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2019 winner form y separately published work icon Mystery Road Michaeley O'Brien , Steven McGregor , Kodie Bedford , Jon Bell , Timothy Lee , ( dir. Rachel Perkins ) Australia : Bunya Productions Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2018 11467193 2018 series - publisher film/TV detective

'Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen) is assigned to investigate the mysterious disappearance of two young farm hands on an outback cattle station. One is a local Indigenous footy hero, and the other a backpacker. Working with local cop Emma James (Judy Davis), Jay’s investigation uncovers a past injustice that threatens the fabric of the whole community.'

Source: Screen Australia (https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/sa/media-centre/news/2017/07-12-mystery-road-series). (Sighted: 13/07/2017)

2018 winner form y separately published work icon Wentworth Emma J. Steele , Lally Katz , Pete McTighe , Giula Sandler , Timothy Hobart , John Ridley , Marcia Gardner , ( dir. Jet Wilkinson et. al. )agent Fremantle : FremantleMedia Australia Foxtel , 2013-2017 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.

2014 winner 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.

2013 winner 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)

2012 winner 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, http://www.australiantelevision.net/
Sighted: 02/05/2011
2011 winner 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, http://www.australiantelevision.net/
Sighted: 02/05/2011
1996 winner form y separately published work icon Police Rescue ABC Television (publisher), Peter Schreck , Philip Cornford , Christopher Lee , Steve Wright , John Lonie , Debra Oswald , Keith Thompson , Andrew Prowse , Andrea Del Bosco , Michael Brindley , Elizabeth Coleman , Mary Morris , Chris Roache , Greg Millin , Rick Maier , Glenda Hambly , Deborah Parsons , Daniel Krige , Richard Mortlock , David O'Brien , ( dir. Michael Carson et. al. )agent 1989 Sydney Australia : Southern Star Xanadu ABC Television , 1989-1996 Z1703864 1989 series - publisher film/TV

An Australian television series which deals with the New South Wales Police Rescue Squad and its work attending to various incidents from road accidents to train crashes.

1995 winner form y separately published work icon The Battlers Peter Yeldham , ( dir. George Ogilvie ) Adelaide Australia : South Australian Film Corporation Seven Network , 1994 Z946537 1994 series - publisher film/TV The 'battlers' are the itinerants left living a hand-to-mouth existence on the back roads of rural Australia after the Great Depression. The Battlers is also the love story of Snow and Dancy, which becomes a celebration of the human spirit against a backdrop of hardship and survival.
1994 winner form y separately published work icon Police Rescue ABC Television (publisher), Peter Schreck , Philip Cornford , Christopher Lee , Steve Wright , John Lonie , Debra Oswald , Keith Thompson , Andrew Prowse , Andrea Del Bosco , Michael Brindley , Elizabeth Coleman , Mary Morris , Chris Roache , Greg Millin , Rick Maier , Glenda Hambly , Deborah Parsons , Daniel Krige , Richard Mortlock , David O'Brien , ( dir. Michael Carson et. al. )agent 1989 Sydney Australia : Southern Star Xanadu ABC Television , 1989-1996 Z1703864 1989 series - publisher film/TV

An Australian television series which deals with the New South Wales Police Rescue Squad and its work attending to various incidents from road accidents to train crashes.

1991 winner 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.

1988 winner 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.

1987 winner 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.

1986 winner form y separately published work icon A Country Practice Graeme Ellis , Anne Brooksbank , Hugh Stuckey , David William Boutland , Moya Wood , Leon Saunders , Luis Bayonas , James Davern , Roger Dunn , David Sale , Peter A. Kinloch , Keith Thompson , Chris Thomson , Tony Morphett , Denise Morgan , Christine McCourt , Gwenda Marsh , David Allen , Christine Schofield , Ro Hume , Galia Hardy , Marcus Cooney , Beverley Phillips , Don J. Townshend , Margaret Mitchell , Michael Aitkens , Patricia Johnson , Sheila Sibley , Margaret Kelly , Judith Colquhoun , Agi Schreck , Mary Wright , John Graham , Ted Roberts , Michael Brindley , Forrest Redlich , Anthony Wheeler , Michael Freundt , Russell E. Webb , Bill Searle , Cliff Green , Foveaux Kirby , Helen Steel , Howard Griffiths , Suzanne Hawley , Terry Larsen , Serge Lazareff , Helen Boyd , Carol Williams , David Worthington , Ray Harding , Bevan Lee , Stephen Measday , Patrea Smallacombe , Shane Brennan , Betty Quin , Graeme Koetsveld , Tim Pye , Jenny Sharp , Bob Herbert , Tom Galbraith , Alister Webb , David Phillips , Andrew Kennedy , Craig Wilkins , Grant Fraser , Sally Webb , Caroline Stanton , Chris Roache , Geoff Newton , David Marsh , Colin Free , Thomas Mitchell , Brett Mitchell , Steve J. Spears , Louise Crane , Ian David , Robyn Sinclair , Micky Bennett , Linden Wilkinson , Terry Fogarty , Michael Cove , Patrick Flanagan , Peter Neale , Peter Lavelle , Julieanne Stewart , Sally Irwin , John Hanlon , David Henry , Jenni Kubler , Jo Barcelon , John Misto , Katherine Thomson , Neville Brown , Margaret Morgan , Susan Bower , Sean Nash , John Lonie , Paul Spinks , Christifor McTrustry , Andrew Kelly , Charlie Strachan , Susan Bower , James Balian , Peter Dann , Michael Harvey , Jerome Ehlers , Jo Horsburgh , Jeff Truman , Rod Rees , Peter Gawler , Linda Aronson , Catherine Millar , Lynn Bayonas , James Davern , ( dir. Igor Auzins et. al. )agent Sydney Australia : JNP Films Seven Network , 1981-1993 Z1699739 1981-1994 series - publisher film/TV

Set in a small, fictional, New South Wales country town called Wandin Valley, A Country Practice focused on the staffs of the town's medical practice and local hospital and on the families of the doctors, nurses, and patients. Many of the episodes also featured guest characters (frequently patients served by the practice) through whom various social and medical problems were explored. Although often considered a soap opera, the series was not built around an open-ended narrative; instead, the two one-hour episodes screened per week formed a self-contained narrative block, though many of the storylines were developed as sub-plots for several episodes before becoming the focus of a particular week's storyline. While the focus was on topical issues such as youth unemployment, suicide, drug addiction, HIV/AIDS, and terminal illness, the program did sometimes explore culturally sensitive issues, including, for example, the Aboriginal community and their place in modern Australian society.

Among the show's principal characters were Dr Terence Elliott, local policeman Sergeant Frank Gilroy, Esme Watson, Shirley Dean Gilroy, Bob Hatfield, Vernon 'Cookie' Locke, and Matron Margaret 'Maggie' Sloan. In addition to its regularly rotating cast of characters, A Country Practice also had a cast of semi-regulars who would make appearances as the storylines permitted. Interestingly, while the series initially targeted the adult and older youth demographic, it became increasingly popular with children over the years.

1985 winner form y separately published work icon A Country Practice Graeme Ellis , Anne Brooksbank , Hugh Stuckey , David William Boutland , Moya Wood , Leon Saunders , Luis Bayonas , James Davern , Roger Dunn , David Sale , Peter A. Kinloch , Keith Thompson , Chris Thomson , Tony Morphett , Denise Morgan , Christine McCourt , Gwenda Marsh , David Allen , Christine Schofield , Ro Hume , Galia Hardy , Marcus Cooney , Beverley Phillips , Don J. Townshend , Margaret Mitchell , Michael Aitkens , Patricia Johnson , Sheila Sibley , Margaret Kelly , Judith Colquhoun , Agi Schreck , Mary Wright , John Graham , Ted Roberts , Michael Brindley , Forrest Redlich , Anthony Wheeler , Michael Freundt , Russell E. Webb , Bill Searle , Cliff Green , Foveaux Kirby , Helen Steel , Howard Griffiths , Suzanne Hawley , Terry Larsen , Serge Lazareff , Helen Boyd , Carol Williams , David Worthington , Ray Harding , Bevan Lee , Stephen Measday , Patrea Smallacombe , Shane Brennan , Betty Quin , Graeme Koetsveld , Tim Pye , Jenny Sharp , Bob Herbert , Tom Galbraith , Alister Webb , David Phillips , Andrew Kennedy , Craig Wilkins , Grant Fraser , Sally Webb , Caroline Stanton , Chris Roache , Geoff Newton , David Marsh , Colin Free , Thomas Mitchell , Brett Mitchell , Steve J. Spears , Louise Crane , Ian David , Robyn Sinclair , Micky Bennett , Linden Wilkinson , Terry Fogarty , Michael Cove , Patrick Flanagan , Peter Neale , Peter Lavelle , Julieanne Stewart , Sally Irwin , John Hanlon , David Henry , Jenni Kubler , Jo Barcelon , John Misto , Katherine Thomson , Neville Brown , Margaret Morgan , Susan Bower , Sean Nash , John Lonie , Paul Spinks , Christifor McTrustry , Andrew Kelly , Charlie Strachan , Susan Bower , James Balian , Peter Dann , Michael Harvey , Jerome Ehlers , Jo Horsburgh , Jeff Truman , Rod Rees , Peter Gawler , Linda Aronson , Catherine Millar , Lynn Bayonas , James Davern , ( dir. Igor Auzins et. al. )agent Sydney Australia : JNP Films Seven Network , 1981-1993 Z1699739 1981-1994 series - publisher film/TV

Set in a small, fictional, New South Wales country town called Wandin Valley, A Country Practice focused on the staffs of the town's medical practice and local hospital and on the families of the doctors, nurses, and patients. Many of the episodes also featured guest characters (frequently patients served by the practice) through whom various social and medical problems were explored. Although often considered a soap opera, the series was not built around an open-ended narrative; instead, the two one-hour episodes screened per week formed a self-contained narrative block, though many of the storylines were developed as sub-plots for several episodes before becoming the focus of a particular week's storyline. While the focus was on topical issues such as youth unemployment, suicide, drug addiction, HIV/AIDS, and terminal illness, the program did sometimes explore culturally sensitive issues, including, for example, the Aboriginal community and their place in modern Australian society.

Among the show's principal characters were Dr Terence Elliott, local policeman Sergeant Frank Gilroy, Esme Watson, Shirley Dean Gilroy, Bob Hatfield, Vernon 'Cookie' Locke, and Matron Margaret 'Maggie' Sloan. In addition to its regularly rotating cast of characters, A Country Practice also had a cast of semi-regulars who would make appearances as the storylines permitted. Interestingly, while the series initially targeted the adult and older youth demographic, it became increasingly popular with children over the years.

1984 winner form y separately published work icon A Country Practice Graeme Ellis , Anne Brooksbank , Hugh Stuckey , David William Boutland , Moya Wood , Leon Saunders , Luis Bayonas , James Davern , Roger Dunn , David Sale , Peter A. Kinloch , Keith Thompson , Chris Thomson , Tony Morphett , Denise Morgan , Christine McCourt , Gwenda Marsh , David Allen , Christine Schofield , Ro Hume , Galia Hardy , Marcus Cooney , Beverley Phillips , Don J. Townshend , Margaret Mitchell , Michael Aitkens , Patricia Johnson , Sheila Sibley , Margaret Kelly , Judith Colquhoun , Agi Schreck , Mary Wright , John Graham , Ted Roberts , Michael Brindley , Forrest Redlich , Anthony Wheeler , Michael Freundt , Russell E. Webb , Bill Searle , Cliff Green , Foveaux Kirby , Helen Steel , Howard Griffiths , Suzanne Hawley , Terry Larsen , Serge Lazareff , Helen Boyd , Carol Williams , David Worthington , Ray Harding , Bevan Lee , Stephen Measday , Patrea Smallacombe , Shane Brennan , Betty Quin , Graeme Koetsveld , Tim Pye , Jenny Sharp , Bob Herbert , Tom Galbraith , Alister Webb , David Phillips , Andrew Kennedy , Craig Wilkins , Grant Fraser , Sally Webb , Caroline Stanton , Chris Roache , Geoff Newton , David Marsh , Colin Free , Thomas Mitchell , Brett Mitchell , Steve J. Spears , Louise Crane , Ian David , Robyn Sinclair , Micky Bennett , Linden Wilkinson , Terry Fogarty , Michael Cove , Patrick Flanagan , Peter Neale , Peter Lavelle , Julieanne Stewart , Sally Irwin , John Hanlon , David Henry , Jenni Kubler , Jo Barcelon , John Misto , Katherine Thomson , Neville Brown , Margaret Morgan , Susan Bower , Sean Nash , John Lonie , Paul Spinks , Christifor McTrustry , Andrew Kelly , Charlie Strachan , Susan Bower , James Balian , Peter Dann , Michael Harvey , Jerome Ehlers , Jo Horsburgh , Jeff Truman , Rod Rees , Peter Gawler , Linda Aronson , Catherine Millar , Lynn Bayonas , James Davern , ( dir. Igor Auzins et. al. )agent Sydney Australia : JNP Films Seven Network , 1981-1993 Z1699739 1981-1994 series - publisher film/TV

Set in a small, fictional, New South Wales country town called Wandin Valley, A Country Practice focused on the staffs of the town's medical practice and local hospital and on the families of the doctors, nurses, and patients. Many of the episodes also featured guest characters (frequently patients served by the practice) through whom various social and medical problems were explored. Although often considered a soap opera, the series was not built around an open-ended narrative; instead, the two one-hour episodes screened per week formed a self-contained narrative block, though many of the storylines were developed as sub-plots for several episodes before becoming the focus of a particular week's storyline. While the focus was on topical issues such as youth unemployment, suicide, drug addiction, HIV/AIDS, and terminal illness, the program did sometimes explore culturally sensitive issues, including, for example, the Aboriginal community and their place in modern Australian society.

Among the show's principal characters were Dr Terence Elliott, local policeman Sergeant Frank Gilroy, Esme Watson, Shirley Dean Gilroy, Bob Hatfield, Vernon 'Cookie' Locke, and Matron Margaret 'Maggie' Sloan. In addition to its regularly rotating cast of characters, A Country Practice also had a cast of semi-regulars who would make appearances as the storylines permitted. Interestingly, while the series initially targeted the adult and older youth demographic, it became increasingly popular with children over the years.

1983 winner form y separately published work icon Sons and Daughters Reg Watson , Seven Network (publisher), Don Battye , Greg Stevens , Bevan Lee , Maureen Ann Moran , Peter Pinne , Ray Kolle , Ian Coughlan , Greg Haddrick , John Alsop , Bruce Hancock , Ysabelle Dean , Bill Searle , Alister Webb , Christine Schofield , Boaz Stark , Tony Sheldon , Betty Quin , Lyn Ogilvy , Anthony Wheeler , Foveaux Kirby , Geoffrey Atherden , Colin Bowles , Valda Marshall , Reg Watson , Sally Webb , Jane Seaborn , Melvyn Morrow , Liz Cunningham , Michael Gillett , David Phillips , Alison Nisselle , Sue Smith , Rick Maier , ( dir. Philip East ) 1981 Australia : Reg Grundy Enterprises Seven Network , 1981-1987 Z1510959 1981 series - publisher film/TV

Sons and Daughters explores the dramatic incidents in the lives of the wealthy Hamilton family and the working-class Palmer family. The premise that underpinned the show's early years concerned the character John Palmer, on the run from the Melbourne police, who suspect him of murder. He travels to Sydney and falls in love with the wealthy Angela Hamilton, but they are later revealed to be twins who were separated at birth and raised separately: John raised by the wise former prostitute Fiona Thompson before returning to live with his father and Angela raised by her mother, who subsequently married into money. More wealth later arrives through the introduction of the Morrell clan, who have managed to marry their way into the Hamilton family.

1982 winner form y separately published work icon Prisoner Cell Block H; Prisoner: Cell Block H Reg Watson , Reg Grundy Enterprises (publisher), 1979 Australia : Reg Grundy Enterprises Network Ten , 1979-1987 Z1511014 1979 series - publisher film/TV

Television series.

Prisoner told stories of the inmates of Wentworth Detention Centre, a women's prison. The show had its roots in the similar UK drama series Within These Walls, but presented storylines with a much harder and sometimes controversial edge, including themes such as lesbianism, murder, and drugs.

Key characters in the series included Bea Smith (aka Queen Bea), who ran things from the prisoners' side, and prison guards Joan 'The Freak' Ferguson and Vera 'Vinegar Tits' Bennett. Other inmates included the elderly Lizzie Birdsworth and lesbian Franky Doyle.

1981 winner form y separately published work icon Prisoner Cell Block H; Prisoner: Cell Block H Reg Watson , Reg Grundy Enterprises (publisher), 1979 Australia : Reg Grundy Enterprises Network Ten , 1979-1987 Z1511014 1979 series - publisher film/TV

Television series.

Prisoner told stories of the inmates of Wentworth Detention Centre, a women's prison. The show had its roots in the similar UK drama series Within These Walls, but presented storylines with a much harder and sometimes controversial edge, including themes such as lesbianism, murder, and drugs.

Key characters in the series included Bea Smith (aka Queen Bea), who ran things from the prisoners' side, and prison guards Joan 'The Freak' Ferguson and Vera 'Vinegar Tits' Bennett. Other inmates included the elderly Lizzie Birdsworth and lesbian Franky Doyle.

1980 winner form y separately published work icon The Sullivans Jock Blair , Ian Jones , Ian Jones , Roger Dunn , Peter A. Kinloch , Charles E. Stamp , Lynn Bayonas , Ray Kolle , Tony Morphett , Charlie Strachan , Graeme Koetsveld , Robert Caswell , Tony Cavanaugh , 1976 Melbourne Australia : Crawford Productions Nine Network , 1976-1983 Z1632899 1976 series - publisher film/TV historical fiction war literature

Set in the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell during World War Two, The Sullivans follows the lives of Dave and Grace Sullivan and their children John, Tom, Dave, and Kitty. However, the storylines reach beyond the immediate Sullivan family, allowing viewers to see their extended family, friends, and neighbours also struggle through everyday war-time life.

The series also featured war-action sequences involving various characters. Arguably the most dramatic moment, and the event that effectively became a turning point in the series, was the death of Grace Sullivan in a London air raid. The series finished after a seven-year run, by which point most of the original cast had left the series and the remaining characters had settled into a new life in the post-war era.

1979 winner form y separately published work icon The Sullivans Jock Blair , Ian Jones , Ian Jones , Roger Dunn , Peter A. Kinloch , Charles E. Stamp , Lynn Bayonas , Ray Kolle , Tony Morphett , Charlie Strachan , Graeme Koetsveld , Robert Caswell , Tony Cavanaugh , 1976 Melbourne Australia : Crawford Productions Nine Network , 1976-1983 Z1632899 1976 series - publisher film/TV historical fiction war literature

Set in the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell during World War Two, The Sullivans follows the lives of Dave and Grace Sullivan and their children John, Tom, Dave, and Kitty. However, the storylines reach beyond the immediate Sullivan family, allowing viewers to see their extended family, friends, and neighbours also struggle through everyday war-time life.

The series also featured war-action sequences involving various characters. Arguably the most dramatic moment, and the event that effectively became a turning point in the series, was the death of Grace Sullivan in a London air raid. The series finished after a seven-year run, by which point most of the original cast had left the series and the remaining characters had settled into a new life in the post-war era.

1978 winner form y separately published work icon The Sullivans Jock Blair , Ian Jones , Ian Jones , Roger Dunn , Peter A. Kinloch , Charles E. Stamp , Lynn Bayonas , Ray Kolle , Tony Morphett , Charlie Strachan , Graeme Koetsveld , Robert Caswell , Tony Cavanaugh , 1976 Melbourne Australia : Crawford Productions Nine Network , 1976-1983 Z1632899 1976 series - publisher film/TV historical fiction war literature

Set in the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell during World War Two, The Sullivans follows the lives of Dave and Grace Sullivan and their children John, Tom, Dave, and Kitty. However, the storylines reach beyond the immediate Sullivan family, allowing viewers to see their extended family, friends, and neighbours also struggle through everyday war-time life.

The series also featured war-action sequences involving various characters. Arguably the most dramatic moment, and the event that effectively became a turning point in the series, was the death of Grace Sullivan in a London air raid. The series finished after a seven-year run, by which point most of the original cast had left the series and the remaining characters had settled into a new life in the post-war era.

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