Best new Australian TV Shows (2017 list - 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 2017 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.


Australian TV series2017
Popular actorsEssie Davis, Nathan Page & Hugo Johnstone-Burt
Trending TV SeriesGlitch, The Secret River & 800 Words

2017 releases - most anticipated Australian TV series to watch

    Newton’s Law (Thursday February 9, 2017)

    Newton’s Law tv poster Creator
    Deborah Cox, Fiona Eagger
    Actors
    Claudia Karvan
    Toby Schmitz
    Georgina Naidu

    Josephine Newton, a suburban solicitor returns to the barristers game after everything else falls apart. This eight part series will start in February....Read more
    67%

    Picnic at Hanging Rock (Thursday January 12, 2017)

    Picnic at Hanging Rock tv poster Creator

    Actors
    Natalie Dormer
    Emily Gruhl
    Roslyn Gentle

    A new drama series that will re-imagine the timeless Australian novel by Joan Lindsay. The novel has been adapted to film in 1975, but now will get its tv debut. It takes place on Valentine's day in 1900 where three schoolgirls and their governesses who disappear without a trace....Read more
    75%

    Hoges (Thursday January 12, 2017)

    Hoges tv poster Creator
    Keith Thompson, Marieke Hardy
    Actors
    Josh Lawson
    Ryan Corr
    Justine Clarke

    The story of Paul Hogan and how he became one the biggest international stars Australia has ever had. ...Read more
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Best Australian TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016

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

    Wentworth (Wednesday May 1, 2013)

    Wentworth tv poster Creator
    Reg Watson, Lara Radulovich
    Cast
    Danielle Cormack
    Kate Atkinson
    Celia Ireland

    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....Read more
    87%

    Underbelly (Wednesday February 13, 2008)

    Underbelly tv poster Creator

    Cast
    Caroline Craig
    Gary Bennett
    Marcus Shultz

    The tales of Melbourne's underworld....Read more
    82%

    A Place to Call Home (Monday December 1, 2014)

    A Place to Call Home tv poster Creator
    Bevan Lee
    Cast
    Marta Dusseldorp
    Noni Hazlehurst
    Brett Climo

    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....Read more
    82%

    Please like Me (Thursday February 28, 2013)

    Please like Me tv poster Creator
    Josh Thomas
    Cast
    Josh Thomas
    Thomas Ward
    John

    Josh realises that he is a homosexual right after breaking up with his girlfriend....Read more
    85%

    Rake (Thursday November 4, 2010)

    Rake tv poster Creator
    Peter Duncan, Richard Roxburgh, Charles Waterstreet
    Cast
    Richard Roxburgh
    Matt Day
    Russell Dykstra

    The brilliant lawyer Rake is caught up in a whirlwind of hopeless cases, desperate women and self-destruction....Read more
    87%

    The Secret Life of Us (Monday July 16, 2001)

    The Secret Life of Us tv poster Creator
    John Edwards, Amanda Higgs
    Cast
    Deborah Mailman
    David Tredinnick
    Samuel Johnson

    The story of a group of friends in their mid twenties to early thirties and their turbelent lifes....Read more
    77%

    Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (Sunday February 24, 2013)

    Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries tv poster Creator
    Deb Cox, Fiona Eagger & Kerry Greenwood
    Cast
    Essie Davis
    Nathan Page
    Hugo Johnstone-Burt

    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries revolves around the personal and professional life of Phryne Fisher, a glamorous private detective in 1920s Melbourne....Read more
    84%