TV The Best Australian Soap Operas  

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List of Australian Soap Operas. Which one is the best ????

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Home and Away is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Home and Away Isla Fisher, Chris Hemsworth, Heath Ledger Home and Away is an Australian television soap opera. It was created by Alan Bateman and has been produced in Sydney, New South Wales since July 1987. It commenced broadcast on the Seven Network ...more

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Neighbours is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Neighbours Kylie Minogue, Russell Crowe, Margot Robbie Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera. It was first broadcast on the Seven Network on 18 March 1985. It was created by TV executive Reg Watson, who proposed the idea of making a show ...more

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Prisoner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Prisoner Kerry Armstrong, Betty Bobbitt, Wendy Playfair Prisoner is an Australian soap opera, set in the Wentworth Detention Centre, a fictional women's prison. In the United States and United Kingdom it was billed as Prisoner: Cell Block H, and in ...more

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Sons and Daughters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Sons and Daughters Judy Nunn, Danny Roberts, Peter Phelps Sons and Daughters is a Logie Award winning Australian soap opera created by Reg Watson and produced by the Reg Grundy Organisation between 1981 and 1987. The first episode aired on Monday, 18 ...more

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Out of the Blue is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Out of the Blue Zoe Carides, Diane Craig, Clayton Watson Out of the Blue is an Australian serial drama commissioned by the BBC, produced by Australia's Southern Star Entertainment. It began screening on BBC One on weekday afternoons on 28 April 2008. ...more

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A Country Practice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
A Country Practice Nicole Kidman, Ryan Kwanten, David Wenham A Country Practice was an Australian television drama series. It ran on the Seven Network for 1,058 episodes at 7.30 pm Monday and Tuesday nights, from 18 November 1981 to 22 November 1993. It ...more

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The Sullivans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
The Sullivans Sam Neill, Gary Sweet, Damon Herriman The Sullivans is an Australian drama television series produced by Crawford Productions which ran on the Nine Network on 15 November 1976 until 10 March 1983. The series told the story of an ...more

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The Young Doctors is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
The Young Doctors Russell Crowe, Alan Dale, Mark Holden The Young Doctors was an Australian early evening soap opera. The series was set in the fictional Albert Memorial hospital and primarily concerned with romances between younger members of the ...more

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McLeod's Daughters is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
McLeod's Daughters Simmone Jade Mackinnon, Jessica Napier, Michelle Langstone McLeod's Daughters is an Australian television series that began airing on the Nine Network on 8 August 2001. This Logie award winning drama series follows the lives of half sisters Claire and ...more

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E Street is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
E Street Simon Baker, Melissa Tkautz, Rebecca Rigg E Street was an Australian television soap opera created by Forrest Redlich and produced by Network Ten from 24 January 1989 to 13 May 1993. Whereas Neighbours is set in a middle-class suburb, ...more

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The Restless Years is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
The Restless Years Rebecca Rigg, Ron Haddrick, Peter Phelps The Restless Years is an Australian soap opera which followed the lives of several Sydney school-leavers and young adults. It was produced by the Reg Grundy Organisation for Network Ten. It ...more

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Heartbreak High is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Heartbreak High Simon Baker, Dominic Purcell, Lara Cox Heartbreak High was a popular Australian television programme that ran for five years, through seven seasons from 1994 to 1999 on both Network Ten and ABC. The programme dealt with the students ...more

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Richmond Hill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Richmond Hill Emily Symons, Maggie Kirkpatrick, Paula Duncan Richmond Hill was an Australian television soap opera made in 1988 by the Reg Grundy Organisation for the Ten Network. It was devised by Reg Watson who also created Neighbours. It debuted 27 ...more

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Blue Heelers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Blue Heelers Grant Bowler, Lisa McCune, Rachel Gordon Blue Heelers is an Australian police drama series that ran for 12 years, from 1994 to 2006, and depicts the lives of police officers in Mount Thomas, a fictional small town in Victoria.

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The Flying Doctors is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
The Flying Doctors Rebecca Gibney, Robert Grubb, Peter O'Brien The Flying Doctors is an Australian drama series produced by Crawford Productions that revolved around the everyday lifesaving efforts of the real Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia. It ...more

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All Saints is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
All Saints Judith McGrath, Georgie Parker, John Howard All Saints was a Australian television medical drama that first screened on the Seven Network on 24 February 1998. Set in the fictional All Saints Western General Hospital, it focused on the ...more

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Return to Eden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Return to Eden Wendy Hughes, Chris Haywood, Wendy Playfair Return to Eden is an Australian television drama series starring Rebecca Gilling, James Reyne, Wendy Hughes and James Smillie. It began as a three-part mini-series, shown on Network Ten in 1983. ...more

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Cop Shop is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Cop Shop Lynda Stoner, Rowena Wallace, Peter Adams Cop Shop is a long running Australian police drama television series produced by Crawford Productions that ran for eight seasons between November 1977 and July 1984. It comprised 582 one hour ...more

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Homicide is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Homicide Bud Tingwell, George Mallaby, John Stanton Homicide was an Australian television police procedural drama series made by production firm Crawford Productions for the Seven Network. It was the television successor to Crawfords' radio

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Matlock Police is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Matlock Police Michael Pate, Paul Cronin, Jacqui Gordon Matlock Police is an Australian television police drama series made by Crawford Productions for the 0-10 Network between 1971 and 1976. The series focused on the police station and crime in the ...more

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Bellbird is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Bellbird Bud Tingwell, Frank Rich, Christine Amor Bellbird was an Australian soap opera set in a small Victorian rural township. The series was produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation at its Ripponlea TV studios in Elsternwick, ...more

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Water Rats is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Water Rats Manu Bennett, Raelee Hill, Colin Friels Water Rats is an Australian TV police procedural broadcast on the Nine Network from 1996 to 2001. The series was based on work of the men and women of the Sydney Water Police who fight crime ...more

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Division 4 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Division 4 Gerard Kennedy, Judy Morris, Diane Craig Division 4 was an Australian television police drama series made by Crawford Productions for the Nine Network between 1969 and 1975 for 300 episodes.

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Rush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Rush John Waters, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Vincent Ball Rush is an Australian television series produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation between 1974 and 1976. The first 13 episodes were produced in 1974 and filmed in black and white. In ...more

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Chances is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Chances Lynda Stoner, Peter Phelps, Diane Craig Chances was an Australian evening soap opera, produced from 1991 to 1992. It told the story of the average middle-class Taylor family whose lives are transformed by winning $3 million in the ...more

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G.P. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
G.P. Cate Blanchett, Lenka, Steve Bisley G.P. is a drama TV series directed by Ali Ali and Julian Pringle.

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Paradise Beach is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Paradise Beach Isla Fisher, Melissa Tkautz, Manu Bennett Paradise Beach is an Australian television series made by Village Roadshow Pictures. It is associated with New World Television for the Nine Network that aired between 1993 and 1994. The series ...more

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Wildside is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Wildside Abbie Cornish, Joel Edgerton, Bojana Novakovic Wildside is an Australian police procedural television series broadcast by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation from 1997 to 1999. The show consisted of a one hour format that followed police ...more

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Blue Water High is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Blue Water High Cariba Heine, Rebecca Breeds, Nadine Garner Blue Water High is an Australian television drama series, broadcast by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on ABC1 and on Austar/Foxtel Nickelodeon channel in Australia and on various ...more

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The Secret Life of Us is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
The Secret Life of Us Anna Torv, Joel Edgerton, Gigi Edgley The Secret Life of Us was a three-time silver Logie Award-winning Australian television drama series set in the beachside suburb of St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia. The series was produced by ...more

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Number 96 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Number 96 Wendy Hughes, Jon English, Briony Behets Number 96 was a popular Australian soap opera set in a Sydney apartment block. Don Cash and Bill Harmon of the Cash Harmon Television production company, produced the series for The 0-10 ...more

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Skyways is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Skyways Dannii Minogue, Jason Donovan, Gerard Kennedy Skyways is an Australian television series made by Crawford Productions for the Seven Network. The series, which aired from 1979 to 1981, was set at the fictional Pacific International Airport ...more

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Echo Point is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Echo Point Rose Byrne, Ryan Kwanten, Melissa Tkautz Echo Point was an Australian television soap opera produced by Southern Star Group for Network Ten on 1 June 1995 until 1 December 1995. The series was devised as an attempt by the Ten Network ...more

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Punishment is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Punishment Mel Gibson, Kris McQuade, Brian Wenzel Punishment is an Australian television soap opera made by the Reg Grundy Organisation for the Ten Network in 1981. Set in a fictional men's prison, the series attempted to present a male version ...more

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Pacific Drive is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Pacific Drive Melissa Tkautz, Rebekah Elmaloglou, Grant Bowler Bold text Pacific Drive is an Australian television series made by Village Roadshow in association with New World International for the Nine Network which screened from 29 January 1996 to ...more

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headLand is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
headLand Yvonne Strahovski, Rachael Taylor, Adrienne Pickering Headland is an Australian drama television series produced by the Seven Network which ran from 15 November 2005 to 21 January 2006. The Seven Network filmed 52 episodes in the first series. ...more

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Breakers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Breakers Ada Nicodemou, Don Hany, Paula Duncan Breakers is an Australian television series, that was made and aired on Network Ten between 1998 and 1999. It was shown in Ireland on TV3 and City Channel. It was also screened on BBC One in the ...more

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Stingers is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Stingers Gigi Edgley, Jessica Napier, Chris Vance Stingers was an Australian police drama television series. It ran for eight seasons on the Nine Network before it was canceled in late 2004 due to declining ratings and the late timeslot Channel ...more

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Murder Call is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Murder Call Bojana Novakovic, Geoff Morrell, Peter Mochrie Murder Call was an Australian television series, created by Hal McElroy for the Southern Star Entertainment and seen on the Nine Network between 1997 and 2000. The idea to the series was born by ...more

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Love My Way is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Love My Way Sam Worthington, Ben Mendelsohn, Asher Keddie Love My Way is a Logie Award winning and critically acclaimed Australian television drama series. It won the AFI award for Best Television Drama Series for each of its three seasons.

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Class of 74 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Class of 74 Leonard Teale Class of '74 was a secondary school-based, daily soap opera produced by the Reg Grundy Organisation and screened on the Seven Network in Australia starting March 1974. The main characters were a ...more

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Something in the Air is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Something in the Air Eric Bana, Emily Browning, Grant Bowler Something in the Air was an Australian television soap opera transmitted by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation between 2000 and 2002. It was one of the first programs in Australia that was ...more

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Class of '75 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas

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Glenview High is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Glenview High Bill Kerr, Ken James, Rebecca Gilling Glenview High is an Australian television drama series produced by the Reg Grundy Organisation for the Seven Network between 1977 and 1978.

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Above the Law is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Above the Law Bridie Carter, Alyssa-Jane Cook, Nicholas Bishop Above the Law was an Australian crime/drama television series broadcast on Network Ten from February 2000 to August 2001. The drama showed the life for the residents of an apartment complex ...more