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Subcategory of Logie Awards
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History

First presented in 1961 (three years after the inception of the Logies), this award was discontinued in 2004.

Winners

2002 winner form y separately published work icon All Saints All Saints : Medical Response Unit Louise Crane , Sally Webb , Charlie Strachan , John Banas , Sarah Walker , Denise Morgan , Christine McCourt , Sean Nash , Philip Dalkin , Peter A. Kinloch , Peter Neale , David Phillips , Chris Roache , Phil Sanders , Sue Hore , Serge Lazareff , Michael Miller , Ted Roberts , Sarah Smith , Lily Taylor , Elizabeth Coleman , Kristen Dunphy , Daniel Krige , Kelly Lefever , Blake Ayshford , Anthony Ellis , Grant McAloon , Annette Moore , David Hannam , Anne Lucas , Christina Milligan , Julie Monton , Grant Fraser , Ro Hume , Cathy Strickland , Susan Bower , Bevan Lee , Margaret Wilson , David Allen , Andrew Ryan , Greg Haddrick , Alexa Wyatt , Michaeley O'Brien , Chris Hawkshaw , Carol Williams , Tracey Trinder-Doig , John Hanlon , Marcia Gardner , Howard Griffiths , Chris Phillips , Katherine Thomson , Bill Garner , Chris Corbett , Peter Gawler , David William Boutland , Lesley Lewis , Fiona Kelly , Hamish Wright , Loraine Rogers , Grace Morris , Megan Herbert , Edwina Searle , Jenny Lewis , John Concannon , Rick Held , Alex Pope , Faith McKinnon , John Hugginson , Bridie O'Neill , Harry West , Tim Pye , Julie Edwards , Sarah Lambert , Jeff Truman , Trent Atkinson , Suzanne Hawley , Graham Richards , Toby Wallace , Sean Nash , Catherine Millar , Kevin Roberts , Sam Meikle , Tim Gooding , Peter Dick , Trent Roberts , Robert Haywood , Clare Atkins , Kim Wilson , Martin McKenna , Shelley Birse , ( dir. Leigh Spence et. al. )agent 1998 Australia : Seven Network Red Heart Entertainment , 1998-2009 Z1571142 1998 series - publisher film/TV

One of Australia's highest rating dramas, All Saints is a Logie Award-winning Australian medical drama set in the fictional All Saints Western General Hospital in suburban Sydney. The stories originally focused on the nursing staff of Ward 17 run by Nursing Unit Manager Terri Sullivan. It was sometimes referred to as the 'garbage ward' because it took the overflow of patients.

In 2004 Network Seven producers overhauled the series in an effort to increase the show's gradually dwindling audience. They achieved this by closing down Ward 17 and transferring some of the staff to the Emergency Department managed by Frank Campion. Several other new lead characters were also introduced. The changes also saw the storylines begin to focus more on the lives of the doctors and nurses.

Another significant change to the series came in early 2009 when the producers introduced the Medical Response Unit. Central to this development was the helicopter which took doctors to rescue situations outside the hopsital and which in turn brought patients to the All Saints Emergency Department. The show's name was also changed at this time to All Saints: Medical Response Unit. The increased production costs created by having scenes shot on location played a part, however, in the series being cancelled mid-year. The series ended with the Emergency Department and Medical Response Unit teams having a dinner to farewell the last remaining original character, Von Ryan on her final day at All Saints.

All Saints was popular in many countries including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium and Iran.

2001 winner form y separately published work icon All Saints All Saints : Medical Response Unit Louise Crane , Sally Webb , Charlie Strachan , John Banas , Sarah Walker , Denise Morgan , Christine McCourt , Sean Nash , Philip Dalkin , Peter A. Kinloch , Peter Neale , David Phillips , Chris Roache , Phil Sanders , Sue Hore , Serge Lazareff , Michael Miller , Ted Roberts , Sarah Smith , Lily Taylor , Elizabeth Coleman , Kristen Dunphy , Daniel Krige , Kelly Lefever , Blake Ayshford , Anthony Ellis , Grant McAloon , Annette Moore , David Hannam , Anne Lucas , Christina Milligan , Julie Monton , Grant Fraser , Ro Hume , Cathy Strickland , Susan Bower , Bevan Lee , Margaret Wilson , David Allen , Andrew Ryan , Greg Haddrick , Alexa Wyatt , Michaeley O'Brien , Chris Hawkshaw , Carol Williams , Tracey Trinder-Doig , John Hanlon , Marcia Gardner , Howard Griffiths , Chris Phillips , Katherine Thomson , Bill Garner , Chris Corbett , Peter Gawler , David William Boutland , Lesley Lewis , Fiona Kelly , Hamish Wright , Loraine Rogers , Grace Morris , Megan Herbert , Edwina Searle , Jenny Lewis , John Concannon , Rick Held , Alex Pope , Faith McKinnon , John Hugginson , Bridie O'Neill , Harry West , Tim Pye , Julie Edwards , Sarah Lambert , Jeff Truman , Trent Atkinson , Suzanne Hawley , Graham Richards , Toby Wallace , Sean Nash , Catherine Millar , Kevin Roberts , Sam Meikle , Tim Gooding , Peter Dick , Trent Roberts , Robert Haywood , Clare Atkins , Kim Wilson , Martin McKenna , Shelley Birse , ( dir. Leigh Spence et. al. )agent 1998 Australia : Seven Network Red Heart Entertainment , 1998-2009 Z1571142 1998 series - publisher film/TV

One of Australia's highest rating dramas, All Saints is a Logie Award-winning Australian medical drama set in the fictional All Saints Western General Hospital in suburban Sydney. The stories originally focused on the nursing staff of Ward 17 run by Nursing Unit Manager Terri Sullivan. It was sometimes referred to as the 'garbage ward' because it took the overflow of patients.

In 2004 Network Seven producers overhauled the series in an effort to increase the show's gradually dwindling audience. They achieved this by closing down Ward 17 and transferring some of the staff to the Emergency Department managed by Frank Campion. Several other new lead characters were also introduced. The changes also saw the storylines begin to focus more on the lives of the doctors and nurses.

Another significant change to the series came in early 2009 when the producers introduced the Medical Response Unit. Central to this development was the helicopter which took doctors to rescue situations outside the hopsital and which in turn brought patients to the All Saints Emergency Department. The show's name was also changed at this time to All Saints: Medical Response Unit. The increased production costs created by having scenes shot on location played a part, however, in the series being cancelled mid-year. The series ended with the Emergency Department and Medical Response Unit teams having a dinner to farewell the last remaining original character, Von Ryan on her final day at All Saints.

All Saints was popular in many countries including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium and Iran.

1977 winner form y separately published work icon Power Without Glory Sonia Borg , Cliff Green , Howard Griffiths , Tom Hegarty , John Martin , Roger Simpson , ABC Television (publisher), ( dir. John Gauci et. al. )agent Australia : Paradine Productions ABC Television , 1976 Z1690132 1976 series - publisher film/TV

Spanning the 1890s to the 1950s, Power Without Glory is the story of a man determined to make something of his life. Raised in a Melbourne slum area, John West later gains wealth and power, his influence extending into his business, his political ambitions, and his family life. The events of his life unfold against a backdrop of major historical events, including World War One and the beginnings of the Australian Labour Party.

Then called 'Most Popular Australian Drama'.
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