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BiographyHistory

Graeme Koetsveld's career as a television scriptwriter began in the early to mid-1970s when he began contributing episodes to a number of Crawford Productions series, notably Matlock Police (1974-76), The Box (1975), Homicide (1976) and Skyways (1979). In 1979 one of his scripts for an episode of the Crawford's drama, The Sullivans, picked up an AWGIE Award for Best Television serial.

During the 1980s and 1990s Koetsveld was engaged to write scripts for numerous television serials and mini-series, notably Robbery Under Arms (1985), A County Practice (1990-92, 1994), Blue Heelers ( 1994), Janus (1994), G.P. (1992-95), Fallen Angels (1997) and Good Guys, Bad Guys (1997-98). Since 2000 he has worked on such shows as SeaChange (2000), Water Rats (2000-01), Corridors of Power (2001), Stingers (2001) and 2003s Fat Cow Motel.

In addition to his television credits Koetsveld was employed as Script Editor on Scott Hicks' 1982 feature film Freedom.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2012 AWGIE Awards The Hector Crawford Award For an outstanding contribution to the craft via a body of script editing work.
2012 AWGIE Awards The Richard Lane Award

Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Stingers ( dir. Julian McSwiney et. al. )agent Australia : Beyond Simpson Le Mesurier Nine Network , 1998-2004 6031565 1998 series - publisher film/TV crime detective

'Inspired by true events, Stingers reveals the shadowy and ambiguous world of undercover cops — people with covert lives and constantly changing identities. They are police who defeat crime from within the criminal world — always without a badge and frequently without protection. The series follows the lives of the operatives as they befriend and betray those on the other side of the law. For these select few, it is a deadly way of life.The undercover cops of Stingers are a unique breed. They must juggle their own lives — love, laughter, family and humanity — with the tension of the criminal personas they adopt in their passion for justice.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 7/6/2013)

nominated Most Outstanding Drama Series
nominated Most Outstanding Drama Series
2001 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2005 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2003 nominated AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Drama Series
2004 won AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Drama Series
2003 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2002 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
form y separately published work icon SeaChange ( dir. Michael Carson et. al. )agent 1998 Australia : Artist Services Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 1998-2000 Z1888232 1998 series - publisher film/TV

'In one day successful city lawyer, Laura Gibson's world falls apart. Suddenly she realises she no longer knows her husband, her children, or where her all-consuming career is going. On a whim, Laura grabs at a position as magistrate in the small coastal town of Pearl Bay and with two bewildered kids in tow sets off to change their lives forever.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 18/9/2012)

2001 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2000 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
1999 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
form y separately published work icon Good Guys, Bad Guys ( dir. Brendan Maher et. al. )agent 1997 Australia : Beyond Simpson Le Mesurier Nine Network , 1997-1998 Z1367327 1997 series - publisher film/TV crime

An edgy and off-beat crime series that relies heavily on humour, contemporary music, and a touch of the bizarre, centring on the character of Elvis Maginnis. An ex-cop from the wrong side of the tracks, Maginnis now runs his own dry-cleaning business but still finds himself drawn into the shady side of life.

1998 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
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