How is your TV reception?

We’re receiving feedback from the community that some of you are still experiencing fluctuations in your TV reception. While we have no immediate solutions, we do provide a TV reception support page. The link is found on the main menu  (see below, right-side, highlighted in orange) where you’ll find the following information;

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TV Reception Support

ACMA – Australian Communications and Media Authority

Interference to TV reception


Click on the heading – Coverage and reception

  • Do I need a new antenna to be able to receive digital TV?… More
  • Do rural and regional areas receive the same coverage as metropolitan areas?… More
  • Does freeview solve reception issues?… More
  • How do I know if I live in a ‘black spot’?… More
  • I have very poor digital TV reception, what can be done about it?… More
  • How can I get further information on television reception?… More
  • Why have a satellite service and what channels are available?… More

Viewer Access Satellite Television – VAST

The VAST service is a first class direct-to-home digital TV satellite service which covers all of Australia. For the first time, viewers who cannot receive digital services from the terrestrial transmitters that serve their area will have access to a reliable free-to-air satellite TV service which delivers the full range of digital channels.

Facebook Groups


1800 201 013

Digital Ready

1800 201 013

Local Member

Bob Baldwin is collecting data on households in his electorate who are affected by poor digital TV reception. His office is encouraging people to lodge a complaint either by email or phone, the preferred option is via email.

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Information to include in your email
Your address or suburb
Which channels are disrupted

Fact sheet archive

Nov 2012 – Seasonal interference to digital TV reception in the Hunter Region of NSW
Nov 2012 – Reception issues in the Hunter region
Jun 2012 – Attention residents of Stroud & Booral

Stroud Community Web – News update archive


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