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The Australian government is forcing streaming platforms to invest more in local TV & films

- February 1, 2023 4 MIN READ

Streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney+ will soon face regulations to invest in Australian content, as Australian regulations catch up to other world players. Nearly eight years since the launch of Netflix in Australia in 2015, redressing the “regulatory gap” between unregulated streaming platforms and regulated traditional television is front-of-mind for Arts… Read more »


Australians spent up to $1 billion on Netflix last year, but it cost the streaming startup very little in tax

- October 28, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

A Netflix subscription costs between $120 and $240 a year. But when you buy one in Australia, paid in Australian dollars, for the Netflix Australia service, the seller is actually a Dutch-based subsidiary of the US-listed global streaming giant. The money goes straight to the Netherlands, which may partly explain why the company paid just… Read more »