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Australian TV Shows that are worth a watch
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A collection of Australian TV Shows that everyone should watch.


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TV Show: All Saints ( 1998 )
All Saints is an 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 staff of Ward 17 until its closure in 2004, which is when the focus changed and began following the staff of the Emergency Department. It was produced by John Holmes alongside Jo Porter, MaryAnne Carroll and Di Drew. The final episode aired on 27 October 2009, completing its recording-breaking 12-year run.
TV Show: Water Rats ( 1996 )
Water Rats is an Australian drama series which follows the lives of a group of policemen and women patrolling Sydney harbour. Beneath its surface exists a playground for the murky underworld, a place of illicit rubbish dumps. pollution hazards, the remnants of huge drug hauls, and a graveyard of bodies from years of suicides, accidents and murders. That's the world of the Water Rats, and elite bunch of 70 brave men and women guarding the harbour against all the elements that threaten to foul the blue waters. With the breathtaking actions stunts, thrilling races against time, chases across both waves and wharves, intrigue mystery, triumphs, heartbreak, love, lust and laughter.
TV Show: Dance Academy ( 2010 )
Fifteen year old Tara Webster has grown up on a farm in country Australia and has dreamt of being a dancer ever since she was a little girl. When she makes it into the National Academy of Dance - the best school in the country - she is sure her life is about to be spectacular. What Tara doesn't realise is how far behind she is in her training, and that there's a whole lot more to surviving the Academy than just dancing...
TV Show: Blue Water High ( 2005 )
Seven 15 year-old surfers have been selected from around Australia and overseas to take part in an intensive 12 month residential school program at Blue Water High. At the beachside school they join other pupils in a normal year's academic work as well as receiving special coaching in surfing. At the end of the year, two of the seven will qualify to surf the pro-circuit and win a three-year sponsorship contract. The series is a race into the finals for the wild card, a race to get through the year, and a race to grow up. The seven teens, forced to live, study and train together at the same time become best friends and greatest competitors.
TV Show: Gardening Australia ( 2010 )
Gardening Australia provides practical, realistic, and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining all Australian gardeners around the nation. Presented by Australia's leading horticultural experts, Gardening Australia is a valuable resource to all gardeners through the television program, the magazine, books, DVDs and extensive online content.
TV Show: The Block ( 2003 )
The Block is an Australian reality television show. The show sees four couples compete against each other to renovate a home in an apartment block and sell it at auction for the highest price.
TV Show: Bondi Rescue ( 2006 )
Bondi Rescue follows the work of the elite professional Lifeguards who patrol Australia's busiest beach - 365 days a year. With helicopter footage and behind the scenes access, get side-by-side the lifeguards as they put themselves in danger to help save others.The head lifeguard expects his team to give it everything they've got. But with a maximum eight lifeguards on duty at any one time, and over 40,000 beachgoers on a summer's day, the question arises 'is everything they've got enough'? Performing around 2,500 rescues each season and with crowds exceeding 2.5 million people per year, the team certainly has their work cut out for them. The tight knit group work and play together, keeping each other in check and their feet planted firmly on the ground. Experience the action through the eyes of lifeguards as they deal with everything from shark scares to mass rescues, resuscitations, lost children and thieves.Bondi Rescue celebrates the unsung heroes of Australia's best asset - the beach.
TV Show: Russell Coight's All Aussie Adventures ( 2001 )
Australia - a land as massive as it is vast. And when it comes to outback adventures they don't come any better, bigger or more reckless than Russell Coight. Winner of the prestigious Ocker Award for services to khaki shorts, Russell is back with his unique blend of over-the-top, off road, outback, in-your-face Aussie Adventures. So let's get started on another All Aussie Adventure!
TV Show: Bondi Vet: Coast to Coast ( 2019 )
Viewers are welcomed into the lives of emergency specialist Dr Alex Hynes, wildlife expert Dr Peter Ricci, Bondi local Dr Kate Adams, recent graduate Dr Danni Dusek, private-practice owner Dr Lewis Hunt and mobile-vet sisters Drs Alison and Audrey Shen. Share the excitement, drama and tears of joy as these dedicated vets save the lives of beloved pets and exotic animals every day.
TV Show: Bondi Vet ( 2009 )
Bondi Vet is a real-life series which goes behind the scenes of Dr. Chris Brown's veterinary practice in Bondi Beach, Australia.
TV Show: Australian Survivor ( 2002 )
Australian Survivor was a television series based on the popular reality show "Survivor". The series was filmed in November and December 2001 and aired weekly from 13 February – 15 May 2002 on Australia's Nine Network. It was set at Whaler's Way, an Eyre Peninsula coastal nature reserve in Port Lincoln, South Australia in the Great Australian Bight, where numerous ships had sunk off the coast in the past. This set up the nautical theme of the series.
TV Show: Spellbinder ( 1995 )
Paul Reynolds finds himself transported to a parallel world after a school prank with his best friend Alex goes wrong. He finds himself trapped in the land of the Spellbinders and finds a reluctant village girl named Riana to help him. Together they must all work together to defeat the power hungry Ashka.
TV Show: Police Rescue ( 1991 )
When you work on the Police Rescue squad, trouble finds you. There are no slow days. No easy jobs. Every time the phone rings, it's a new emergency!
TV Show: Border Security: Australia's Front Line ( 2004 )
Border Security: Australia's Front Line is a fascinating insight into the daily workings of the thousands of officers who dedicate their lives to protecting Australia's border.With unprecedented access to all areas of national security we patrol the front line with the men and woman of Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Biosecurity.No more than now has Australia's border been at such risk and Border Security is there capturing all the real-life drama at Australia's busiest airports, sea ports, cargo facilities, mail centres, and on operations in the community.
TV Show: Highway Patrol ( 2009 )
Highway Patrol takes a rare fly-on-the-wall glimpse into the working lives of the Australian police officers who spend their days striving to keep our roads safe. From high-speed chases to violent conflicts and catching speeding drivers to investigating crash scenes, officers of the Victoria Police Traffic Units spend each day on the front line. As part of their job, the officers featured in Highway Patrol deal with drunken hooligans, defiant law breakers and simply lazy motorists, and they all pose an equal danger to themselves and others. These officers are passionate about their work, proud of what they do on a daily basis and invite viewers into their remarkable world in Highway Patrol.
TV Show: Beauty and the Geek ( 2009 )
Based on the US reality series of the same name, Beauty and the Geek Australia pairs attractive women in dire need of improving their scholastic side with academic but socially-challenged men. The 'couples' all live in a house together with the aim of learning from their partners strengths and weaknesses. They compete in challenges throughout the competition, with the "beauties" tested on academic topics and the "geeks" on their social skills. As couples are eliminated based on their performances during the contest, one pair stand to win $100,000.
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