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Key

Example Description
Launch Channel launched on Foxtel when it started transmissions
Added Channel added to Foxtel after launching on other providers
Removal Channel removed from Foxtel after ceasing transmissions
Rename Channel changed its original name to another
Move Channel moved to another channel number
Split One channel divided into two or more channels
Merge Two or more channels merged into one channel

1990s

1995

October

Foxtel Launched

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
1 Nickelodeon 1993.svgNick at Nite 1998.svg Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite Added Launched on Galaxy as Max in April 1995
2 ABC 1975.png ABC
3 Showtime 1995.svg Showtime Launched on Galaxy in March 1995
4 Encore 1994.svg Encore
6 Discovery Channel 1995.svg Discovery Channel Launched on Galaxy as Quest in April 1995
7 Seven 1989.svg Seven
8 Fox 1994.svgFox Kids 1993.svg Fox/Fox Kids Launch Flagship on Foxtel
9 Nine 1969.svg Nine Added
10 Ten 1991.svg Ten
11 PSN.png Premier Sports Network Launched on Galaxy in January 1995
13 Red.png Red Launched on Galaxy in April 1995
14 Arena 1995.png Arena
15 TV1 1995.gif TV1
16 BBC World 1995.svg BBC World
17 TNT 1995.svg TNT Launched on Optus in September 1995
18 CNN International 1995.png CNN International
19 CMT 1991.svg Country Music Television
20 Cartoon Network 1992.svg Cartoon Network
21 World Movies 1995.png World Movies Launch Foxtel Exclusive until May 1998
22 ABN.png Asia Business News Added Launched on Galaxy in February 1995
23 SBS 1993.svg SBS
24 Bloomberg Information TV.png Bloomberg
25 Foxtel Weather.gif Foxtel Weather Launch
28 FX 1994.svgFXM Movies from Fox.png fX/FXM: Movies From Fox
31 Foxtel EPG

December

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
30 TVSN 1995.png TVSN Launch

1996

February

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
12 Sky News Australia 1996.gif Sky News Australia Launch

March

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
11 PSN.png Premier Sports Network Rename Fox Sports Fox Sports 1994.svg

August

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
5 UKTV 1996.svg UKTV Launch
21 World Movies 1995.png World Movies Move 25
22 ABN.png Asia Business News Move 21
23 SBS 1993.svg SBS Move 22
24 Bloomberg Information TV.png Bloomberg Move 23
25 Foxtel Weather.gif Foxtel Weather Move 24
26 Comedy 1996.png The Comedy Channel Added Launched on Galaxy in June 1996
27 Hallmark Entertainment Network.gif Hallmark Entertainment Network Launch
29 Fox Soap.png Fox Soap Approximate date
Fox Talk.png Fox Talk
Fox Travel.png Fox Travel
Fox History.png Fox History

1997

April

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
8 Fox 1994.svg Fox Rename Fox8 FOX8 1997.png Approximate date
13 Red 1996.gif Red Channel [V] Channel V 1994.png

September

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
12 National Geographic Channel 1998.svg National Geographic Channel Launch
12 Sky News Australia 1997.gif Sky News Australia Move 16
16 BBC World 1995.svg BBC World Move 17
17 TNT 1995.svg TNT Move 20
19 Lifestyle 1997.png The Lifestyle Channel Launch
19 CMT 1991.svg Country Music Television Move 23
20 Cartoon Network 1992.svg Cartoon Network Move 21
21 ABN.png Asia Business News Move 24
22 Fox Sports Two 1997.svg Fox Sports Two Launch Broadcasts Fox News when no sports programming
22 SBS 1993.svg SBS Move 28
23 Bloomberg Information TV.png Bloomberg Move 25
24 Foxtel Weather.gif Foxtel Weather Move 26
25 World Movies 1995.png World Movies Move 34
26 Comedy 1996.png The Comedy Channel Move 33
27 Hallmark Entertainment Network.gif Hallmark Entertainment Network Move 30
28 FX 1994.svgFXM Movies from Fox.svg FX/FXM Move 32
29 Fox Soap.pngFox Talk.pngFox Travel.pngFox History.png Fox Soap/Talk/Travel/History Move 31
30 TVSN 1995.png TVSN Move 29
31 Foxtel EPG Move 27
35 Event TV.gif Event TV Added Approximate date
Despite being promoted earlier in 1997

1998

February

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
24 ABN.png Asia Business News Merge CNBC CNBC.svg

September

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
36 ANT1 1989.svg Antenna Pacific Added
37 Rai International 1996.png Rai Internazionale Added
38 Sky Racing old.png Sky Racing Added Launched in 1985 in Pubs

November

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
1 Nickelodeon 1998.svg Nickelodeon Move 4
4 Encore 1994.svg Encore Move 15
8 FOX8 1997.png Fox8 Split Split from Fox Kids
Fox8 becomes 24-hour service
8 Fox Kids.svg Fox Kids Split 31 Split from Fox Kids
Fox Kids timeshares with The History Channel
15 TV1 1995.gif TV1 Move 1 TV1 1998.png
31 Fox Soap.pngFox Talk.pngFox Travel.pngFox History.png Fox Soap/Talk/Travel/History Split The History Channel.svg Formerly Fox Soap/Talk/Travel/History
The History Channel timeshares with Fox Kids
Fox Soap and Talk Programming (minus Jerry Springer which moved to Fox8) moved to FX
32 FX 1994.svgFXM Movies from Fox.png fX/FXM: Movies From Fox Rename FX/FX Movies FX Australia 1998.pngFX Movies 1998.gif fX absorbed the Fox Soap/Talk Programming (minus Jerry Springer, see above) and both Channels got new branding

1999

August

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
12 Fox Sports Two 1997.svg Fox Sports Two Split Split from Fox News
Fox Sports Two becomes 24-hour service
23 CMT 1991.svg Country Music Television Move 24
24 CNBC.svg CNBC Move 26
26 Foxtel Weather.gif Foxtel Weather Move 29
27 Foxtel EPG Move 30
29 TVSN 1995.png TVSN Move 27
30 Hallmark Entertainment Network.gif Hallmark Entertainment Network Move 34
34 World Movies 1995.png World Movies Move 35
35 Event TV.gif Event TV Move 38 Main Event Main Event 2000.png
39 Fox News Channel 1996.png Fox News Channel Split Split from Fox Sports Two
Fox News becomes 24-hour service

2000s

2000

July

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
20 TNT 1995.svg TNT Move Turner Classic Movies Turner Classic Movies 1998.svg

August

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
4 Nick at Nite Australia.png Nick at Nite Removal Nickelodeon becomes 24-hour service, Nick at Nite's Programming was already seen on TV1

November

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
24 CMT 1991.svg Country Music Television Move MusicCountry MusicCountry.svg Formerly Country Music Television

December

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
4 Nickelodeon 1998.svg Nickelodeon Move 5
5 UKTV 1996.svg UKTV Move 20
6 Discovery Channel 2000.svg Discovery Channel Move 19
12 National Geographic Channel 1998.svg National Geographic Channel Move 18
13 Channel V Australia.gif Channel V Move 15
14 Arena 1995.png Arena Move 22
15 Encore Australia.png Encore Move 4
16 Sky News Australia old.png Sky News Australia Move 14
16 MusicMax 2000.png MusicMax Launch
17 BBC World.svg BBC World Move 36
18 CNN International 1995.png CNN International Move 35
19 Lifestyle 1997.png The Lifestyle Channel Move 21
20 Turner Classic Movies 1998.svg Turner Classic Movies Move 27
21 Cartoon Network 1992.svg Cartoon Network Move 31
22 Fox Sports Two 1997.svg Fox Sports Two Move
23 Sky Racing old.png Sky Racing Move 40
24 MusicCountry.svg MusicCountry Move 17
25 Bloomberg 1998.svg Bloomberg Move 38
26 CNBC.svg CNBC Move 37
27 TVSN 2001.svg TVSN Move 41
29 Foxtel Weather.gif Foxtel Weather Move 39
30 Foxtel EPG Move 13
31 Fox Kids.svg Fox Kids Split 6 Split from The History Channel
Fox Kids timeshares with Fox Classics
31 The History Channel.svg The History Channel Split 25 Split from Fox Kids
History becomes 24-hour service
32 FX Australia 1998.png FX Move 23 Formerly FX Movies
Split from Fox Classics
FX becomes 24-Hour Service
32 FX Movies 1998.gif FX Movies Rename 6 Fox Classics Fox Classics 2000.png Formerly FX Movies
Split from FX
Fox Classics timeshares with Fox Kids
32 Fashion TV 1997.svg Fashion TV Added Launched in France in 1997
33 Showtime 2 2000.png Showtime 2 Launch
33 Comedy 1996.png The Comedy Channel Move 26 The Comedy Channel 2000.png
34 Hallmark Entertainment Network.gif Hallmark Entertainment Network Move
35 World Movies 1995.png World Movies Move 42 World Movies.png
36 ANT1 1989.svg Antenna Pacific Move 43
37 Rai International 1996.png Rai Internazionale Move 45
38 Main Event 2000.png Main Event Move 44
39 Fox News Channel 1996.png Fox News Channel Move 34

2001

December

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
14 Sky News Australia old.png Sky News Australia Move 34
25 The History Channel.svg The History Channel Move 26
26 The Comedy Channel 2000.png The Comedy Channel Move 25 The Comedy Channel 2001.svg
27 Turner Classic Movies 1998.svg Turner Classic Movies Move 32
27 Disney Channel 1999.svg Disney Channel Added Launched on Optus in June 1996
28 SBS 1993.svg SBS Move 41
31 Cartoon Network 1992.svg Cartoon Network Move 28
34 Fox News Channel 1996.png Fox News Channel Move 35
35 CNN International 1995.png CNN International Move 36
36 BBC World.svg BBC World Move 37
37 CNBC.svg CNBC Move 38
38 Bloomberg 1998.svg Bloomberg Move 39
39 Foxtel Weather.gif Foxtel Weather Move 50
41 TVSN 2001.svg TVSN Move 49

2002

February

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
17 MusicCountry.svg MusicCountry Merge Soundtrack.png Timeshares with Soundtrack Channel

March

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
14 FOX Footy Channel 2002.svg Fox Footy Channel Launch

August

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
17 Soundtrack.png The Soundtrack Channel Removal Soundtrack Channel still seen in Australia as late as 2006

September

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
15 ESPN.svg ESPN Added Launched on Optus in September 1995
ESPN was the second Optus channel to join Foxtel after Disney Channel
15 Channel V Australia.gif Channel V Move 16
16 MusicMax 2000.png MusicMax Move 17

December

Due to the Content Sharing Agreement with Optus Television, Optus-Exclusive Channels are Added to Foxtel

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
29 Movie One 2000.png Movie One Added Launched on Optus in September 1995
30 Movie Extra 2000.png Movie Extra Added Launched on Optus in September 1997
31 Movie Greats 2000.png Movie Greats Added Launched on Optus in September 1995
43 ANT1 1989.svg Antenna Pacific 46 To Make Room for Ovation
43 Ovation 1997.png Ovation Added Launched on Optus in June 1997
50 Foxtel Weather.gif Foxtel Weather Removal Replaced by The Weather Channel on Channel 52
50 MTV 2002.svg MTV: Music Television Added Launched on Optus as ARC Music TV in June 1996
Rebranded to MTV in March 1997
52 The Weather Channel 2000.png The Weather Channel Launched on Austar in January 1999 as Weather 21

2003

November

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
23 FX Australia.png FX W W 2003.svg Formerly FX

December

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
15 Animal Planet 1996.svg Animal Planet Added Launched on Optus in October 1999
15 ESPN.svg ESPN Move 16
16 Channel V Australia.gif Channel V Move 43
17 MusicMax 2000.png MusicMax Move 44
26 The History Channel.svg The History Channel Move 17
40 Sky Racing old.png Sky Racing Move 50
43 Ovation 1997.png Ovation Move 26
44 Main Event 2000.png Main Event Move 46
45 Rai International 1996.png Rai Internazionale Move 51
46 ANT1 1989.svg Antenna Pacific Move 52
50 MTV 2002.svg MTV: Music Television Move 45
52 Weather Channel 2003.png The Weather Channel Move 40

2004

January

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
6 Fox Kids Australia.svg Fox Kids Removal Fox Kids Programming moved to Fox8

February

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
6 Fox Classics 2000.png Fox Classics Split Fox Kids timeshare removed
Fox Classics becomes 24-hour service

March

Foxtel Digital launched

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
100 Nine 2001.png Nine Added
101 TV1 Australia.png TV1 Added
102 ABC 2002.png ABC TV Added
103 UKTV 1996.svg UKTV Added
104 SBS 1993.svg SBS Television Added
105 Arena 2001.svg Arena Added
106 The LifeStyle Channel.svg The LifeStyle Channel Added
107 Seven AU.svg Seven Network Added
108 FOX8 AU.svg Fox8 Added
110 Ten 2002.svg Network Ten Added
111 Fox Classics AU.svg Fox Classics Added
112 Fox Classics AU.svg Fox Classics +2 Launch
113 W 2003.svg W Added
115 The LifeStyle Channel.svg The LifeStyle Channel +2 Launch
116 LifeStyle Food Channel 2004.png LifeStyle Food Channel Launch
118 How to channel.png How To Channel Launch
120 The Comedy Channel 2001.svg The Comedy Channel Added
121 The Comedy Channel 2001.svg The Comedy Channel +2 Launch
122 E! 1990.svg E! Launch
124 Hallmark Channel.svg Hallmark Channel Added
129 Ovation 1997.png Ovation Added
135 TVSN 2001.svg TVSN Added
150 FOX8 AU.svg Fox8 +2 Launch
151 TV1 Australia.png TV1 +2 Launch
152 Arena 2001.svg Arena +2 Launch
153 UKTV 1996.svg UKTV +2 Launch
400 Foxtel Box Office 2002.svg Movies Preview
401 Showtime 1995.svg Showtime Added
402 Showtime2.png Showtime 2 Added
404 Encore Australia.png Encore Added
Rename
Showtime Greats Showtime Greats.svg
409 Turner Classic Movies 1998.svg Turner Classic Movies Added
410 World Movies.png World Movies Added World Movies 2004.png
411 Movie One 2000.png Movie One Added
412 Movie Two 2004.png Movie Two/Movie One: Take Two Launch
413 Movie Extra 2000.png Movie Extra Added
415 Movie Greats 2000.png Movie Greats Added
501 Fox Sports 1994.svg Fox Sports One Added
502 Fox Sports Two 1997.svg Fox Sports Two Added
506 FOX Footy Channel 2002.svg Fox Footy Channel Added
509 Eurosport News.gif EurosportNews Launch
511 ESPN.svg ESPN Added
513 Fuel TV 2002.svg Fuel TV Launch
515 Sky Racing old.png Sky Racing Added
601 Sky News Australia 2002.png Sky News Australia Added
602 Fox News Channel 2002.svg Fox News Channel Added
603 CNN International 1995.png CNN International Added
604 BBC World.svg BBC World Added
605 Bloomberg 1998.svg Bloomberg Added
606 CNBC.svg CNBC Added
609 Weather Channel 2003.png The Weather Channel Added
610 SBS World News.png SBS World News Channel Added Launched on DTT in June 2002
630 Discovery Channel 2000.svg Discovery Channel Added
632 National Geographic Channel.svg National Geographic Channel Added
634 Animal Planet 1996.svg Animal Planet Added
636 Adventure One.svg Adventure One Launch
638 Discovery Travel & Adventure Channel.png Discovery Travel and Adventure Channel Launch
640 Discovery Health USA 2001.png Discovery Health Channel Launch
642 The Biography Channel.svg The Biography Channel Launch
644 The History Channel.svg The History Channel Added
644 The History Channel.svg The History Channel +2 Launch
646 Discovery Science 2003.svg Discovery Science Channel Launch
648 TechTV.svg TechTV Launch
701 Nickelodeon 1998.svg Nickelodeon Added
703 Nick Jr Australia 2004.png Nick Jr. Launch
707 Disney Channel 2002.svg Disney Channel Added
710 Cartoon Network 1992.svg Cartoon Network Added
712 Boomerang 2000.svg Boomerang Launch Was one of the two channels on Optus Television's Analogue Service, The other one was VH1
801 Channel V Australia.gif Channel V Added
803 Club V.svg Club V Launch
805 MusicMax 2000.png MusicMax Added
808 MTV 2002.svg MTV: Music Television Added
810 VH1 2003.svg VH1 Launch Was one of the two channels on Optus Television's Analogue Service, The other one was Boomerang
815 Country Music Channel.png Country Music Channel Launch
830-860 AIR.png Air Active/Austar Interactive Radio Launch 30 radio channels
999 Foxtel Digital 2004.png Foxtel Help Channel Launch

June

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
805 MusicMax 2000.png MusicMax Rename Max Max Australia.svg

December

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
140 ACC.jpg Australian Christian Channel Added Launched on Optus in April 1999
648 TechTV.svg TechTV Rename Crime and Investigation Network Crime & Investigation Network.svg

2005

January

Network Change Notes
Crime & Investigation Channel Launch Replaced Tech TV

February

Network Change Notes
TVN Added

March

Network Change Notes
Aurora Community Channel Launch

October

Network Change Notes
Discovery Travel & Living Rename Formerly Discovery Travel & Adventure

December

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
709 Playhouse Disney.svg Playhouse Disney Launch

2006

October

Network Change Notes
Fox Sports 3 Launch
History +2 Removal Replaced by W +2
W +2 Launch Replaced History +2

November

Network Change Notes
Fox Footy Channel Removal
Fox Sports News Launch

December

Network Change Notes
SciFi Launch

2007

January

Network Change Notes
Channel [V]² Rename Formerly Club [V]

February

Network Change Notes
Bio. Rename Formerly The Biography Channel

April

Network Change Notes
Nat Geo Adventure Rename Formerly Adventure One
The Music Factory Launch Exclusive to Optus TV Featuring Foxtel Digital

November

Network Change Notes
Setana Sport Added
NITV Added Launched in July 2007 on Optus Aurora

December

Network Change Notes
Showcase Launch

2008

January

Network Change Notes
Sky News Business Launch

June

Foxtel HD launched

Network Change Notes
7HD Added Launched in 2004 on Freeview
ABC1 HD Added Launched in January 2002 on Freeview
BBC HD Launch
Discovery HD Launch
ESPN HD Launch
Fox Sports HD Launch
National Geographic HD Launch
Nine HD Added Launched in January 2001 on Freeview
SBS HD Added Launched in February 2006 on Freeview
Ten HD Added

November

Network Change Notes
111 Hits Launch
BBC Knowledge Launch
CBeebies Launch

2009

January

Network Change Notes
A-PAC Launch

March

Network Change Notes
Ten HD Removal Replaced by One HD
One HD Launch Replaced Ten HD

July

Network Change Notes
One SD Added

November

Foxtel "Next Generation" launched

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
111 Hits +2 Launch
803 Channel V2.png Channel [V]² Rename [V] Hits V Hits.svg
13th Street Launch
7TWO Launch
BBC HD Removal
Discovery +2 Launch
Discovery Turbo MAX Launch
Discovery Turbo MAX +2 Launch
Eurosport Launch
Family Movie Channel Launch
Fox8 HD Launch
Fox Sports 2 HD Launch
Fox Sports 3 HD Launch
GO! Added Launched on Freeview in August 2009
718 KidsCo 2007.png KidsCo Launch Australian Feed
LifeStyle Food +2 Launch
LifeStyle You Launch
LifeStyle You +2 Launch
Movie One HD Launch
Nat Geo Wild Launch
Sci Fi +2 Launch
Starpics Launch
Showcase HD Launch
Showcase Two Launch
Showtime Action Launch
Showtime Action HD Launch
Showtime Comedy Launch
Showtime Drama Launch
Showtime Greats Removal
Showtime Premiere Rename Formerly Showtime
Showtime Premiere 2 Rename Formerly Showtime 2
Showtime Premiere HD Launch
Starpics 1 HD Launch
Starpics 2 HD Launch
Style Network Launch
UKTV HD Launch
W HD Launch

December

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
723 ABC3.png ABC3 Launch

2010s

2010

February

Network Change Notes
Ovation Removal Replaced by STVDIO
W Rename Formerly W.

March

Network Change Notes
Sky Racing 2 Launch

April

Network Change Notes
STVDIO Launch Replaced Ovation

May

Network Change Notes
MTV Classic Rename Formerly VH1
Sky Racing World Launch

July

Network Change Notes
ABC1 HD Removal Replaced by ABC News 24
ABC News 24 Added Replaced ABC1 HD
Universal Channel Rename Formerly Hallmark Channel

September

Network Change Notes
7HD Removal Replaced by 7mate HD
7mate HD Launch Replaced 7HD
GEM HD Launch Replaced Nine HD
Nine HD Removal Replaced by GEM

November

Network Change Notes
13th Street +2 Launch
BBC Knowledge HD Launch
Foxtel 3D HD Launch
MTV Hits Rename
Added
Formerly The Music Factory
Added to Foxtel and Austar
MTVN Live Launch
MTVN Live HD Launch
Nat Geo Adventure +2 Launch
Nat Geo Wild HD Launch
National Geographic +2 Launch
Speed Launch
Speed HD Launch
TLC Rename Formerly Discovery Travel & Living
TLC +2 Launch

2011

January

Network Change Notes
Eleven Launch Replaced One (SD)
One (SD) Removal Replaced by Eleven

February

Network Change Notes
HOW TO Channel Removal Replaced by LifeStyle Home

March

Network Change Notes
ESPN2 Launch
ESPN2 HD Launch
LifeStyle HD Launch
LifeStyle Home Launch Replaced HOW TO Channel

May

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
709 Playhouse Disney.svg Playhouse Disney Rename Disney Junior Disney Junior 2011.svg

2012

February

Network Change Notes
A&E Launch Replaced Fashion TV
A&E HD Launch
Fashion TV Removal Replaced by FX
Fox Footy Relaunch
Fox Footy HD Launch
FX Relaunch

March

Network Change Notes
STUDIO Rename Formerly STVDIO

July

Network Change Notes
CCTV News Added
Al Jazeera English Added
SF Rename Formerly SciFi
SF +2 Rename Formerly SciFi +2

August

Network Change Notes
SoHo Rename Formerly W
SoHo +2 Rename Formerly W +2
SoHo HD Rename Formerly W HD

September

Network Change Notes
Nat Geo Adventure +2 Removal
Fox Sports Plus Launch
FX +2 Launch

December

Foxtel switches to Foxtel-owned movie channels

Network Change Notes
Family Movie Channel Removal
Movie Extra Removal
Movie Greats Removal
Movie One Removal
Movie One HD Removal
Movie Two Removal
Showtime Action Removal Replaced by Foxtel Movies Action/Adventure
Showtime Action HD Removal Replaced by Foxtel Movies Action/Adventure HD
Showtime Comedy Removal Replaced by Foxtel Movies Comedy
Showtime Drama Removal Replaced by Foxtel Movies Drama/Romance
Showtime Premiere Removal Replaced by Foxtel Movies Premiere
Showtime Premiere HD Removal Replaced by Foxtel Movies Premiere HD
Showtime Premiere Two Removal Replaced by Foxtel Movies Premiere +2
Starpics 1 Removal
Starpics 1 HD Removal
Starpics 2 Removal
Starpics 2 HD Removal

2013

January

Network Change Notes
Foxtel Movies Action/Adventure Launch Replaced Showtime Action
Foxtel Movies Action/Adventure +2 Launch
Foxtel Movies Action/Adventure HD Launch Replaced Showtime Action HD
Foxtel Movies Comedy Launch Replaced Showtime Comedy
Foxtel Movies Comedy HD Launch
Foxtel Movies Drama/Romance Launch Replaced Showtime Drama
Foxtel Movies Drama/Romance HD Launch
Foxtel Movies Family Launch
Foxtel Movies Family +2 Launch
Foxtel Movies Family HD Launch
Foxtel Movies Masterpiece Launch
Foxtel Movies Masterpiece HD Launch
Foxtel Movies Premiere Launch Replaced Showtime Premiere
Foxtel Movies Premiere +2 Launch Replaced Showtime Premiere +2
Foxtel Movies Premiere HD Launch Replaced Showtime Premiere HD
Sky News Weather Rename Formerly The Weather Channel
Foxtel Movies Thriller/Crime Launch
Foxtel Movies Thriller/Crime HD Launch

August

Network Change Notes
Foxtel 3D Removal Replaced by Main Event HD

September

Network Change Notes
CCTV-9 Documentary Added
Main Event HD Launch
NHK World Added

December

Network Change Notes
MTV Classic Removal Replaced by MTV Music
MTVN Live Removal
MTVN Live HD Removal
MTV Dance Launch Replaced MTV Hits
MTV Hits Removal Replaced by MTV Dance
MTV Music Launch Replaced MTV Classic
SF Removal Replaced by SyFy
SF +2 Removal Replaced by SyFy +2
Smooth Launch
TV1 Removal Replaced by TVH!TS
TV1 +2 Removal Replaced by TVH!TS +2

2014

January

Network Change Notes
111 Rename Formerly 111 Hits
111 +2 Rename Formerly 111 Hits +2
Action Movies Rename Formerly Action/Adventure Movies
Nat Geo People Rename Formerly Nat Geo Adventure
Romance Movies Rename Formerly Drama/Romance Movies
SyFy Launch
SyFy HD Launch
Thriller Movies Rename Formerly Thriller/Crime Movies
TVH!TS Launch

February

Channel number Channel logo Channel name Type of change New channel number New channel name New channel logo Notes
718 KidsCo.svg KidsCo Removal Due to Sprout Acquisition by NBCUniversal

April

Network Change Notes
111 Greats Rename Formerly 111
111 Greats +2 Rename Formerly 111 +2
Disney Movies Launch
Disney Movies HD Launch
Disney XD Launch

July

Network Change Notes
UKTV HD Removal Replaced by BBC First HD

August

Network Change Notes
BBC First Launch
BBC First HD Launch

November

Network Change Notes
13th Street HD Launch
Arena HD Launch
beIN Sports Rename Formerly Setana Sports
BoxSets Launch
BoxSets HD Launch
Discovery Home & Health Removal Replaced by Discovery Kids
Discovery Kids Launch Replaced Discovery Home & Health
Eurosport HD Launch
Fox Sports 4 Launch Replaced Fuel TV
Fox Sports 4 HD Launch
Fox Sports 5 Launch
Fox Sports 5 HD Launch
Fox Sports News HD Launch
Fuel TV Removal Replaced by Fox Sports 4
History HD Launch
Speed Removal Replaced by Fox Sports 5
Speed HD Removal Replaced by Fox Sports 5 HD
Universal HD Launch
World Movies HD Launch

2015

February

Network Change Notes
Daystar Launch
Russia Today Launch

March

Network Change Notes
Disney Movies +2 Launch
Foxtel Arts Launch
Foxtel Arts HD Launch
Sky Thoroughbred Central Rename Formerly Sky Racing World
STUDIO Removal Replaced by Foxtel Arts
TVN Removal

August

Network Change Notes
111 Rename Formerly 111 Greats

September

Network Change Notes
Racing.com Added Launched on Freeview in August 2015

November

Network Change Notes
9Gem Rename Previously GEM; reduced to SD
9Go! Rename Previously GO!
9HD Launche
9Life Launch
Bio. Removal

December

Network Change Notes
Sky News Business HD Launch
Sky News HD Launch

2016

January

Network Change Notes
SBS Food Network Added Launched on Freeview in November 2015

February

Network Change Notes
YESSHOP Added

March

Network Change Notes
7flix Added Launched on Freeview in February 2016
TEN HD Added Launched on Freeview on March 2nd
ONE HD Rechange Reduced to SD
[V] Hits +2 Launch Replaced Channel [V]
Channel [V] Removal Replaced by [V] Hits +2

April

Network Change Notes
Sky Thoroughbred Central HD Launch

May

Network Change Notes
Sky News Election Channel Launch
beIN Sports 1 Launch
beIN Sports 1 HD Launch
beIN Sports 2 Launch
beIN Sports 2 HD Launch
beIN Sports 3 Launch
beIN Sports 3 HD Launch

July

Foxtel Movies More Launch
Foxtel Movies More HD Launch
Chelsea TV Launch
Chelsea TV HD Launch
517 LFCTV.svg LFC TV Launch
517 LFCTV HD.svg LFC TV HD Launch
518 MUTV.svg MUTV Launch
518 MUTV HD.svg MUTV HD Launch

2017

2018

2019

2020s

2020

2021

2022

2023

2024