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1 13 form y separately published work icon Here Come the Habibs! Gary Eck , Phil Lloyd , Sam Meikle , Trent Roberts , Steve Walsh , Charlie Garber , ( dir. Darren Ashton et. al. )agent Australia : Jungleboys Nine Network , 2016-2017 9138943 2016 series - publisher film/TV humour

'It's a second migration for the Habib family, first it was Lebanon to Australia, now Lakemba to Vaucluse. But not everyone is happy to see them, and soon the Habibs find themselves in conflict with their new next door neighbours. The O'Neills are Vaucluse royalty - old money and proud of it. They're extremely uncomfortable with goats and chickens, shisha pipes and people of Mediterranean appearance, but the Habibs can't understand what all the fuss is about. One family want to stay, the other family want them gone. Here Come The Habibs brings a fresh comic perspective to multicultural Australia.'

Source: Screen Australia.

1 9 form y separately published work icon The Secret Daughter Greg Haddrick , Louise Crane , Justin Monjo , Kristen Dunphy , Fin Edquist , Sam Meikle , ( dir. Geoff Bennett et. al. )agent Australia : Screentime Seven Network , 2016-2017 9138583 2016 series - publisher film/TV

The life of an Indigenous part-time country pub singer undergoes a radical change after she meets a wealthy Sydney hotelier.

1 form y separately published work icon Neighbours [Episode 7414] Sam Meikle , ( dir. Jean-Pierre Mignon ) Australia : FremantleMedia Australia , 2016 11395777 2016 single work film/TV
1 2 form y separately published work icon The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill Fin Edquist , Bruce Griffiths , Charlotte Rose Hamlyn , Zoe Harrington , Sam Meikle , Michelle Offen , Cleon Prineas , Giula Sandler , Jane Schneider , R. A. Spratt , Adam Smith , Jason Tammemagi , ( dir. Andrew Collins et. al. )agent Australia : Flying Bark Productions , 2016 10444995 2016 series - publisher film/TV children's fantasy

Commissioned by the Seven Network for channel 7TWO, this series features a slightly older Blinky, defending his outback home with the help of his friend Jacko, a frill-necked lizard.

1 form y separately published work icon Tashi Cleon Prineas , Fin Edquist , Giula Sandler , Zoe Harrington , Sam Meikle , Michelle Offen , Alexa Moses , Joshua Tyler , David Evans , Jane Bodie , Laurent Auclair , Charlotte Rose Hamlyn , ( dir. Marc Wasik et. al. )agent Australia : Buzz Studios Flying Bark Productions , 2014 6911480 2014 series - publisher film/TV adventure fantasy

'When young Jack is bundled off and sent to stay with distant relatives in a far off land, he has no idea quite how much his life is about to change.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 14/1/2014)

For a (currently incomplete) list of episodes, authors, and airdates, see Film Details.

1 2 form y separately published work icon Simpson Sam Meikle , ( dir. Peter Andrikidis ) Australia : 2012 Z1895913 2012 single work film/TV

' A courageous young man, a steadfast donkey and the ANZAC legend is born ... Simpson, the story of Pvt John Simpson Kirkpatrick.'

Source: Screen Australia.

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 (http://channelnine.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=8469113) (Sighted: 17/10/2012)

1 14 form y separately published work icon Wild Boys Sarah Smith , Julie McGauran , John Ridley , James Walker , Dave Warner , Michelle Offen , Sarah Smith , Sam Meikle , ( dir. Jeffrey Walker et. al. )agent Australia : Southern Star Entertainment Seven Network , 2011 Z1802435 2011 series - publisher film/TV adventure

'In Hopetoun there are few rules... And even fewer willing to follow them.

'In this town moral codes are muddied by circumstance and opportunity. There's gold for the taking, cash being splashed and power wielded ruthlessly with little regard for right and wrong. It's hard to know the good guys from the bad when guns, blades and fists speak louder than any law.

'This is the world of the Wild Boys, a high-energy adventure series about a gang of bushrangers whose charisma is as captivating and entertaining as their extreme exploits in the Australian bush.

'Set in 1860s NSW at the frontier - where gold has lured the opportunistic away from the still fledgling main colonies - Wild Boys follows four men on the outside of the law as they come up against authority, the rich and greedy and the foibles of their own hearts.

'Jack, Dan, Conrad and Captain Gunpowder are the Wild Boys.

'Jack wants enough gold to head west, buy land and settle down with Mary, Hopetoun's publican, butcher and brothel owner.

'Dan wants enough gold to head west and buy women (any women, really).

'Captain Gunpowder just wants to have fun with Jack, Dan and his cache of explosives (and maybe win the heart of a certain school teacher).

'And Conrad doesn't really care about money; he just wants to elope with the mayor's daughter Emilia.

The Wild Boys are making plans for the future, but for now they will have to make do with each other - staging hold-ups and keeping one step ahead of traps, trackers, and other outlaws.

'The question is: Are they smart enough to stay ahead of Fuller, Fife and Scanlon (each of whom has a very good reason to want the Wild Boys dead)?'

Source: Wild Boys official website )http://au.tv.yahoo.com/wild-boys/) (Sighted: 30/08/2011)

1 23 form y separately published work icon Crownies Greg Haddrick , Jane Allen , Kylie Needham , Tamara Asmar , Blake Ayshford , Justine Gillmer , Pete McTighe , Chris Hawkshaw , Stuart Page , Sam Meikle , ( dir. Cherie Nowlan et. al. )agent Australia : Screentime Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2011 Z1786353 2011 series - publisher film/TV crime

'Delving into the extraordinary world of the Office of the Department of Public Prosecution and its young eager lawyers, who know the law backwards, but who have a lot to learn about life, Crownies, is a 22 x 1 hour drama, produced by Screentime Australia for ABC TV.

Crownies follows five young solicitors, fresh out of law school, as they face the pressures and endearing madness of modern single life - in a fast-paced workplace that highlights the moral dilemmas and big issues facing an apparently civilised society.

In a world that exists solely to see 'wrong-doers' brought to justice, and where the average age of the solicitors is 27, there is a big divide between these young solicitors and the barristers at the top. Yet they are the initial point of contact with the police, and it is they who do most of the liaising with the victims and the witnesses - and recommend what goes to court. They are hungry, committed, idealistic and hard-working, but their lives away from the office are riddled with aspirations, explorations, fragile relationships and partying.'

Source: ABC website

1 form y separately published work icon Rescue Special Ops Michaeley O'Brien , Sarah Smith , Dave Warner , Jeff Truman , Chris Hawkshaw , Liz Doran , David Ogilvy , Tim Dylan Lee , Sam Meikle , Giula Sandler , Fin Edquist , Cath Collins , John Ridley , Fiona Kelly , Andrew Kelly , ( dir. Peter Andrikidis et. al. )agent Sydney : Southern Star Entertainment Nine Network , 2009-2011 7293469 2009 series - publisher film/TV adventure

'Dean Gallagher, 34, and Chase, 26, are brothers. Competitive alpha males, they argue over everything, agree on nothing, but defend each other from outsiders no matter what. They’re members of Rescue Special Ops. Experienced paramedics in peak physical condition, they're skilled in abseiling, rock climbing, surf and sea rescue, 4WD driving and fire brigade procedures. They're the first to be called in for any natural or man-made disaster, salvage or rescue operation.'

Source: Screen Australia.

1 form y separately published work icon Right to Life Sam Meikle , ( dir. Catherine Roden ) Australia : Red Heart Entertainment , 2005 6084360 2005 single work film/TV

'When young couple Craig Mendolsohn and Megan Harris are brought in after an MVA, Charlotte and Jack take a special interest in their treatment after it's discovered that Megan is five months pregnant.

'Jack meanwhile has been treating Craig and he is touched by Craig's concern for Megan and his baby, only to be confronted with the bitter truth about the accident.

'Frank's criticism of Constable Peter Saunders when he learns that it was a pursuit gone wrong, confirms his original conclusion that the young constable is a gung-ho cowboy with little regard for the consequences of his actions. However, this assessment is proven wrong and results in dire consequences which put Frank and Cate at loggerheads.

'After recent events, the rest of the staff are beginning to resent being targeted by Beth because of Vincent and when they receive a taunting bunch of flowers it's the last straw. Vincent is close to breaking point and it's Cate who gives him an ultimatum.

'Nelson and Kerry are very aware of the chilly reception they are receiving from Von since getting together. Out of concern for each other, Kerry and Nelson each separately confront Von, but apparently without success.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 25/6/2013)

1 5 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.

1 14 form y separately published work icon Home and Away Alan Bateman , Seven Network (publisher), Sarah Walker , Margaret Wilson , Sam Meikle , Sandy Webster , Matt Anderson , Fiona Bozic , Dan Bennett , Sue Hore , Sean Nash , James Walker , Ray Harding , Bruce Hancock , Phil Lloyd , Jason Herbison , David Worthington , Alister Webb , Andrew Osborne , John Hanlon , Greg Haddrick , Greg Stevens , Fiona Kelly , Faith McKinnon , Alison Nisselle , Maureen Ann Moran , Sarah Duffy , Phil Saunders , Stephen Vagg , Ysabelle Dean , Bevan Lee , Kelly Lefever , Anthony Ellis , Mary Dagmar-Davies , Clare Atkins , Lily Taylor , Kevin Roberts , Chelsea Cassio , Lyn Ogilvy , Cameron Welsh , Anne Brooksbank , John Hugginson , Morgan Smith , Jennifer Mellet , Christopher Gist , Louise Crane , Trent Atkinson , Leigh McGrath , Kaneana May , Neil Luxmoore , Adam Dolman , Greg Millin , Cassandra Carter , Sally Webb , Mardi McConnochie , Felicity Packard , Sabour Bradley , Rick Held , Kit Oldfield , Alexa Wyatt , Edwina Searle , Josh Mapleston , Kate Bradley , Sharyn Rosenberg , Elizabeth Coleman , John Coulter , Anthony Morris , Alison Boadle , Carla Kettner , Boaz Stark , Lois Booton , Judith Colquhoun , Michael Joshua , Cath Roden , Lesley Lewis , Zokov Nyste , Katrina Foster , Lisa Williams , Lynette Jacob , Coral Drouyn , Meg Mappin , Mark Grzic , Christine McCourt , Tom Galbraith , Drew Proffitt , Graham Foreman , Craig Wilkins , Jenny Sharp , Chris Phillips , Daniel Widdowson , Elizabeth Packett , Vicki Englund , Alan Hardy , Fiona Wood , Jenny Lewis , Samuel Atwell , Scott Taylor , Galia Hardy , Holly Lyons , Barbara Bishop , Bradley Souber , Peter Dick , Luke Devenish , Nicky Amall , Vanessa Critchley , Brooke Wilson , David Allen , Michael Harvey , Denise Morgan , David William Boutland , Pru Colville , Ray Kolle , Les Knight , Mark Elder , Jennifer Smart , Jon Concannon , Ericka Dobbins , Jane Allen , Peter Mattessi , Alex Papps , Justine Gillmer , Stuart Page , Nick King , Serge Lazareff , Blake Ayshford , James Balian , Alan Bateman , Kirrilly Burton , Louise Crawford , Jane Eakin , Ina Haas , Glenda Hambly , Matthew Hile , Raymond Meiksa , Rob Menzies , David Mesman , Annette Moore , Andy Muir , Gabrielle Somers , Matthew Tonna , Jeff Truman , Emily Vann , Peter Neale , David O'Brien , Phil Sanders , Leon Saunders , Daniel Krige , Deborah Parsons , Rebecca Greensill , Fin Edquist , 1988 Australia : Seven Network , 1988- Z1367287 1988 series - publisher film/TV

Home and Away is a television serial created by Alan Bateman and produced by the Seven Network. The idea for the series came to Bateman (then head of drama at Seven) after he stopped to buy ice-creams in a small country town in southern NSW. While chatting to some locals, he learned that the town was unhappy about plans to build a home for foster kids from the city. At that time, Channel Seven was still smarting from its decision to let Neighbours go to the Ten Network, where it had become hugely popular, and was looking to create another series to rival its success. Bateman saw in the idea that became Home and Away the potential for plenty of storylines and conflict by having streetwise city kids being relocated to a small regional environment,

In the beginning, the series focused on Pippa and Tom Fletcher, who, being unable to have children of their own, decide to become foster parents. When Tom is retrenched from his city job, the couple buy the rundown Summer Bay Caravan Park and move there with their five foster children. Soon after arriving, they also take in troublesome Bobby Simpson.

The series debuted in January 1988 with an hour-long telemovie. Although this rated well, the series itself took some while to develop an audience. Having learned their lesson from the Neighbours debacle, Network Seven gave its new show time, and its ratings gradually increased. As with Neighbours, the Home and Away series and performers became very popular in the United Kingdom.

1 27 form y separately published work icon Neighbours Reg Watson , Seven Network (publisher), Network Ten (publisher), John Hanlon , Reg Watson , Jeff Truman , Ray Kolle , Katrina Foster , John Upton , Anthony Morris , Philippa Burne , Sarah Mayberry , Ian Coughlan , Helen MacWhirter , Elizabeth Packett , Judith Colquhoun , Jenny Lewis , Lois Booton , Lyn Ogilvy , Emma J. Steele , Peter Dick , David Allen , Scott Taylor , Betty Quin , Louise Le Nay , Jason Herbison , Roger Moulton , Marieke Hardy , David Hannam , Ysabelle Dean , Don Battye , Linda Stainton , Sarah Dollard , Wayne Doyle , Hugh Stuckey , Stuart Page , Christopher Gist , Christine McCourt , Martin McKenna , Barbara Angell , Jason Daniel , Margaret Wilson , Sam Meikle , Chris McTrustry , Ginny Lowndes , Alan Hopgood , Chris Corbett , Ray Harding , Sally Webb , David Phillips , Jon Stephens , Piers Hobson , Kit Oldfield , Drew Proffitt , Jane Allen , Eloise Healey , Rick Maier , Gavin Strawhan , Cath Roden , Victoria Osbourne , Jo Watson , Craig Wilkins , Bert Deling , Fiona Wood , Bill Searle , Christine Schofield , Kate Langbroek , Boaz Stark , Christine Madafferi , Michael Joshua , Alix Beane , Rick Held , Roger Dunn , Jo Horsburgh , Susan Bower , Glenda Hambly , Adam Bowen , Clare Mendes , Sue Hore , Lesley Lewis , Chris Phillips , Greg Stevens , Luke Devenish , Kelly Lefever , Mia Tolhurst , Greg Millin , David Worthington , Malcolm Frawley , Serge Lazareff , Deborah Sheldon , Samuel Genocchio , Patrick Edgeworth , Elizabeth Huntley , Graham Hartley , Judy Nunn , Nicholas Langton , Philip Ryall , Timothy Daly , Steve J. Spears , Michaeley O'Brien , Fiona Kelly , Steven Vidler , Hamilton Budd , Chelsea Cassio , John Smythe , Maureen Ann Moran , Kier Shorey , Shaun Charles , Chris Milne , Mark Shirrefs , Graeme Farmer , Sabour Bradley , Chris Hawkshaw , David O'Brien , Don Linke , Sheila Sibley , Coral Drouyn , Tony Cavanaugh , Patrea Smallacombe , 1985 Australia : Reg Grundy Enterprises FremantleMedia Australia , 1985- Z1367509 1985 series - publisher film/TV

A daily television drama series set in the fictional Melbourne suburb of Erinsborough, Neighbours chronicles the lives of the residents of Ramsay Street. The series initially revolved around three families: the Ramsays (at number 24 Ramsay Street), the Robinsons (at number 26), and the Clarkes (at number 28). The scope of the series has since broadened to include new Ramsay Street familes.

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