Jo is hauled out of bed to join Ben in attending a burglary in the middle of the night. The victims are a badly shaken elderly couple, the man horrifically pistol whipped. One of the suspects gets away by car. Jo goes after the other, chasing him through backyards and over fences until he falls whilst jumping a fence, hits his head, and is caught. At the station the suspect complains of headaches, and insists on medical attention. PJ and Ben are sure that he is faking it, but are obliged to have him attended to. The hospital is severely understaffed. Jo is still not going to catch up on her sleep as the suspect needs to be kept overnight, and she draws the short straw as his guard. The only thing which keeps her going is thinking of the overtime entitlements she is clocking up. PJ and Ben continue the hunt for the second burglary suspectâ€”a hunt which becomes all the more urgent when the injured victim dies. The burglary has become a homicide. When they discover their most likely
As Helena moves closer to her end, PJ is desperate for her to continue living. While he seeks out alternative treatments when she refuses the radio-therapy, Chris, Tom and all his friends try to convince him it is time for his mother to die. Helena just wants him to accept Death. He is conflicted more as she turns to religion, something he doesn't believe in. But she is praying more for him and to help him sort out his life. Meanwhile, Benny Matthews' latest love affair with a 15 year old is not going down well with her father, who demands action be taken. When PJ tells Benny to stop seeing the girl it just makes her angrier and she moves in with him. The Heelers and Kimberley's father are worried Benny will get the girl onto drugs. Helena gives Ben a note to give to PJ when she is dying. It tells him to let her die in peace and not to prolong her life. He continues to seek treatments for her even when she tells him not to. He begins to feel worse after he realises that for a moment he
The fourth victim of the Mt. Thomas killer has been found in an alleyway near Bill Lapscott's house, using what looks to have been a brick from his yard to knock her out. Confusing the detectives is the fact that a different weapon was used in what seems almost to be a different M.O. The only thing tying her to the other victims is the crucifix, and her history of sexual abuse, leading Garth to suspect there is a copycat killer at work. Amy's theory that Jeff Watts is the killer is proven wrong, since he was under surveillance, but Garth suspects it was Bill. They find him, still at the office, having showered. But there is no evidence to link him to the crimes, since his clothes have no blood on them. Day Six. Searching Ngaire's house, Garth finds a love letter from her to Bill. He claims that he looked after her one night when she was suicidal and she developed a crush on him, which he did not reciprocate. Recognising Garth's own issues, Bill tells him to go to therapy and Garth gets
Tom pursues a local troublemaker in a high-speed chase when the boy's car veers off the road, crashing into Rabbit Creek. It's a devastating scene for Tom who has known Tim Sullivan all his life. As he watches the boy slip away, Tom prays to God to absolve Tim of his sins. Ten minutes later, the ambulance arrives to take the body away. But before Tom can cover the boy's face, Tim coughs and sits bolt upright; he's alive! At first, the Heelers enjoy a few jokes at Tom's expense, but for Catholics, Tom and Maggie, the event inspires a deep questioning of their faith and is a cause for spiritual upheaval. They deal with life and death every day, but this time it is Tom who has been God's servant. John's declaration that Tom has performed a miracle has the town's faithful out in search of answers and the sacred site. Is their Senior Sergeant blessed? Falcon Price, would certainly like to know. Young Tim has had a hard time coping with his second chance. It feels more like a sentence
Tom's wedding plans are thrown into disarray when Grace's ex husband, Simon, arrives in town. It soon becomes apparent that Simon will use any means to come between Tom and Grace and disrupt their marriage plans. An unfortunate caricature on the wall of the police station seems to be the work of Grace's son, but turns out to reveal the darker motives of Simon. Tom finds himself up against a very devious mind as he desperately tries to keep his marriage plans on track. Soon Tom finds himself at the centre of a murder investigation when Grace's ex husband is found dead under suspicious circumstances
The return of a young criminal to Mt. Thomas stirs up painful memories for Dash. Nick and Adam are sent to a domestic in which PJ becomes the target of a family's rage against the police.Watch Now:Amazon
When rodeo clown Shane Denovan rides into town with his sick horse Lulubelle, Jo plays the good samaritan and finds him a job and accommodation. Sadly, the local vet believes Lulubelle should be put down so Jack lets Shane ride his horse, Matilda, to chase the thieves of horse semen into the bush. In an awkward moment, Jack makes a decision about his beloved Matilda and his future as a cop
The Greatest Little Western Show on Earth trundles into Mt. Thomas and Jo and Jack are sent to ward off pickpockets reported to be operating in the audience. They arrive to find the show's ringmaster, Sandy Rivers, challenging anyone to a whip-cracking competition. From the crowd emerges a handsome, rugged stranger who beats Sandy squarely at his own game and demands the $500 prize money. Sandy's show has seen better days, however, and with no prize money forthcoming the contest ends in fisticuffs. Down at the station, Sandy promises to pay the winner back once the ticket sales trickle in. Jo is intrigued by the stranger, who is reluctant to give his name and appears to have no family or fixed address. Like the stranger, Jo feels displaced in Mt. Thomas, where country folk welcome city slickers with folded arms. She takes it upon herself to settle him in, whether he likes it or not. Jack worries that Jo has misjudged the wanderer when Sandy Rivers is found bashed and Jo's gypsy c
When Jonesy and Tess find Les Anderson's car parked on the roadside they don't expect to find him almost dead in his boot - the victim of a brutal bashing. Tom and Tess must reluctantly put Jonesy on the suspect list - along with Wendy Reiner, Jason Rose, Nipper Brown and his brother Mitch. While Jonesy is cleared, the other suspects all have too much evidence against them and Les is in a coma so he can't have his say. When Les wakes, Nipper confesses to the crime and Les confesses privately to Jonesy that he did kill Sam Bridges, Jonesy's father. The Heelers must confront all the others to prove it because no-one else was in the room when the confession occured. When they finally get their proof it is too late. Les Anderson has just been pronounced dead. Now Jonesy must decide whether to stay despite the fact that the quest that drew him into the Police Force has at last come to an end.
Ben Stewart returns to a permanent posting in Mt. Thomas, but he has been demoted to Senior Constable for punching Romano. However Ben soon puts the Heelers loyalties to the test when he becomes the focus of an investigation into the death of a local woman.
The third victim of the Mt. Thomas serial killer is a gay teacher named Leon Barclay. PJ and Amy discover a link between him and the second victim - Merinda May: a therapy group for sexual abuse victims, run by Dr. Bill Lapscott a psychologist. What makes them worried about this link is that the first victim did not attend, so Amy infiltrates the group to see if this could be how the victims were chosen. As the group share stories of their own sexual abuses, Amy gives one also. While she later insists she was making it up, Bill recognises the signs and knows that she wasn't. He invites her out, and begins getting to know her. Garth, however, begins to spect that Bill himself is the killer - a theory that seems cemented when they learn that Bill lived in the same street as Janelle Watts, the first victim. Amy doesn't believe this theory, so she desperately tries to prove otherwise and ends up suspecting Jeff - Janelle's father - as being the killer. Meanwhile, Bill asks Amy out and they
Jo and PJ heal their rift as they find themselves investigating a bizarre case involving empty graves, bikers and missing bodies. PJ finds himself admiring Jo's compassionate side when she fights to organise a proper funeral for a homeless man, only to discover that all is not as it should be at the local funeral home. Jonesy is encouraged in his pursuit of Tess even though she is dating the handsome Dr. Josh At the end of the day, PJ and Jo have a new understanding of each other while Jonesy can't stand the fact that Tess may be interested in Josh after all.
A siege has developed at the Mt. Thomas hospital. While the armed and desperate Nerida Davidson and Jason Bennett hold Maggie and Wayne on the inside, the rest of the Heelers lay in wait on the outside of the building. Meanwhile, bushfires ring the township making outside help a forlorn hope. The bandits' objective is to get their compatriot, Matt, out of the hospital and away, but this is not made any easier by his gradually worsening medical condition. When captured, Matt swallowed a handful of map pins in order to get to the hospital, a soft target from which he could be more easily rescued. The situation is further complicated by the presence of mother-to-be Augusta Torrini and her emotional, hot-blooded husband, Sergio. When Wayne bravely tries to overcome the bandits he ends up pistol whipped and chained to a hospital bed. Maggie, Dr. Zoe Hamilton and Nurse Tracy Mitchell play a dangerous game of bluff to try to and get Augusta to safety. Adam, meanwhile, comes up with some discoWatch Now:Amazon
PJ's frustration mounts when all the evidence of Maggie's murder points to him. He throws himself into the investigation but there is confusion over his recall of events. PJ believes it was a contract hit but his theories don't tally with the evidence. When the murder weapon isn't found and the Heelers discover PJ's gun is missing from the safe, Homicide turns to PJ for answers.
When Maggie and Dash go to inform the local wowser, Bert Cole, that his shop has been vandalised, they find him dead and wearing women's clothing! His house has also been burgled and his cause of death is unknown. PJ and Maggie must determine whether Bert Cole's death was due to natural causes or if it was murder. Tony Timms gets wind of the unusual circumstances surrounding Cole's death and harasses Tom looking for a story. Meanwhile, Dash discovers a room in Cole's house full of make up and women's clothes, but in a number of sizes. It's clear that there must be others that cross dress with Cole. Maggie stumbles onto Cole's video collection during the search. The tapes feature a small boy at Kindergartenâ€”is Cole a child molester too? PJ comes across a young man trying to sell stolen goods. He has in his possession the television removed from Cole's house and his address book. However, the burglar denies taking the video camera. PJ discovers that the man is Cole's son in law, Johnnie
Tess hears about the Running of the Rams, an event involving naked men and four rams running down the main street of Mount Thomas. It is being organised by two well-known con artists; Compo and Richo, supposedly to raise much needed funds for the CFA. Tess handles the situation the only way she knows howâ€”by the book. She warns that anyone running naked will be arrested for indecent exposure. Tensions increase as, with Tom away, Tess runs a tight ship, much to the displeasure of Jo. Tom returns to a barrage of complaints from the locals about his new Sergeant. Tom advises Tess that a hands off approach is sometimes necessary when policing a country town. His attempts to find a creative solution go wrong when the rams earmarked for the event are stolen. The Heelers suspect the farmer of 'stealing' his own livestock and come up with a clever plan to catch him. But when they follow him to a farm shed expecting to find the 'missing' rams, they find the beasts have actually been stolen
It's Melbourne Cup time in Mt. Thomas and the Heelers are watching the race in the pub along with a number of other notables, such as Richo, Celia Donald and Compo Hayes. When Compo introduces them to his angry mate, Stacker Nicholl, as his best friends, the Heelers begin to get suspicious. Their suspicions are increased when they learn the TAB takings for the Cup are well down on last year's, and Tom deduces that an illegal Starting Price bookie must be in the town. Maggie and PJ are convinced that Compo is involved in some way after Chris discover that his room at the Imperial has been trashed and he has gone missing. A short search of the hotel soon finds him asleep in the cellar, but Compo's explanation satisfies no-one. When Stacker is brought in and charged, Nick is able to establish that he is a customer of the new SP bookieâ€”even though Stacker denies all knowledge. So who could the SP be? Celia Donald is very anxious about her missing Filofax, and she is well-known to like a fl
After the death of his father, Jonesy will risk everything to avenge him. An investigation into a poisoning leads to a man who Jonesy believes killed his father.Commander Jones, Evan's adoptive father, stops the investigation much to the Heelers' dismay. While they are torn as what to do next, none of them are going to let the issue go.
After the death of his father, Jonesy will risk everything to avenge him. An investigation leads to a man who Jonesy believes killed his father.Commander Jones, Evan's adoptive father, stops the investigation and Evan is torn as to what to do next. Jonesy discovers a cover up as he fights to reveal Les Anderson as the murderer of his natural father. His adoptive father, the Commander Reg Jones, withheld information from the inquest into the death. Why? Was he trying to protect Jonesy or did he conspire with Les Anderson to cover up a murder? As Jonesy fights to discover the truth, the Commander's reputation is placed against the wall. Have his protective instincts allowed a murderer to walk free? Can Jonesy stop another man's life from being ruined at the hands of Les Anderson?
Maggie and PJ are still trapped together underground, unbeknownst to the other Heelers, who are busy trying to locate Matt Kinsella, now suspected of attempting t murder his mining partner, Jamie Burgess. They discover both the men are ex-security guards from WA, who were involved in a gold bullion heist more than seven years ago during which a colleague was killed. It's only when PJ's car is discovered abandoned and carefully wiped clean of fingerprints that Tom realises something is seriously wrong. A search finally leads to the collapsed mine and mere chance and a Mintie wrapper leads to the discovery of Maggie and PJ's living tomb. The rescue is complicated when the removal of rubble causes the mine to collapse some more, but eventually PJ and Maggie are rescuedâ€”only to insist on tracking down Burgess and Kinsella who left them to die. But Burgess is in hospital with head wounds and Kinsella has disappeared. The key seems to lie with Burgess's girlfriend, Deanna, who turns out to b
The RFDS come to the rescue of two old timers trying to save their heritage from the rapacious George Baxter.
A domestic at the church finds Jonesy's mate's wedding coming to a standstill. Geoff Vincent and Charmian Blakeney are planning to get married the following day but her father Ned is fighting with his ex-wife Hilary and her young lover Damian. To add to this, the best man - Wolfie Schmidt is having serious troubles. The wedding rings are missing, one of which was Ned's mother's. Sleazy jeweller Harold Craig has no idea where they are either, and although the Heelers have suspicions, he can't help them.
Donna is once again missing, but this time when she turns up she is high on cocaine, and Amy and Susie are desperate to know where she got it from. Meanwhile, Chris attempts to get someone to listen to her when she suspects there is a person hiding in her pub, and late one night she and Joss investigate and discover her ex-husband, Terry Kennedy, in the cellar. Kennedy came through decades earlier with his shearing mates and married Chris while she was still the publican's daughter, before eventually running off. She wants him out of town, and Tom agrees. The rest of the station is busy as usual: the disappearance of a pig and a dog causes an uproar; Ben and Susie - who appear to have begun a sexual relationship - seem to be at odds over where they are going next: Ben clearly wanting to go further, Susie not so sure; and Lucy Wu has been popping up at the station. An angry Jonesy goes to see Louis Chang but gets nothing out of him, however later the mobile phone with pictures of the il
Tom seems to be his own worst enemy when he admits to a violent confrontation with Simon shortly before his death. It takes the best efforts of the Heelers to clear Tom's name so that his wedding to Grace can finally go ahead. But there is another mystery to be solved before his colleagues can attend the nuptials.
Maggie has convinced PJ to join her in buying a piece of investment land in her name. But when they arrive at the solicitor's office to collect the papers they find the solicitor dead. He has a gunshot wound to the head, the gun in his hand and a note on his computer which reads, ""I'm sorry I failed you all."" It seems undeniable that the solicitor has committed suicide. Have Maggie and PJ lost their $10,000? They are both eager to begin an investigation into the matter but Tom will not allow Maggie to continue because of her personal involvement. However, PJ stays on the case, safe in the knowledge that his investment, like his relationship with Maggie, will remain a secret. PJ does not hold great hopes of getting the money back, especially when it is suggested that the solicitor had a gambling problem. But Ben is anxious to help Maggie and vows to do everything he can to return her money. PJ sees this as a challenge and both men vie to be the first to find the funds and win Maggie's f
Human remains are found in a shallow grave. As PJ and Jo are feduing yet again, Jonesy accompanies PJ, much to his delight. The other Heelers are called out, to assist in door knocks, Jo finds an old ladies body in a house opposite the grave site - she is convinced the two cases are connected. Whilst investigating the death of the old lady, a young boy is found intruding. Meantime PJ and Jonesy are investigating the case of the human remains, they find out the remains are those of a Mt Thomas woman who went missing 10 years prior. They question the boyfriend who finally admits that he killed her. However all is not as it seems, in searching his house, Jo finds a slip of paper with a phone number on it. The phone number belongs to the boy found in the old ladies house. There is a link after all. The young boy, is the son of the young dead woman, he was given to his 'mother', by the older dead woman, a midwife. The girl died in child birth, was buried by the midwife and her boyfriend
While checking out a routine disturbance, Dash and Jack witness a freak double fatality involving two popular young locals. Dash's upset turns to anger when she discovers the car accident was caused by a boy with a crush on one of the victims. Between Dash's fury and the victim's distraught brother, he'll be lucky to walk away with just his crash injuries. Jack sees a different side to the culprit, who is a country boy like himself and appears genuinely distressed. The only way Jack can deal with this senseless waste of young life is to understand what went wrong. Is this guy really capable of a twisted lover's revenge or was the vehicle somehow responsible? The bereaved families aren't asking questions. They want a head on a stakeâ€”an eye for an eye. With the council election just days away, Chris's campaign manager jumps onto the tragedy as a fine platform for youth issues and government spending. If kids had something better to do, proper entertainment facilities, they wouldn't be ho
With Tess' husband now working at a Melbourne hospital, Jonesy deides it's his job to keep her, and her puppy (Puddles), company at night and turns up on her doorstep with a freshly caught fish dinner. All seems to be going well until he starts quizzing her about her ten-week marriage to Dr. Josh Carmichael. Tess' breathing gets more and more difficult and she collapses in his arms. At the hospital Jonesy is confused to find Josh on duty. Why would he be on duty in Mount Thomas when he's supposed to be in Melbourne? At the hospital Jonesy investigates what initially appears to be a simple bag snatch but it escalates into a more serious crime involving the theft of dangerous drugsâ€¦ with Dr. Carmichael becoming a prime suspect. The case is made all the more disturbing by reports from patients who have reported being aware during surgery. Jonesy solves the crimeâ€¦ but is determined to get to the bottom of Dr. Carmichael's personal lifeâ€”even if it means hurting the person he really cares ab
A man named Harry has inherited a kidneydisease from his father and needs a new kidney. The only one who might be able to give it to him is his brother Johnnie, but he disappeared in Vietnam during the war. Harry's father dies and at the funural his wife Julia sees Johnnie, but Harry doesn't her. When Johnnie ends up in hospital, it turns out Julia was right, it is Johnnie! He gives his kidney to Harry!
Chris is going to hospital to have her operation. Jack comes with her, and her father meets her at the hospital. Before the operation, she meets a young boy named Jamie, who is convinced he'll die soon. Chris does everything she can to convice him otherwise, but it's hopeless. Chris has her operation, but her father tells Jack that even though she'll pull through the operation, there's a 10 days waiting period before the danger is over. When Chris comes out from her operation, she learned that Jamie died during his operation. In Coopers Crossing there is a Bunyip race going on, to raise funds for the RFDS. Geoff and Kate find out Chris pulled through the operation, and tells the others Chris will be fully recoveredWatch Now:Amazon
Kate is terrorised by a mysterious stalker on board an abandoned cargo ship. Spider contracts deadly coral poisoning during a bizarre snorkelling accident and Buffer and 2Dads face a freezing fate in a tropical paradise.Watch Now:Amazon
A woman gets a really bad asthma attack and thanks to her son she gets to hospital. The boy does a deal with God; if God makes his mum better God can take the boy instead. Everybody tries to convince him God doesn't do deals like that, but the boy doesn't believe them. Finally Father Jacko succeeds, maybe with some help from above...Watch Now:Amazon
The Hammersley is once again in hot pursuit of the cabin cruiser responsible for trafficking weapons and ammunition to the Samaru Islands. Meanwhile Mike Flynn receives a tempting offer from Ray Walsman and Kate's life is placed in danger when she becomes isolated from the crew.Watch Now:Amazon
The discovery of an abandoned child raises painful memories for Nick.
Shock waves surge through Mount Thomas when Wayne is shot by a couple of criminals.
Nick is unwittingly involved in a murder investigation that could spell the end of his career when a drunk that Nick took home is found dead the next day.
Bush fires are ringing the township of Mount Thomas and Maggie and Wayne are out evacuating farm houses in the path of the inferno, but this routine job suddenly turns dangerous when they are confronted by a masked man brandishing a shotgun. Maggie and Wayne overcome the offender and take him into custody. Back at the station he is quickly identified as one of three bandits who held up St. David's bank the previous day. The prisoner proves to be uncooperative. He refuses to give his name or those of his accomplices and in an unguarded moment, he swallows a handful of thumbtacks. Although Mt. Thomas Hospital is presently under renovations, there is still a skeleton staff there and the bandit is rushed into emergency surgery under the care of Dr. Zoe Hamilton. Wayne is duped into giving up his gun and uniform by one of the bandits posing as a hostage. Maggie goes to the hospital to discover someone else dressed in Wayne's clothes. She plays it cool and attempts to put a call through to t
Sam and Emma gets married. Chris misses the whole wedding when she's stuck on a farm in the outback with a sick child and the mother. They has to go 2,5 miles in a terrible wheather. But the girl survives and Chris breaks down after it. Geoff comforts her.
Violet wants to die when she finds out that her grandfathers father killed a lots of aborigines. Kate and Geoff ignore each other.
The new doctor, Geoff Standish arrives, a really bragging citydoctor. He gets drunk one night, when he was on call, which upsets Chris terribly. Geoff tells her he came to the outback because his wife died of cancer. He was to busy working and didn't notice until it was to late, and he takes the blame for her death. They meet a man called Les Foster, who is gay, and has found out he has got aids. He gets worse all the time, and finally dies.Watch Now:Amazon
The Hammersley saves sailors from a sinking ship, only to learn they are diamond smugglers who will kill to save their cargo. Swain is kidnapped by smugglers and left trapped in their sinking ship. Will Buffer rescue him before the ship sinks? Mike is reprimanded by Navy brass over his obsession with the Bright Island mystery.Watch Now:Amazon
Wayne returns to work after the shooting, and a local drug dealer is exposed.
Moira shoots an unarmed intruder; When Roz witnesses a shooting over the telephone her life is radically changed prompting her to return to Melbourne.
Maggie Doyle, new cop in town, convinces a girl to press rape charges against her boyfriend.
The Blue Heelers are worried that Tom may be transferred back to Melbourne. Tom does not want to transfer to the city and his replacement is equally reluctant.
The Hammersley uncovers a sophisticated drug smuggling network, with explosive results. Mike is convinced the Federal Police are covering up the poisoning death of a marine biologist. Kate is jealous of Mike's relationship with Ursula Morrell, while Nikki struggles to restrain her feelings for ET.Watch Now:Amazon
Chris is shocked to find her supposedly dead ex-husband very much alive.
Tom and Kate are on a clinicround. It's Tom's birthday. There they see a patient named Ted, who complains of stomach-ache. His family situation isn't the best, he doesn't care about his sons and they don't care about him. He is taken to hospital, where he finally makes up with his family. A new doctor, Chris Randall, arrives and everybody is upset that the RFDS headoffice sent a female doctor, especially Violet. Chris has to go out to see a patient with a smashed leg. She does everything she can to help the patient, Jim Spencer. But he really needs to go to hospital. They move Jim to the plane, but the weather is too rough, and Ray, the pilot, can't take off. They have to take Jim back to the house, and Chris makes a very difficult decision - she has to amputate Jim's leg to save his life, despite mrs. Spencer's vishes.Watch Now:iTunes
When Maggie's reputation is put on the line when she arrests her boyfriend's boss, an MP, for drunken driving. Her father comes to Mt. Thomas to help sort it out.
An angry man accuses an antique store owner of receiving stolen goods. Nick pulls over a car for speeding and is offered a bribe by the driver. A feuding brother and sister makes life hell for the Blue Heelers.