The Best Australian Soap Operas

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Only Soap Operas made in Australia on this list
List of Australian Soap Operas. Which one is the best ????
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  • Neighbours


    Kylie Minogue, Russell Crowe, Margot Robbie
    111 votes
    • Premiered: March 18, 1985
    • Genres: Soap opera
    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 that ...more
  • Prisoner
    Kerry Armstrong, Betty Bobbitt, Wendy Playfair
    67 votes
    • Premiered: February 27, 1979
    • Genres: Soap opera, Crime Fiction, Drama
    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 Canada ...more
  • Home and Away
    Isla Fisher, Chris Hemsworth, Heath Ledger
    110 votes
    • Premiered: 1988
    • Genres: Soap opera
    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 from ...more
  • Sons and Daughters
    Judy Nunn, Danny Roberts, Peter Phelps
    81 votes
    • Premiered: 1982
    • Genres: Soap opera, Drama
    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
  • The Sullivans
    Sam Neill, Gary Sweet, Damon Herriman
    54 votes
    • Premiered: November 15, 1976
    • Genres: Soap opera, Historical fiction
    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 average ...more
  • The Young Doctors
    Russell Crowe, Alan Dale, Mark Holden
    47 votes
    • Premiered: 1976
    • Genres: Drama
    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