Everyone needs a good binge-watch now and again. Whether it’s crappy weather outside, an illness, pregnancy or post pregnancy or just to escape from current life. Diving into a good series to take your mind of things for a little while can be very therapeutic.
Now, I’m sure if you heard the words “Australian TV Series” you mind would immediately jump to Home & Away or Neighbours and why wouldn’t it? The are both over 30yrs old and still running, but I am here to tell you I have stumbled upon some little treasures definitely worth adding to the Binge watch list.
Here are 7 Australian TV Series to Binge Watch
1. A place to call home
Seasons: 6 (Final season to air 2018)
Years: 2013 – 2018
About: Set in the aftermath of World War, the story follows a mysterious woman and family with many secrets to hide.
2. Doctor doctor
Seasons: 2 (Still in production)
Years: 2016 – present
About: A high-flying, arrogant heart surgeon’s life is turned upside down when he is forced to return back to his small, rural home town and take up a GP position.
3. please like me
Years: 2013 – 2016
Genre: Comedy / Drama
About: A man in his 20’s realises he is gay after breaking up with his girlfriend. Follows his journey and that of his family and friends.
4. 800 words
Seasons: 3 (Still in production)
Years: 2015 – present
About: Following the death of his wife, a single Dad relocates his family from Sydney to Weld, New Zealand. As a writer, he writes a not so flattering article on the town and feels the full wrath of the locals as a result.
5. love child
Years: 2014 – 2017
About: Focuses on the Australian adoption crisis of the 1960’s and a time where liberties were challenged.
6. the secret daughter
Years: 20156 – 2017
About: Centres around part-time country pub singer Billie and her chance meeting with a rich hotelier where she finds out secrets to her family heritage.
7. packed to the rafters
Years: 2008 – 2013
Genre: Drama / Comedy
About: Follows the Rafter family as it tackles life issues, family issues and social issues in a light-hearted way.
What’s your favourite Australian TV series? Did it make the list?