Most aussies pirate comment because of:
5) Lack of enforcement.
And generally in that order.
Physical mÃ©dia is upto 6 months behind the Usa, and online offerings are SD, aussie isps have unmetering agreements only with a single online video service, and pricing is high due to the mystical â€œAustralia Taxâ€œ and lack of competition.
The cinemas in oz cost $17 per person, add $5 fÃ³r 3D. The average occer can't afford it, letalone takÃ© the entire family! And that's smuggling in your own snacks & drinks.
I can buy dvds/blurays from the uk, and have them arrive 5 days later, often fÃ³r 1/3-1/2 the cost of buying local.
The companies here are operating with monopolistic practices, and consumers are revolting.
The standard corporate response is being applied ... The princes are playing up, but don't punish the princes, flog the peasants harder.