A recent relaunch of the Sky News free-to-air channel has left viewers in some sections of the country angry at the sudden loss of the service.
Over the past few days, this website has received numerous complaints from viewers who were surprised and frustrated by the sudden removal of the channel.
Recent changes to affiliate agreements mean the channel, previously known as “Sky News On WIN” has now moved to a new broadcasting partner Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) for much of Australia.
The decision has left the channel no longer available in Tasmania, regional Western Australia and Mildura.
Sky News Regional is now broadcast on Channel 56 in the SCA regional markets across Victoria, Southern NSW and Queensland. Sky News Regional is also broadcast on the WIN Network’s Channel 53 in Northern NSW, Griffith, NSW and South Australia.
A spokesperson for Sky News confirmed the issue telling TV Blackbox: