Netflix is the uncrowned king of streaming services in the world and one of the best streaming services in Australia. So, if you want to know everything about Netflix Australia, then just read this article till the end.
Netflix first started as a DVD sales and rental business in the US turned into streaming video on demand service and expand internationally. Netflix started producing its original series and TV shows in 2013 and since creating some critically and commercial acclaimed titles such as, Stranger Things, Money Heist, The Queen’s Gambit.
With the expansion of its content library, Netflix also expanded to other countries and launched in Australia in 2015. Netflix distribute the content regionally, similarly titles in Australia is different content from rest of content libraries such as you would not find Australian Netflix titles on American Netflix.
Netflix Australia Pricing
Similar to rest of the world, Netflix offers three monthly subscription plans in Australia as well. You just have to choose any of the one plan to access entire content library.
Here is Netflix Australia pricing plans and bundles offers:
Basic – AU$10.9 | Numbers of Screens: 1
Standard – AU$15.99 | Numbers of Screens: 2
Premium – AU$19.99 | Numbers of Screens: 4
Does Netflix Offer 30-Day Free Trial?
No, Netflix has ended its 30-day free trial. Previously, it offers free trial to the new subscriber but from October 2020, Netflix removed its free trial offers and considering to adapt different marketing promotion.
You can still sign up for Netflix, change your plan and cancel anytime without paying any additional fees.
Netflix Australia Library depth
Netflix Australia has more than 5300+ movies and TV shows titles with one of the highest average IMDB rating of (7.02) and 62.2 Meta Critic Score.
How to Configure Netflix on Popular Devices
Netflix is compatible and offers a dedicated app for every popular streaming devices, including
Streaming Media Players
- Facebook Portal
- Apple TV
Smart TV (Build-in Netflix)
- PlayStation (3, 4 & 5)
- Xbox 360, One & Series X|S
Home Theatre System
Smartphone & Tablets
- Windows Phone
PC & Laptops
Is Netflix Australia Available to Stream Abroad?
No, Netflix Australia is not available to stream abroad. Netflix restricts its content regionally due to licensing issue. However, some titles are available globally that you can stream in any region but you cannot stream restricted title on Australian Netflix abroad.
However, a virtual private network can allow you to bypass the geo-restrictions and watch Australian Netflix anywhere in the world.
So, if you are travelling outside Australia and want to stream your favorite Australian Netflix shows, here is what you need to do:
- Get ExpressVPN subscribe and install its app in your device.
- Open the VPN app and connect Australian servers from the list.
- Go to Netflix, search for the title and start watching Netflix Australia abroad.
What to Watch on Netflix Australia? (Country Restricted Titles and Upcoming Releases)
Here are some of the top titles that you must watch on Netflix Australia
- Lord of the Ring Trilogy
- American Hustle
- The Big Short
- Call Me by Your Name
- Snow Piercer
- Holding the Man
Top TV Shows
- How I Met Your Mother
- The Office (US)
- Prison Break
- Parks and Recreation
Upcoming Titles on Netflix Australia
- The Irregulars
- Sky Rojo
- Who Killed Sara
- Thunder Force
- Bad Trip
- The Serpent
- The Big Day
- The Boy Next Door
- DOTA: Dragon’s Blood
- The Green Mile
Cheapest Way to Stream Netflix in Australia
Usually the cheapest way to stream Netflix was to get someone’s Netflix account and watch it free. However, this option would eliminate soon because of Netflix password sharing crackdown. Right now, the crackdown is under testing phase but soon Netflix will introduce two-phase verification that would send a confirmation code to the real account holder.
Since, this account sharing (the cheapest way of streaming Netflix) may no longer be viable. The cheapest way available to stream Australian Netflix is by getting the basic plan for AU$10.9 per month.
How Much Data Netflix Uses
According to Netflix, it consume 1 GB data per hour for streaming TV shows and movies on standard definition, and 3 GB per hour for HD streaming.
Manage Netflix Cellular Data Usage:
Netflix Offers 4 Cellular Data Usage Setting:
- Automatic: Netflix balances the data to provide optimally, allow to stream up to 4 hours on one GB data.
- Wi-Fi-Only: Stream only on Wi-Fi.
- Save Data: Stream up to 6 hours of content on single GB.
- Maximum Data: Viable for user with unlimited data plan to get top video quality. This setting can consume 1 GB of data on 20 minutes streaming.
Manage Netflix Web Browser Data Usage:
- Open Netflix on web browser > click the profile icon > account
- Select a profile > click on Playback Setting
- Here you will find 4 data usage settings.
- Select the data usage that fits best for you.
- Save changes.
Top Netflix Alternative in Australia
- Amazon Prime Video
- SBS On Demand
- Apple TV+
- Foxtel Now