ABC HD Broadcast Timeline
2002-01-01 ABC started a prime time national simulcast of ABC Sydney in upscaled 1080i.
2005-01-01 The resolution of the simulcast was reduced to 576p
2008-01-01 The channel was branded ABC HD and the resolution changed to 720p. Native High Definition broadcasting started at this time.
2010-06-10 ABC HD was closed to make way for HD News Channel ABC News 24.
2016-12-06 ABC HD returned, this time broadcasting 1080i50 AVC with stereo AC3 audio in an mpeg4 container.
2017-01-22 to 2017-01-27 At some point during this date range the audio changed to MPEG-1 Audio Layer II
|Programme Type||Episodes Shown||Broadcast Range|
|Doctor Who||7288||12th January 1965 - 27th December 2016|
|Factual||75||6th July 2008 - 24th December 2016|
|Related Items||31||18th November 1993 - 21st October 2016|
|Doctor Who (Miscellaneous)||4||24th November 2013 - 21st August 2016|
|Music||3||26th December 2010 - 25th December 2012|
|K-9 and Company||1||24th December 1984|