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?

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.


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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 )

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

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries - a tv show 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.

Release date 24-2-2013
Review 80%
Country Australia •
Keywords adventurous • authentic • based on a novel • high-quality • historical •
Episodes 3
Network ABC
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries on iTunes

Wentworth (1-5-2013 )

'A mother enters prison after being charged with the attempted murder of her husband. In order to survive, she has to learn how prison works.'

Wentworth - a tv show 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.

Release date 1-5-2013
Review 90%
Country Australia •
Keywords action-packed • dramatic • intense •
Episodes 4
Network SoHo
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / Wentworth on iTunes

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

'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.'

A Place to Call Home - a tv show 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.

Release date 1-12-2014
Review 80%
Country Australia •
Episodes 3
Network Seven Network
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / A Place to Call Home on iTunes

Underbelly (13-2-2008 )

'The tales of Melbourne's underworld.'

Underbelly - a tv show 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.

Trailer of Underbelly on Youtube.

Release date 13-2-2008
Review 80%
Country Australia •
Keywords authentic • based on a novel • believable •
Episodes 6
Network Nine Network
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / Underbelly on iTunes

Please like Me (28-2-2013 )

'Josh realizes that he is a homosexual rigth after breaking up with his girlfriend.'

Please like Me - a tv show 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.

Trailer of Please like Me on Youtube.

Release date 28-2-2013
Review 85%
Country Australia •
Keywords adorable • charming • conversational • funny • noteworthy •
Episodes 3
Network ABC2
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / Please like Me on iTunes

Rake (4-11-2010 )

'The brilliant lawyer Rake is caught up in a whirlwind of hopeless cases, desperate women and self-destruction.'

Rake - a tv show 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.

Trailer of Rake on Youtube.

Release date 4-11-2010
Review 90%
Country Australia •
Keywords addictive • competitive • evocative • hilarious •
Episodes 4
Network FOX
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / Rake on iTunes

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

'The story of a group of friends in their mid twenties to early thirties and their turbelent lifes.'

The Secret Life of Us - a tv show 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.

Release date 16-7-2001
Review 75%
Country Australia •
Keywords dramatic • emotional • goofy • social-oriented •
Episodes 4
Network Network Ten
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix


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