SBS is a government funded channel and was launched on October 24, 1980. By June 1985 the channel was available all over Australia. The network was originally known as Channel 0/28 and then Network 0-28.

The network shows many foreign films with English subtitles and also shows international sports such as football and cycling. It also shows the news in many different languages during the morning. The network shows many imported shows from all over the world including telenovas from Brazil and Mexico.

The first in-show advertisement breaks began on October 9, 2006.
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Country: Australia
First Broadcast: October 24, 1980
Parent Company: Special Broadcasting Service
The Family Law
The Wizards of Aus
Luke Nguyen's United Kingdom
Poh & Co
The Principal
Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook: Melbourne
After The Wave
Big Fella – Loved Up
Cave Of Forgotten Dreams
Christmas Feast with Peter Kuruvita
The Curse of J Edgar Hoover
Cycling: Giro Di Lombardia 2014
Destination Flavour Down Under
Fifa World Cup: Socceroos Show
FIM Superbike World Championship 2014
First Contact
The First Silent Night
The Full Brazilian
Generation War
Greece: The Lost Signal Of Democracy
Hearts Of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse
Hyundai A-League (AU)
Living With The Enemy
Luke Nguyen's France
Made In Italy With Silvia Colloca
Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita
Once Upon A Time In Punchbowl
Persons Of Interest
Shane Delia’s Spice Journey
Shaun Micallef's Stairway To Heaven
Subaru World Of Cycling
Tales Of The Unexpected (2014)
Thai Street Food with David Thompson
This Is Brazil!
Twilight Of Civilisations
UCI Road World Championships 2014
United States Of Secrets
What's The Catch With Matthew Evans
Wild Britain
Wildest Islands
Wild France
Wild Thailand
Legally Brown
Treasures Decoded
Danger 5
THE LATE SESSION with Waleed Aly
Gourmet Farmer
Costas Garden Odyssey
Dave in the Life
Dusty (2009)
Food Investigators
Law and Disorder (2009)
Luke Nguyen's Vietnam
My Family Feast
The Nest
The Squiz
TI Taxi
Bogan Pride
Who Do You Think You Are? (AU)
Change the World in Five Minutes
Marx and Venus
Vasili’s Garden
Inside Australia
Inside Rugby
Insight (AU)
Huey's Cooking Adventures
Queensland Rules
World News Australia Late
FIFA Futbol Mundial
NRL Scoreboard
The Movie Show
Dateline (AU)
The Price Is Right (AU)