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1 1 form y separately published work icon Troppo Yolanda Ramke , ( dir. Yolanda Ramke et. al. )agent Australia : EQ Media Production Troppo Productions , 2022 23849070 2022 series - publisher film/TV crime

'When an ex-cop falsely accused of a disturbing crime escapes to the tropics of Far North Queensland, he finds himself entangled in a newly-formed PI agency run by an eccentric ex-con who served ten years for murder. By-the-book Ted Conkaffey and human whirlwind Amanda Pharrell mix like oil and water, and yet, as they set about unravelling the truth behind the strange death of a local inhabitant, a partnership which seemed doom from the outset slowly begins to take on another dimension - and in the process, both wayward souls are offered a chance at redemption.'

Source: Screen Australia.

1 1 form y separately published work icon Back to the Rafters Trent Atkinson , Bevan Lee , Katherine Thomson , Margaret Wilson , ( dir. Lynn Hegarty et. al. )agent Australia : Amazon Studios Seven Network , 2021 21886278 2021 series - publisher film/TV

Six years after the end of Packed to the Rafters, Dave and Julie have settled down in the country with baby Ruby, while the Rafter children and Grandpa Ted face new challenges.

1 1 form y separately published work icon The Secrets She Keeps Sarah Walker , Jonathan Gavin , ( dir. Catherine Millar et. al. )agent Australia : Lingo Pictures Network Ten , 2019 15409942 2019 series - publisher film/TV crime

'In The Secret She Keeps, Meghan doesn’t know Agatha, but Agatha knows Meghan. Two women from vastly different backgrounds have one thing in common: explosive secrets that could destroy everything they hold dear.

'Two women have a chance encounter in a supermarket, in an affluent Sydney suburb. They are the same age, both heavily pregnant and due at the same time. Meghan (Jessica De Gouw) is a glamorous influencer on the rise, with an ambitious television sports reporter husband Jack (Michael Dorman), while Agatha (Laura Carmichael) works in the supermarket as a shelf stacker.

'Although they live near each other, the two women’s lives could not be more different…

'Agatha is a loner and barely above the poverty line. She’s ecstatic to be pregnant, pinning all her hopes and dreams on this much longed-for miracle baby. Yet the father of her child, Hayden (Michael Sheasby), a sailor on active duty, remains oblivious to her condition.

'Meghan is a sophisticated mother-of two who uses social media to reframe her imperfect life into a glossier, more aspirational existence. Despite posting enthusiastically about her pregnancy to her avid followers, including Agatha, behind closed doors this third baby is putting pressure on an already strained marriage.

'Both women have secrets. And both will risk everything to conceal the truth. But their worlds are about to collide in one shocking act that cannot be undone.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 2 form y separately published work icon Harrow Stephen M. Irwin , Leigh McGrath , Stephen M. Irwin , Leigh McGrath , Lucas Taylor , ( dir. Kate Dennis et. al. )agent Queensland : Hoodlum Entertainment Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2018 11573362 2018 series - publisher film/TV crime

'Ioan Gruffudd stars as brilliant forensic pathologist Dr Daniel Harrow in this major new 10-part Australian crime drama. He investigates the apparent suicide of a young woman whose grieving father suspects she was murdered.' (Production summary)

1 form y separately published work icon Doctor Doctor The Heart Guy Tony McNamara , Alice Bell , Liz Doran , Tamara Asmar , Angela McDonald , Gretel Vella , Timothy Lee , Keith Thompson , Josh Mapleston , Mithila Gupta , Katherine Thomson , ( dir. Peter Salmon et. al. )agent New South Wales : Essential Media and Entertainment Nine Network , 2016-2020 9516037 2016 series - publisher film/TV

'When he is knocked off his pedestal and on to the Impaired Registrants Program, prodigal Sydney surgeon and party boy Hugh Knight must return to his family home in rural Whyhope where he might learn to swallow his pride and mend his ways – or not.'

Source: Production blurb.

1 28 form y separately published work icon Wentworth Emma J. Steele , Lally Katz , Pete McTighe , Giula Sandler , Timothy Hobart , John Ridley , Marcia Gardner , Max Conroy , Kim Wilson , ( dir. Jet Wilkinson et. al. )agent Fremantle : FremantleMedia Australia Foxtel , 2013-2021 Z1846530 2013 series - publisher film/TV crime

A re-boot of Prisoner, Wentworth takes place in an earlier time for Bea Smith: top dog in Prisoner, she is here a new inmate, trying to consolidate her position in prison.

For a full list of episodes and authors, see Film Details.

1 form y separately published work icon Dead Air Ysabelle Dean , Mia Tolhurst , ( dir. Catherine Millar ) Byron Bay : Every Cloud Productions , 2013 7081449 2013 single work film/TV crime

'There's a new wireless in the Fisher household — but there's murder on the airwaves when Dot's new favourite show is interrupted by an on air panic. The radio station's bookkeeper and budding announcer is found choked to death but when Phryne gets involved, she finds Jack already undercover as the newsreader. Dot suffers the realisation that she doesn't want to relinquish working for Miss Fisher when she marries.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 26/2/2014)

1 form y separately published work icon Death on the Vine Chris Corbett , ( dir. Catherine Millar ) Byron Bay : Every Cloud Productions , 2013 7081384 2013 single work film/TV crime

'When Phryne arrives at an idyllic vineyard in the countryside to investigate a suspicious death in the past, she lands in the middle of an annual Wine Festival and the recent murder of her own 'client'. Hostile townsfolk do everything they can to drive her out of town, and Hugh prepares for a perfect proposal.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 26/2/2014)

1 24 form y separately published work icon House Husbands Ellie Beaumont , Nicholas Coghlan , Ellie Beaumont , Michael Miller , Drew Proffitt , Christine Bartlett , Matt Ford , Leon Ford , Fin Edquist , Kirsty Fisher , Keith Thompson , Tim Pye , Kelly Lefever , Timothy Lee , Jane Morton , Meaghan Smith , Trent Roberts , Jo Martino , Sam Carroll , Ian Meadows , Josh Mapleston , Sam Meikle , ( dir. Geoff Bennett et. al. )agent 2012 Australia : Nine Network Playmaker Media , 2012-2017 Z1882378 2012 series - publisher film/TV

'[This] series centres on four young families with one thing in common: the men are in charge of raising the kids.

'It's the beginning of a new school year and recently retired Lewis (Gary Sweet) finds himself in the unfamiliar role of stay-at-home dad to Tilda, his daughter with nurse Gemma (Julia Morris).

'Gemma works at the hospital with her best friend Abi (Natalie Saleeba) whose husband Mark (Rhys Muldoon) is juggling a return to part-time work and looking after five-year-old Poppy.

'Mark's brother-in-law Kane (Gyton Grantley) is in a relationship with Tom (Tim Campbell), raising Tom's orphaned niece Stella.

'When dropping their daughters off on the first day of school, the three men meet Justin (Firass Dirani), a former AFL star who, thanks to his bad boy ways, has seen his career and family walk out the door. He is now facing the fight of his life to win custody of his twin boys Zac and Jacob and eight-month-old daughter Angie.

'Finding themselves severely outnumbered by all the mothers at the school drop-off zone, the four men band together and help each other along as they face the challenges of raising a young family.'

Source: Channel Nine website ( (Sighted: 17/10/2012)

1 5 form y separately published work icon Tricky Business Greg Haddrick , Jeff Truman , Felicity Packard , Tamara Asmar , Fiona Kelly , Michelle Offen , John Misto , Jane Allen , John Banas , Pete McTighe , Chris Hawkshaw , Elizabeth Coleman , Screentime (publisher), ( dir. Shawn Seet et. al. )agent 2012 Australia : Screentime , 2012 Z1859845 2012 series - publisher film/TV

'13 episode series about a family that runs a debt collection business.

Warm, funny and moving, Tricky Business looks at the lengths people go to get themselves out of trouble - financial trouble, emotional trouble, growing up trouble, relationship trouble... things we all have to deal with at some time or other. Nine's exciting new Aussie family drama looks at the lengths people go to get themselves out of trouble.'

(Source: Channel Nine website)

1 49 form y separately published work icon Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Deb Cox , Ysabelle Dean , Michael Miller , Liz Doran , Shelley Birse , Elizabeth Coleman , Kelly Lefever , Jo Martino , Chris Corbett , John Banas , Kristen Dunphy , Kris Wyld , Belinda Chayko , ( dir. Tony Tilse et. al. )agent Byron Bay : Every Cloud Productions , 2011 Z1783698 2011 series - publisher film/TV crime

'Based on the novels of Australian author Kerry Greenwood. Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our thoroughly modern heroine makes sure she enjoys every moment of her lucky life.'

Source: Inside Film and Television website

1 38 form y separately published work icon Packed To The Rafters Margaret Wilson , Marieke Hardy , Anthony Ellis , Jeff Truman , Abe Pogos , Chris Hawkshaw , Christine McCourt , Boaz Stark , Dave Warner , Tony Morphett , Martin McKenna , Jenny Lewis , Trent Roberts , Rick Held , Sue Hore , Hamilton Budd , Bevan Lee , ( dir. Pino Amenta et. al. )agent Sydney : Seven Network , 2008- Z1776179 2008- series - publisher film/TV 'Meet Dave and Julie Rafter - just your average Australians with three grown-up children. On the eve of their twenty-fifth wedding-anniversary it seems they're at last about to have the house to themselves. Offspring Rachel, Ben and Nathan have all developed into well-rounded and out-going, if exceptionally different and complex, individuals, with a raft of their own conflicts and dilemmas. But home can seem a very welcome refuge when unforeseen problems loom.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive website,
Sighted: 02/05/2011
1 form y separately published work icon The Alice Christopher Lee , Sarah Smith , Jeff Truman , Adam Todd , John Ridley , Liz Doran , John O'Brien , Blake Ayshford , Justin Monjo , Sarah Lambert , Greg Waters , Justin Monjo , Robyn Sinclair , ( dir. Daina Reid et. al. )agent Australia : Southern Star John Edwards Nine Network , 2005-2006 Z1878870 2005-2006 series - publisher film/TV fantasy

Based on the original tele-movie, The Alice follows the adventures of a group of people who, drawn to Alice Springs through a series of fateful encounters, find they still have more to do in the town.

The program was cancelled after a single series due to poor viewing figures.

1 form y separately published work icon The Sleepover Club Ellie Beaumont , Chris Kunz , Meg Mappin , Kirsty Fisher , Fiona Wood , Marieke Hardy , David Hannam , Meaghan Smith , David Phillips , Louise Le Nay , Piers Hobson , Sue Hore , Anthony Morris , Sarah Rosetti , Shirley Van Sanden , Annie Fox , Vanessa Yardley , John Thomson , Phil Thomson , ( dir. Arnie Custo et. al. )agent Australia : Burberry Productions Nine Network , 2003-2007 Z1883334 2003-2007 series - publisher film/TV

'Based on the popular books by Rose Impey, this comedy-drama series features five 12-year-old girls on their quest for identity, individuality, belonging, family, friendship and how to have the most fun while trying to deny the existence of boys.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 3/12/2013)

1 form y separately published work icon Always Greener Anthony Ellis , Margaret Wilson , Mardi McConnochie , Marieke Hardy , Andrew Kelly , Tracey Trinder-Doig , Louise Fox , Jutta Goetze , Sue Hore , Jason Herbison , Louise Crane , Philip Dalkin , Bevan Lee , Ysabelle Dean , Glen Dolman , Sarah Duffy , David Hannam , David Phillips , Elizabeth Coleman , Abe Pogos , Boaz Stark , Fiona Wood , Grant Wolf , Chris Bates , ( dir. Scott Hartford-Davis et. al. )agent Australia : Seven Network Southern Star Entertainment , 2001-2003 24553471 2001 series - publisher film/TV
1 form y separately published work icon BeastMaster Daniel Goddard , ( dir. Peter Andrikidis et. al. )agent Australia United States of America (USA) : Coote Hayes Productions Tribune Entertainment Network Ten , 1999-2002 Z1845900 1999-2002 series - publisher film/TV

BeastMaster was a Canadian and Australian co-production, largely scripted by Canadian and American script-writers, but with a number of Australian actors and with Australian directors. It followed the adventures of Dar, a warrior with a telepathic link to animals, and his companions Tao, Arina, and Kyra, as they dealt with a violent world in which tribal ties and magic were slowly giving way against the increasing power of technology.

Australian star Daniel Goddard contributed six scripts to the program, some sole authored and some written in collaboration with American script-writers. See note below for details.

1 1 form y separately published work icon Farscape Matt Ford , Ro Hume , Michael Miller , Justin Monjo , Peter Neale , Grant McAloon , Lily Taylor , Christopher Wheeler , Steve Worland , ( dir. Tony Tilse et. al. )agent Australia : Nine Network , 1999-2003 Z1842828 1999-2003 series - publisher film/TV science fiction

Farscape was an Australian/American co-production, a science-fiction television program combining puppetry and live actors to follow the trevails of American astronaut John Crichton, flung into the far reaches of the galaxy during the maiden flight of his experimental craft.

Farscape made use of puppetry to circumvent the problem of having to present alien life-forms as roughly humanoid in size and shape. However, despite the use of Jim Henson's puppet studios, the program was distinctly adult in tone and content.

Unlike other programs filmed in Australian studios (for example, Terra Nova), Farscape was very strongly a co-production, employing a high number of Australian actors and directors. Over a third of the scripts (thirty of the eighty-eight episodes in the original four seasons) were written by Australian script-writers (see below for details). In addition, two Australian script-writers (Lily Taylor and Grant McAloon) served as script/story editors and another (Justin Monjo) acted as creative consultant.

After its abrupt cancellation, Farscape was succeeded by a number of ancillary texts (including a mini-series, graphic novels, and a role-playing game), but these works were American productions rather than Australian/American co-productions.

1 form y separately published work icon Without Warning Peter Yeldham , ( dir. Catherine Millar ) Sydney : JNP Films , 1999 Z1488990 1999 single work film/TV

Conceived as a telemovie, Without Warning is a story of sexual pursuit and intimidation that almost destroys a marriage and eventually leads to extreme violence and murder. When successful film producer Megan Turner and her director husband David are flagged down by an over-zelaous highway patrol, everything appears normal. Although he lets David off with a warning, the Turners' lives soon spiral out of control as he stalks and psychologically intimidates Megan over a sustained period. As the threats increase and the violence worsens, the Turners vow not to succumb.

1 form y separately published work icon Mumbo Jumbo Max Dann , Andrew Knight , ( dir. Catherine Millar ) Australia : Artist Services , 1998 Z1872372 1998 single work film/TV fantasy crime

'Jackie starts to see ghosts after being struck by lightning. She is then befriended by a legendary crime reporter who was killed in mysterious circumstances more than 40 years ago'.

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 6/7/2012)

1 form y separately published work icon 13 Gantry Row Tony Morphett , ( dir. Catherine Millar ) Australia : Robert Bruning Productions , 1998 Z1865973 1998 single work film/TV horror

Peter and Julie find their dream home: a terrace house in Sydney, run down but still mysteriously affordable. As they begin their renovations, the house reveals its secrets. The living-room wallpaper conceals iron plates attached to the walls, but when they remove these, a dark stain begins to grow on the wall: a stain that looks like a man climbing slowly up from beneath the house. They paint over it; it returns, every time. Will the events that took place in the house a century before cost Peter his sanity or both of them their lives?