We are the united voice of Australia’s commercial television broadcasters.

Australian. Trusted. Free.

Commercial television is the home of Australian content, showing more than any other platform, making us the backbone of the local television production industry.

Scott Cam, The Block – 9 Network

As the peak industry body for Australia’s commercial free-to-air broadcasters, Free TV Australia advances the interests of our members in national policy debates, positions the industry for the future in technology and innovation and highlights the important contribution commercial free-to-air television makes to Australia’s culture and economy.

$1.63 billion spent on Australian local content

More than 25,000 hours of Australian content shown on commercial television every year

432 hours of first run Australian drama shown in 2018

84.5% of all programming expenditure is spent on Australian content

13 million Australians watch Free TV every day

6 out of every 10 dollars spent on Australian television content comes from Free TV

Our Members

Free TV Australia proudly represents all of Australia’s commercial free-to-air television broadcasters in metropolitan, regional and remote licence areas.

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Free TV members employ more than 15K people and contribute $2.8 billion to the Australian economy

Recent News

December 12, 2019 in Media Release

Free TV welcomes response to ACCC report

Free TV Australia today welcomed the Government’s commitment to adopt the key recommendations from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report. Free TV Chief Executive…
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October 31, 2019 in Media Release

Drama Report Highlights Need For Australian Content Reform

Screen Australia’s Drama Report released today confirms that commercial free-to-air broadcasters remain the largest underwriters of the Australian production sector, directly investing $114 million in Australian drama, more than any…
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