Entertainment The Best Australian Soap Operas  

ColinBoddy
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List Rules Only Soap Operas made in Australia on this list

List of Australian Soap Operas. Which one is the best ????
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Out of the Blue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Neighbours is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Home and Away is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Prisoner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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) 5 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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The Sullivans is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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McLeod's Daughters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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The Flying Doctors is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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A Country Practice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Richmond Hill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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The Young Doctors is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Heartbreak High is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Chances is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Division 4 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Number 96 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Blue Heelers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Return to Eden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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
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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Bellbird is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Skyways is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Rush is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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G.P. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
Cate Blanchett, Lenka, Steve Bisley
G.P. is a drama TV series directed by Ali Ali and Julian Pringle.
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E Street is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Matlock Police is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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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Blue Water High is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Australian Soap Operas
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