Since starting out back in 2009, Grand Designs Australia has remained one of the most popular reality shows on TV. There have been eight seasons of architectural wonder made in total, and every episode has never been easier to watch whether you’re at home or on the move.
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There is something strangely satisfying about Grand Designs Australia. It manages to strike that fine balance between reality TV and documentary, following those lucky few who get the chance to build their dream home, whatever form and size it may be.
The show takes us on a tour around Australia to witness some wonderfully bespoke and ambitious projects. From minimalist city constructions to homes that melt into surrounding landscapes, Grand Designs is a real celebration of bold Australian architecture at its creative best.
Presented by Australian architect Paul Maddison, every episode of Grand Designs Australia is now available on demand, and using the information in this guide you can find exactly how and where to watch it.
Where to Watch or Stream Grand Designs Australia
Every season of Grand Designs Australia is currently available On Demand with Foxtel. Here in Australia, Foxtel On Demand can be accessed via either Foxtel or Foxtel from Telstra. To watch on Foxtel with a Standard or HD TV, you have several choices, including subscribing to the Foxtel Plus pack to access over 50 channels of entertainment, drama, lifestyle, docos, reality and more. You also have the option to watch Grand Designs Australia online using Foxtel Now by selecting the Essentials Pack (Pop & Lifestyle), which currently have a 10 day free trial. Both choices include the option to stream programs free using the Foxtel Go app.
Alternatively, you can access Foxtel On Demand with Foxtel from Telstra. Foxtel from Telstra (including Foxtel Now from Telstra) offers the exact same programming as Foxtel, but is often available at reduced pricing or with no lock-in contract. With every Foxtel from Telstra package, you can likewise stream Grand Designs Australia free using the Foxtel Go app, and one of the devices in the table below. Plus, you can also watch more binge worthy shows from other drama channels, including BBC First, Binge, Universal Channel, and more. For a list of episodes and their air dates, see the TV schedule below.
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Grand Designs Australia On Demand Schedule
Every season of Grand Designs Australia is available on demand with Foxtel GO and Foxtel Now. There is no Grand Designs Australia free to air coverage in Australia, it is exclusively available with Foxtel (Foxtel Now/Foxtel from Telstra). Here is a list of Grand Designs Australia seasons available to watch now.
|Show / Season||Episodes||Average Running Time||Channel|
|Grand Designs Australia Season 1||9||45 minutes||Foxtel / Foxtel Now|
|Grand Designs Australia Season 2||10||45 minutes||Foxtel / Foxtel Now|
|Grand Designs Australia Season 3||8||45 minutes||Foxtel / Foxtel Now|
|Grand Designs Australia Season 4||10||45 minutes||Foxtel / Foxtel Now|
|Grand Designs Australia Season 5||10||45 minutes||Foxtel / Foxtel Now|
|Grand Designs Australia Season 6||7||45 minutes||Foxtel / Foxtel Now|
|Grand Designs Australia Season 7||14||45 minutes||Foxtel / Foxtel Now|
|Grand Designs Australia Season 8||10||45 minutes||Foxtel / Foxtel Now|
Mobile Device List (Foxtel and Foxtel from Telstra)
The following are the list of compatible mobile and internet connected devices for which you can stream Grand Designs Australia whether at home or on the go, with new apps and devices being added as they become available.
|PC/Mac||Yes||Web browser only (Chrome for PC; Chrome & Safari for Mac)|
|iOS Mobile Devices||Yes||Via native app (iOS 9.3.5 or above)|
|Android Mobile Devices||Yes||Via native app (Android 5 and above)|
|Google Chromecast||Yes||Via casting (only on Multiroom service)|
|Apple TV||Yes||Via AirPlay (only on Multiroom service)|
|Smart TVs||Yes||Via casting only (only on Multiroom service)|
Must See TV for fans of Grand Designs Australia
Grand Designs Australia consists of eight seasons and is still considered one of the world’s most successful TV series. Once you have caught up on all the episodes, we have suggested a few series below that may also take your fancy.
Deadwater Fell (Foxtel)
Doctor Kendrick has it all. A great job, beautiful wife, adorable children and the dream house in an idyllic village. But when a house fire takes everything away from him, leaving him alone without his wife and daughters, the police start to think he may have caused the blaze on purpose. Deadwater Fell Season 1 is now available to stream On Demand with Foxtel, or with Foxtel Now, which currently has a free 10 day trial.
The Righteous Gemstones (Foxtel)
Eli, Jesse, Judy and Kelvin have made a great living out of their megachurches, becoming household names to churchgoers around the world. But with such stardom comes greed and jealousy, and before long there’s an attempt to bring down their empire by rival pastors. The Righteous Gemstones is a satirical take on the real-life televangelists that have made a multi-million dollar business out of selling Christianity. The Righteous Gemstones season 1 is now available to stream On Demand with Foxtel, or with Foxtel Now, which currently has a free 10 day trial.
Ron Iddles The Good Cop (Foxtel)
With an incredible 99% conviction rate, it’s safe to say that Ron Iddles is incredibly good at his job. In this docu-series we get a great insight into some of his most challenging murder cases, talking directly with the victim’s families and journalists who covered the events at the time. Ron Iddles The Good Cop is now available to stream On Demand with Foxtel, or with Foxtel Now, which currently has a free 10 day trial.