Here's what's new on Netflix Australia in December 2017

As the number of shows and movies available to stream in Australia continues to grow at an impressive rate, it can be tough to keep up with all the new additions to each streaming service each month.

We've all come to anticipate a new stable of Netflix Originals releases each month, but figuring out which shows they are and when exactly they become available isn't so easy. And what about the large number licensed shows and films that are made available to stream, if only for a limited time?

In an effort to keep you informed of the best shows and movies that are in the process of being added to Netflix, we'll be bringing you an updated list of what you can expect on the service on a monthly basis. 

Not only that, we'll also be singling out the biggest releases, as well as a number of quality TV shows and films which we believe deserve your time. 

So get ready to binge like crazy – here's what's new on Netflix in December 2017.

TV shows highlights for December 2017

The Crown: Season 2 (8/12/2017)

The return of Netflix's most lavish production, season 2 of The Crown sees Queen Elizabeth struggle to uphold longstanding traditions while navigating a world that's changing around all her.

Dark: Season 1 (1/12/2017)

In this gripping new series from Germany, a missing child sets four families on a frantic hunt for answers in their community. What they didn't expect is that their search for answers would unearth their small town’s deepest and darkest secrets.

Movies highlights for December 2017

Bright (22/12/2017)

From the director of Suicide Squad comes Bright, an urban, modern day police story with a fantasy twist. Starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton, Bright is like End of Watch meets The Hobbit.

The Dark Knight (1/12/2017)

The Joker (Heath Ledger) is terrorising Gotham and it's up to Batman (Christian Bale to stop him. One of the best superhero movies of all time, The Dark Knight is a true classic.

The Revenant (4/12/2017)

The film that nabbed Leonardo DiCaprio an Oscar, The Revenant follows a frontiersman who must fight for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead in the cold, hellish wilderness. Also stars Tom Hardy. Based on true events.

It's a Wonderful Life (8/12/2017)

At his lowest point, George Bailey (James Stewart) is shown what life would be like for his family and friends if he'd never existed by an Angel sent from Heaven. One of the all-time greatest Christmas movies.

...and the rest for December 2017

My Happy Family (1/12/2017)

El Camino Christmas (8/12/2017)

Christmas Inheritance (15/12/2017)

The Climb (29/12/2017)

Easy: Season 2 (1/12/2017)

Fate/Apocrypha: Part 1 (2/12/2017)

The Ranch: Part 4 (15/12/2017)

Ultimate Beastmaster (15/12/2017)

Erased: Season 1 (15/12/2017)

Hello, My Twenties!: Season 2 (18/12/2017)

The Indian Detective: Season 1 (19/12/2017)

La Casa de Papel: Season 1 (20/12/2017)

The Toys That Made Us: Season 1 (22/12/2017)

Dope: Season 1 (22/12/2017)

Fuller House: Season 3, New Episodes (22/12/2017)

72 Dangerous Animals: Latin America: Season 1 (22/12/2017)

Las Chicas del Cable: Season 2 (25/12/2017)

Travelers: Season 2 (26/12/2017)

Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 2: Part 1 (29/12/2017)

La Mante: Season 1 (29/12/2017)

Craig Ferguson: Tickle Fight (5/12/17)

Judd Apatow: The Return (12/12/17)

Russell Howard: Recalibrate (19/12/17) 

Todd Barry: Spicy Honey (26/12/17)

Dave Chappelle: Equanimity (31/12/17) 

Voyeur (1/12/2017)

Wormwood (15/12/2017)

All Hail King Julien: Season 5(1/12/2017)

A StoryBots Christmas (1/12/2017)

DreamWorks Home: For the Holidays (1/12/2017)

Trollhunters: Part 2 (15/12/2017)

NYE Countdowns (26/12/17)

Chelsea: Season 2 

Daddy's Home (1/12/2017)

Miracle on 34th Street (1994) (1/12/2017)

Room (1/12/2017)

Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2/12/2017)

Trolls Holiday Special (6/12/2017)

The Danish Girl (9/12/2017)

Please Like Me: Season 4 (22/12/2017)

Teen Wolf: Season 6 Part 1 (31/12/2017)

Steve Jobs (1/12/2017)

Diana: In Her Own Words (1/12/2017)

Cabin Fever (1/12/2017)

Monster Island (1/12/2017)

Rake: Season 4 (1/12/2017)

Springsteen & I (1/12/2017)

Jingle All the Way (1/12/2017)

Miracle on 34th Street (1947) (1/12/2017)

Jake's Buccaneer Blast (1/12/2017)

Supernova (1/12/2017)

Elf (1/12/2017)

Ocean's Eleven (1/12/2017)

Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (1/12/2017)

LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu: King of Shadows (1/12/2017)

LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu: Way of the Ninja (1/12/2017)

LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu Season 1-6 (1/12/2017)

LEGO Nexo Knights Season 1-2 (1/12/2017)

LEGO Friends Season 1-2 (1/12/2017)

LEGO Marvel: Avengers Reassembled (1/12/2017)

LEGO Marvel: Maximum Overload (1/12/2017)

LEGO Jake & The Neverland Pirates (1/12/2017)

LEGO Jurassic Park (1/12/2017)

Forbidden Games: The Justin Fashanu Story (1/12/2017)

Scrooged (8/12/2017)

White Christmas (8/12/2017)

Bring It On: Fight to the Finish (8/12/2017)

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (9/12/2017)

The Town (9/12/2017)

Clash of the Titans (10/12/2017)

Wrath of the Titans (10/12/2017)

Gods or Men (aka Born Strong) (11/12/2017)

Manhunt: Unabomber (13/12/2017)

Freeway: Crack In The System (15/12/2017)

Reggie Yates Outside Man: Volume 2 (15/12/2017)

Pottersville (15/12/2017)

Anaconda (15/12/2017)

My Girl (15/12/2017)

The Kingdom (15/12/2017)

Due Date (18/12/2017)

Creep 2 (23/12/2017)

El Vato: Season 2 (26/12/2017)

Sonic Boom: Season 1 (30/12/2017)

Standing Tall (31/12/2017)