A new live stream of the 2015 FIFA World Cup is available on the ABC News Live website, and ABC Sport.
The live stream is available to users in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, South Africa, the USA, China and South Korea.
The stream starts at 7:00pm AEDT (11:00am GMT) and will be available to all Australians, with access to the stream starting at 7.45pm AET (10:45am GMT).
The stream is also available to broadcasters in Australia and Canada.
The live stream also features live interviews with world football’s world champions, including the world number one, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, the 2016 world champion, who said he is “delighted to be able to play in this tournament”.
The FIFA World Series of Champions tournament, which features the best of world football and other sports from around the world, starts on Tuesday night (local time).
In a statement, FIFA said: “It is with great pleasure and gratitude to the Australian Football Federation (AFF) that we will be able announce that the Australian team has been selected to represent the Australian Federation for the FIFA World Championship.”
The Australian team will play against the world’s best teams in a double elimination tournament that will take place at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium, where Australia will face the World Cup-winning Brazil team in a match that will be broadcast on the Sky Sports website.
It is a record number of World Cup qualifiers for Australia and the first time the country has been invited to compete in the event since the 1960s.
World football’s governing body said it was pleased with the announcement of the players’ participation in the tournament.
“The announcement of a full-time team from Australia in the World Championship will allow us to be part of the world-class competition that is currently being played on the international stage, which is an incredible opportunity for our country and its teams to compete with the world,” said World Football Federation President Sunil Gulati.
“We are very proud of the way in which this tournament is being run and look forward to playing our part in representing Australia and contributing to the enjoyment of fans around the globe.”
The announcement was made in an event video posted on the AFF website.