Australia Blu-ray Announced for March 3

Our previous rumor post that suggested Australia would land on Blu-ray Disc in March has turned out to be right on the money.

This morning Fox Home Entertainment formally announced Australia will see a day-and-date Blu-ray Disc and DVD release on March 3.

Fans of the critically panned Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman drama who don’t own a Blu-ray Disc player will have to considering ponying up for HD as Fox has slated most of the bonus features as Blu-ray exclusives. The only extras to be found on DVD will be a pair of deleted scenes.

  • Australia: The people, the history, the location featurette (Blu-ray exclusive)
  • Deleted Scenes
    • What about the drove?
    • Angry staff serve dinner
  • Behind-the-Scenes (Blu-ray exclusive)
    • Photography
    • Production Design
    • Costume Design
    • Locations
    • Cinematography
    • Sound
    • Editing
    • Music
    • Visual Effects

On the tech spec front, Australia will be presented on a 50GB disc in 2.35:1 1080p video and 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio.

Australia makes Blu-ray Disc title number 6 for Nicole Kidman. You can see her other high-def films by clicking her name in the disc details below.

Fox has priced Australia on Blu-ray at $39.99 which will equate to rouhgly $28 when it goes up for pre-order at

High resolution cover art will be available shortly and automatically appear below in the disc details as well as in our Blu-ray Disc Cover Art Gallery.

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