Main article: Disney Channel (International)


1996–1997 1997–1999 1999–2004 2004–2012 2012–2014 2014–2018 2018–2020
1996–1997 1997–1999 1999–2004 2004–2012 2012–2014 2014–2018 2018–2020


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Disney Channel began transmission in Australia on 8 June 1996, but only on Optus Vision. Following the launch, this used the American version's second logo from 1986.


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On 1 March 1997, Disney Channel of Australia adopted the splat logo and idents used in the UK and France.


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On September 1999, Disney Channel Australia adopted the new international logo, with simple circles forming the Mickey head. The idents were created by Gédéon.

The channel launched in New Zealand on 24 December 2003 on SKY Network Television.



On 15 March 2004, Disney Channel of Oceania started using the same logo as Disney Channel US that was used in 2002. In 2007, the graphics and idents were revamped as Disney Channel Oceania started using the ribbon look. The channel started going widescreen on 1 September 2009.


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In 2012, Disney Channel of Oceania started using the Disney Channel US' smartphone app logo in its promos.



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Disney Channel of Oceania retired its 10-year Mickey Mouse silhouette logo with the new one taking over in July 2014.


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In 2018, Disney Channel of Oceania introduced a new on-air look, used concurrently with its 2014 branding.

After indications that Disney Channel and Disney Junior would close in early 2020 due to the launch of Disney+ and expiring contracts, Foxtel advised that negotiations with Disney were continuing to keep broadcasting the networks. However, SKY confirmed that both channels would close in New Zealand from 30 November 2019. The channel ceased broadcasting on 1 March 2020 on Foxtel, and fully ceased operations on 30 April of the same year.[1]