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Last updated: 03 August 2020


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We compare and review the main movie and TV streaming services in Australia including Netflix, Stan, Disney Plus, Foxtel Now and Amazon Prime Video to help you find the ones that suit your viewing needs. Most of us can't afford to sign up for every service, so our test can help you find one or two options that can fit within your budget.

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Our expert testers give these streaming services a thorough workout to help find the ones that:

  • make it easiest to sign up and leave
  • have the best layout and user interface
  • make it easy to find movies and TV shows you enjoy
  • have the best navigation during playback

Our interactive comparison tool helps you find out which streaming options have the features you want. Our expert recommendations will help you quickly see which services come out on top.

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    Entry-level/single fee subscription price. Google Play, YouTube and Apple TV monthly fees based on one third of a purchased TV series and one rented movie per month.

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    Subscription services give you unlimited access to a TV/movie content library for a monthly/annual fee. Rent or buy services let you purchase individual movies, shows, seasons etc as a one time purchase. Rentals expire after a predetermined time, purchases are added to your account for repeat viewing. Free to air, aka catchup, services let you watch broadcast content after it's aired for free. Some of these services also offer online only content similar to streaming companies.

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      Made up of layout and stability score (40%), what to watch score (35%) sign up and cancel score (15%) and playback control score (10%).

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