Best Australia Streaming Services

Long gone are the days of sticking with whatever was on free-to-air TV or heading to Blockbuster to rent a few DVDs for the week; streaming is all the rage.

There are a plethora of streaming services now available in Australia all of which have different content and features (and prices!), so to help you navigate the multiple platforms and help you decide which one to subscribe to, we’ve rounded up Australia’s best. streaming services and all relevant information you need to know.

Netflix (Australia)

Pricing starts at $10.99/month

Although Netflix wasn’t the first streaming service to launch in Australia, it was certainly the platform that made streaming hugely popular Down Under. Netflix offers a wide range of TV shows, movies, Netflix originals, documentaries, comedy specials, reality shows, and more, and can be accessed from TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, Macs , Chrome Casts and Apple TV.

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Stan

Pricing starts at $10/month and comes with a thirty-day free trial

Stan offers just about everything – TV shows, movies, original content, documentaries, reality shows and more; Additionally, there is a Stan Sports add-on feature for sports fans. Stan is easily accessible from TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, Macs, Chrome Casts and Apple TV.

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frenzy

Pricing starts at $10/month and comes with a two-week free trial

Binge, Foxtel’s streaming app, has a partnership with HBO, so the streaming platform offers most, if not all, HBO content. Binge also has many other TV shows, movies, documentaries, and more. You can access Binge from TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, Macs, Chrome Casts, and Apple TVs.

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Disney+ (Australia)

Pricing starts at $9.99/month

Disney+ is, obviously, the giant conglomerate, Disney’s streaming platform, but that doesn’t mean the platform only offers Disney princess and children’s movies. Since Disney acquired Marvel, Pixar, Fox and Lucasfilm, Disney+ is pretty much the only streaming service in Australia that offers the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies and shows, the star wars films and its various spin-offs such as the series, The Mandalorianand The simpsons. Disney+ is accessible from most devices.

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Amazon Prime Video (Australia)

Pricing starts at $4.50/month, includes access to free shipping on all Amazon orders, free games, Amazon Music, and Amazon Reading, and comes with a thirty-day free trial

Amazon Prime Video has plenty of awesome TV shows and movies as well as original content, like its Emmy-nominated series The boys. Amazon Prime Video is the cheapest of the major streaming platforms available in Australia and comes with a bunch of extra features (listed above) as well as access to an amc+ companion channel; Moreover, it is easily accessible from TVs, smartphones, tablets, PC, Mac, Chrome Casts and Apple TV.

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Paramount+ (Australia)

Pricing starts at $8.99/month and comes with a seven-day free trial

Paramount+ is one of Australia’s newest streaming platforms and offers all Paramount, Showtime, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, CBS content as well as ‘Paramount+ Originals’ and ‘Paramount+ Exclusives’; which will mean the next series based on the game of the same name, Halo will only be available on Paramount+. You can access Paramount+ from almost any device.

Apple TV+ (Australia)

Pricing starts at $7.99/month and comes with a seven-day free trial

Apple TV+ only offers access to Apple Originals like the series, Ted Lasso, Defend Jacob and morning warsand movies, doggy style and On the rocks. However, it also provides access to an amc+ complementary channel. Apple TV+ is only accessible on Apple products – iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple TV – so if you’re an Android user, you can’t use Apple TV+.

Now

Pricing starts at $25/month and comes with a ten-day free trial

Since they are owned by the same company, most of the content available on Binge is also available on Foxtel Now. This streaming service is however more expensive because you also have access to live TV and you can stream sports. Foxtel Now is available on most devices through the Foxtel Go app.

Hayu (Australia)

Pricing starts at $6.99/month and comes with a seven-day free trial

If all you care about in terms of entertainment is “reality”, then Hayu is the streaming service for you. The platform has a huge amount of reality TV shows – including Under the bridge and keeping up with the Kardashians — and airs most of them the same day as the US. You can also access an impressive collection of real crime shows and access Hayu from virtually any device.

Kayo

Pricing starts at $25/month and comes with a two-week free trial

Kayo will give you access to over 50 live and on-demand sports; this includes AFL, Rugby League, Cricket, Motorsport, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Boxing, Cycling, Golf, etc. If you are a sports buff, Kayo is a must; you’ll never miss a game again. You can also virtually access Kayo from any device.

quiver

Pricing starts at $5.83/month and comes with a seven-day free trial

Shudder is the perfect streaming service for horror fans as the platform only offers content categorized in the horror, thriller, and supernatural genres. It offers a wide selection of the best scary Hollywood movies and series as well as original content from Shudder. You can access Shudder on Chrome Casts, Apple TVs, and smartphones.

Brit Box

Pricing starts at $7.50/month and comes with a seven-day free trial

Obsessed with BBC and UK TV shows? All you need is BritBox which has just about every British show ever made. Think Doctor Who, Mister Bean, sherlock, Luther, black viper, Office, 8 out of 10 cats, The law project… It’s all on BritBox which you can access from most devices.

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