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Best new Australian TV series (2016 overview - TV & Netflix)


Australia is not a country that comes to mind when you think about the origins of good series on a tuesday night. They do exist, however. Here you’ll find the shows that deserve attention.

The Vore's TV staff selects the top best Australian TV series of 2016 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Deb Cox, Fiona Eagger & Kerry Greenwood Australia's best creators?

Australian TV series in 2016
Popular actors: Essie Davis, Nathan Page & Hugo Johnstone-Burt
Trending TV Series: Glitch, The Secret River & 800 Words

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A list of the best series from down-under. Australian series have been broadcasted on television all over the world. The very best Australian tv series are listed here. Some are currently still airing on tv, others have been out on DVD for quite a while now. From Australian new dramaseries, to detectives and children/teenager highschool series.

Top new Australian TV series out now in 2016

Recent Australian TV series with reviews, trailers, tv shows & release dates.

    Glitch (9-7-2015 )

    The Vore Review: 80%
    Episodes: 1 // On IMDb:
    Keywords : awe-inspiring • dazzling • dramatic •
    Country: Australia • // Network: ABC1
    Glitch - a tv series released on 9-7-2015 starring Patrick Brammall, Emma Booth & Genevieve O'Reilly. It is created by Tony Ayres & Louise Fox. Binge watchers who enjoyed The Secret River, Unforgotten, Proof should surely watch Glitch. Glitch deals with themes like discovery, emotions, police, and incorporates drama, and more elements.

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    The Secret River (14-6-2015 )

    The Vore Review: 75%
    Episodes: 1 // On IMDb:
    Keywords : based on a novel • breath-taking • dynamic •
    Country: Australia • // Network: ABC
    The Secret River - a tv series released on 14-6-2015 starring Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Sarah Snook & Lachy Hulme. It is created by Jan Sardi & Mac Gudgeon. Binge watchers who enjoyed Glitch, Banished & The Mill should surely watch The Secret River. The Secret River deals with themes like character, human rights, oppression, and incorporates drama, historical, and more elements.

    Trailer of The Secret River on Youtube.



    800 Words (15-9-2015 )

    The Vore Review: 80%
    Episodes: 1 // On IMDb:
    Keywords : absurd • adorable • kind •
    Country: Australia • New Zealand • // Network: Seven Network
    800 Words - a tv series released on 15-9-2015 starring Erik Thomson, Melina Vidler & Benson Jack Anthony. It is created by James Griffin & Maxine Fleming, who also created The Blue Rose, Honest & Outrageous Fortune. Binge watchers who enjoyed House Husbands, Love Child should surely watch 800 Words. 800 Words deals with themes like families, opportunities, parenting, and incorporates comedy, drama, and more elements.

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Best Australian TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2016

Best Australian TV series out on DVD, Bluray or VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

    Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (24-2-2013 )

    The Vore Review: 80%
    Episodes: 3 // On IMDb:
    Keywords : adventurous • authentic • based on a novel • high-quality • historical •
    Country: Australia • // Network: Seven Network
    Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries - a tv series released on 24-2-2013 starring Essie Davis, Nathan Page & Hugo Johnstone-Burt. The show's creator is Deb Cox, Fiona Eagger & Kerry Greenwood. TV fans who enjoyed The Bletchley Circle, Murdoch Mysteries should definitely watch Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries is about themes like justice, and incorporates crime, mystery, and more elements.

    Trailer of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries on Youtube.

    Our thoughts:
    'Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries revolves around the personal and professional life of Phryne Fisher, a glamorous private detective in 1920s Melbourne.



    Wentworth (1-5-2013 )

    The Vore Review: 90%
    Episodes: 4 // On IMDb:
    Keywords : action-packed • dramatic • intense •
    Country: Australia • // Network: Seven Network
    Wentworth - a tv series released on 1-5-2013 starring Danielle Cormack, Nicole da Silva & Kate Atkinson. The show's creator is Reg Watson & Lara Radulovich. TV fans who enjoyed Bad Girls, Orange is the New Black should definitely watch Wentworth. Wentworth is about themes like isolation, manipulation, punishment, and incorporates drama, prison, and more elements.

    Trailer of Wentworth on Youtube.

    Our thoughts:
    'Wentworth is set in modern-day Australia and focuses on Bea Smith (Danielle Cormack) when she first enters prison after being charged with the attempted murder of her husband. Bea is separated from her daughter and sent to Wentworth on remand, where she lives in "an uncertain limbo" until she is sentenced. Bea is then forced to learn how the prison works.

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    A Place to Call Home (1-12-2014 )

    The Vore Review: 80%
    Episodes: 3 // On IMDb:
    Keywords :
    Country: Australia • // Network: Seven Network
    A Place to Call Home - a tv series released on 1-12-2014 starring Marta Dusseldorp, Noni Hazlehurst & Brett Climo. The show's creator is Bevan Lee. TV fans who enjoyed Anzac Girls, Love Child should definitely watch A Place to Call Home. A Place to Call Home is about themes like second world war, and incorporates drama, romance, and more elements.

    Trailer of A Place to Call Home on Youtube.

    Our thoughts:
    'Set in Country New South Wales in the period following World War II, the series follows Sarah Adams, who has returned to Australia after twenty years abroad to start a new life and ends up clashing with wealthy matriarch Elisabeth Bligh.



    Underbelly (13-2-2008 )

    The Vore Review: 80%
    Episodes: 6 // On IMDb:
    Keywords : authentic • based on a novel • believable •
    Country: Australia • // Network: Seven Network
    Underbelly - a tv series released on 13-2-2008 starring Caroline Craig, Marcus Shultz & Paul Tassone. The show's creator is . TV fans who enjoyed Rush should definitely watch Underbelly. Underbelly is about themes like justice, law, police, and incorporates based on true events, crime, drama, and more elements.

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    Please like Me (28-2-2013 )

    The Vore Review: 85%
    Episodes: 3 // On IMDb:
    Keywords : adorable • charming • conversational • funny • noteworthy •
    Country: Australia • // Network: Seven Network
    Please like Me - a tv series released on 28-2-2013 starring Josh Thomas, John & Thomas Ward . The show's creator is Josh Thomas. TV fans who enjoyed Looking, Cucumber should definitely watch Please like Me. Please like Me is about themes like friendship, and incorporates comedy, drama, and more elements.

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    Rake (4-11-2010 )

    The Vore Review: 90%
    Episodes: 4 // On IMDb:
    Keywords : addictive • competitive • evocative • hilarious •
    Country: Australia • // Network: Seven Network
    Rake - a tv series released on 4-11-2010 starring Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day & Russell Dykstra. The show's creator is Peter Duncan, Richard Roxburgh & Charles Waterstreet. TV fans who enjoyed Underbelly, Upper Middle Bogan should definitely watch Rake. Rake is about themes like competition, courtroom, failure, and incorporates comedy, drama, and more elements.

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    The Secret Life of Us (16-7-2001 )

    The Vore Review: 75%
    Episodes: 4 // On IMDb:
    Keywords : dramatic • emotional • goofy • social-oriented •
    Country: Australia • // Network: Seven Network
    The Secret Life of Us - a tv series released on 16-7-2001 starring Deborah Mailman, David Tredinnick, Samuel Johnson . The show's creator is John Edwards, Amanda Higgs. TV fans who enjoyed Dawson's Creek, Heartbreak High should definitely watch The Secret Life of Us. The Secret Life of Us is about themes like dating, dreams, jobs, and incorporates drama, and more elements.

    Trailer of The Secret Life of Us on Youtube.

    Our thoughts:
    'The show revolves around a group of friends in their mid twenties to early thirties who live in a St Kilda block of flats (the actual block is 14A Acland Street and the rooftop is at the Belvedere Flats on the Esplanade). Their interaction with one another, relationships with other friends and romantic interests, along with their personal and career development, are featured.

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