YouTube Premium

Introducing YouTube Premium Australia

YouTube Premium, formerly known as YouTube Red, launched in Australia in 2016. It was the first location the service was available in, after the US. The platform comes with several perks, including the ability to watch YouTube creators take it to the next level in movies and series. The list of influencers who welcomed the challenge includes Dan and Phil, Rhett & Link, Shay Carl, PewDiePie, Lilly Sing, and more.

Besides original shows, YouTube Premium also brings subscribers ad-free videos, background play, audio mode, and the option to save videos for offline viewing. As a bonus, YouTube Premium members get automatic access to Google Play Music and its extensive catalog of music. Existing Play subscribers get YouTube Premium at no extra cost.

Everything you need to know…

Monthly Price

  • $14.99/month – Individual Plan

Access on

  • YouTube Premium is available for mobile phones, tablets, desktop computers, and smart TVs.

How much does YouTube Premium cost?
A single YouTube Premium membership costs $14.99/month. This provides access for up to six family members in the same household.

Streaming TV & Movies Plans

Movies HD Bundle
  • Save 20%* for 12 months
  • Standard install & iQ4 box fees waived
  • 12 Month Contract
  • Set-top Box Included
  • Foxtel Plus & Movies HD
  • Thousands of hours of movies on demand
Min Cost - $662.40 on a 12 month direct debit plan with an iQ4. New customers only.

How much data will YouTube Premium use?
YouTube is one of the biggest data burners on your phone. If you’re using mobile data to watch content on YouTube Premium, keep an eye on your usage. Generally speaking, a YouTube video can burn 4MB and up per minute, or up to 240MB per hour. However, YouTube Premium comes with offline viewing. That means you can download videos on Wi-Fi and watch them offline when you’re out and about, without worrying about burning too much data.

What devices are compatible with YouTube Premium?
YouTube Premium works on PCs and Macs, mobile devices like tablets and smartphones, and smart TVs. Saving videos offline is available only on the YouTube Android and iOS mobile apps on supported smartphones.

Alternatives to YouTube Premium in Australia
There’s no shortage when it comes to streaming video platforms in Australia. If you’re not satisfied with YouTube Premium or watching YouTube creators in large-scale productions isn’t your thing, you can always pick one of the alternatives. Netflix has a great selection of shows to keep you entertained for hours, while Stan’s library is constantly growing. Foxtel Now enables you to watch both live TV and on demand content. Amazon Prime is gaining more and more fans in Australia. We live in the era of Peak TV; you have plenty of choices when it comes to entertainment.

Streaming TV & Movies Plans

  • 14 Day Free Trial
  • No Contract
  • Watch on 2 devices concurrently
  • Over 50 sporting events available Live and On Demand
$25/month after 14 days free trial; no lock-in contracts.

Essentials pack
  • 10 Day Free Trial
  • No Contract
  • Stream the best choice of entertainment, drama, comedy, reality TV and lifestyle from Australia and around the world
  • 25+ channels of Lifestyle, Drama, Comedy, Entertainment and more
Min Cost - $25 over 1 month

Essentials + Sport pack
  • 10 Day Free Trial
  • No Contract
  • Stream over 50 different sports across 12 channels including LIVE coverage of AFL, NRL, Rugby, Cricket, NBA, Baseball, Formula 1, V8 Supercars and more
  • Get access to Fox Sports, Fox League, Footy Play, ESPN and beIN Sports
Min Cost - $54 over 1 month

Pay Per View
  • No Subscription Fee
  • No Contract
  • The latest releases from the cinema
  • Choose from a huge library of movies and TV Shows to rent and buy, from blockbusters to old favourites
$/ days
You can only purchase TV shows, not rent them.
Min Cost - Depending on title

  • 7-day free trial
  • No Contract, Cancel anytime
  • Stream in HD on up to four devices
  • Unlimited downloads on up to 10 devices
Min Cost - $8.99 over 1 month

Monthly Subscription
  • 30-day free trial
  • No Contract
  • Watch over 450 of the very best documentaries from around the world including over 25 Academy Award ™ winners & nominees.
  • New films & shows are added every week
$6.95/month after 30 days free trial

Monthly Subscription
  • 30-day free trial
  • No Contract
  • Download videos for offline viewing
  • Titles available in 4K
$6.99/month after 30 days free trial

Monthly Subscription
  • 1 Month Free Trial
  • No Contract
  • Stream shows that you love ad-free
  • Watch new shows before they premiere on Network 10
Min Cost - $9.99 over 1 month

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