Digital TV On | Analog TV Off
Melbourne will be the last city in Australia to see the analog TV signal before it is switched off at 9am on Tuesday 10th December, 2013.
To receive broadcasts, viewers will need a television with built-in digital tuner or a set-top box or digital recorder.
The federal government estimates 95 per cent of households had converted to digital TV by the end of September.
People are encouraged to recycle old TV sets. A list of drop-of points can be found at www.recyclingnearyou.com.au. For more information go to digital ready.gov.a
About 1.6 million Australians in five regions are watching digital-only free-to-air television, while nationally about 82 per cent of households have converted to digital television.
The government has been progressively switching off the analog television signal since 2010.
--> Channel 10
--> Channel 2
--> Channel 31 - SBS
--> Channel 7
--> Channel 9