcast of all JLT Community Series matches.
  • AFL Women's:
    • Fox Footy: (2019-2022) Every Match Live even the Grand Final
    • Seven Network:(2019-2022) Two games a round plus the non-Victoria matches on Free to Air. In 2020 Three matches on Seven.
  • Brownlow Medal:
  • AFLX: Seven Network: (2017-)

State Leagues[edit]

Others[edit]

Badminton[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

International[edit]

Other[edit]

Combat Sports[edit]

Cricket[edit]

International[edit]

Domestic/Club[edit]

Exhibition/Other[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Extensive coverage of other tours available on Eurosport.

eSports[edit]

Extreme Sports[edit]

Field Hockey[edit]

Gaelic Games[edit]

Golf[edit]

Gridiron football[edit]

Horse-racing[edit]

Ice Hockey[edit]

Ironman(Surf lifesaving)[edit]

Lacrosse[edit]

Motorsports[edit]

Multi-discipline events[edit]

Netball[edit]

Poker[edit]

Rugby League[edit]

Rugby Union[edit]

Sailing[edit]


Swimming[edit]

Ten-pin bowling[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

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