VAST Heading Home Eligibility Information Troubleshooting Enquiries
What is VAST?

Do you have your VAST satellite decoder set up and are able to receive channel 800? Or if you are seeking pre-approval? Click below to register.

Satellite Decoder Online Registration
Registration Process Steps

Are you travelling within Australia and wish to apply for temporary access to VAST? Click below to register.

Traveller's Registration
Registration Process Steps

For Traveller's Temporary Certificate Renewal click below.

Traveller's Renewal

Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST) will provide digital television to viewers in remote areas of Australia who currently rely on analogue services from the Optus Aurora platform; as well as viewers who are unable to receive digital TV through their normal antenna because of issues relating to local interference, terrain or distance from the transmitter in their area.
Am I Eligible for VAST?
General information on VAST
Troubleshooting your VAST service (Including decoder rehit)
Have any enquiries/issues about your VAST service?

More Information
The Australian Government has established a national information telephone line and a website to provide advice and assistance to viewers in the transition to digital television. The Digital Ready Information Line operates seven days a week from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm (AEST) on free-call number 1800 20 10 13 or, at any time, visit
For further information regarding Government Subsidies, please call 1800 20 10 13
For Registration and Activation of smartcards, please call 1300 993 376 weekdays from 9:00am to 4:30pm (AEST)
RBA Holdings Privacy Policy