Subscription video on demand (SVOD) services voluntarily report to us about their investment in Australian content in terms of spending and availability.
SVOD providers Amazon Prime Video, Disney, Netflix, and Stan have reported to us each financial year since 2019–20. For the 2021–22 financial year, Paramount+ – as a newer entrant into the Australian SVOD market – reported to the ACMA for the first time.
Collectively, in the 2021–22 financial year, these SVOD providers spent $335.1 million on Australian content. The information collected from SVOD providers relates to expenditure on commissioned and acquired Australian and Australian-related programs/titles.
We also receive information about the total hours of Australian content on Australian services and rest-of-the-world services.
The SVOD reports compiled by the ACMA contain aggregated expenditure and program information: