Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
SBS is Australia's primary multicultural broadcaster whose principal function is to provide multilingual and multicultural radio, television and digital services that inform, educate and entertain all Australians, and, in doing so, reflect and promote Australia's multicultural society. SBS provides services, including in-language content for Australia's multicultural society, including ethnic, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and contributes to the retention and continuing development of language and other cultural skills.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    23 December 1991

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. George Savvides AM 9 July 2020 8 July 2025
Deputy Chair Mrs. Christine Zeitz 30 September 2021 9 May 2023
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. William Lenehan 8 November 2017 7 November 2022
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms. Dorothy West 8 November 2017 7 November 2022
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Peeyush Gupta 16 October 2019 15 October 2024
Director/Non-Executive Director Prof. Sally Walker 23 February 2017 22 February 2022
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Mr. James Taylor 22 October 2018 Determined by the appointer
Director/Non-Executive Director VACANT    
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Vic Alhadeff 30 September 2021 29 September 2026
Non-Executive Director Mr. Nyunggai Warren Stephen Mundine AO 29 October 2020 28 October 2025
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