Best new Australian TV Shows in 2021 & 2020 (Netflix, Prime, Hulu & TV List)


List of the latest Australian TV series in 2021 on tv and the best Australian TV series of 2020 & the 2010's. Top Australian TV series to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+ & other Streaming services, out on DVD/Blu-ray or on tv right now.

New Australian TV series in 2021

Top series up for release in 2021
  • Clickbait

    CAST: Jack Walton
    In the internet age of social media vying for the most eyeballs, people find themselves crippled with addiction and impulses to anything and everything online. This dramatic anthology series follows a few those unlucky individuals who find themselves unable to distance themselves from the virtual world, making adjusting to the real world a greater challenge than it should be. Created by Tony Ayres and Christian Whit, the show stars Zoe Kazan, Betty Gabriel, Adrian Grenier, Phoenix Raei, Abraham Lim, Jessie Collins, Ian Meadows, Daniel Henshall, and Steve Mouzakis. Watch the trailer of Clickbait

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Best Australian TV series on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+ or DVD in 2021

2020, 2019, 2018 & the 2010's best rated Australian TV series out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon Prime & Hulu).
  • Stateless

    CREATOR: Cate Blanchett
    CAST: Cate Blanchett, Dominic West & Yvonne Strahovski
    At an immigration detention centre in the Australian desert, four unlikely strangers are thrown together. An airline hostess who has fled from a cult. An Afghan refugee trying to escape persecution. A resident father with an unfulfilling job. A government official caught up in a scandal tries to lay low. Forced together by circumstances, their lives will intersect as they learn to understand and appreciate their presence in this dramatic focus on human connection and immigration systems. Watch the trailer of Stateless

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  • The Gloaming

    CAST: Emma Booth, Ewen Leslie & Martin Henderson
    Police officer Molly McGee (Emma Booth) is tasked with solving the murder of an unidentified woman. Her troubling past has come back to bite her as she teamed up with her old pal Alex O'Connell (Ewen Leslie), someone she hasn’t spoken with in two decades. But they’ll both have to dig into the past as the case leads them down a dark trail of history. Creator Vicki Madden injects this series with a dark atmosphere of crime and horror. Watch the trailer of The Gloaming

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  • Upright

    CREATOR: Matthew Saville
    CAST: Tim Minchin, Milly Alcock & Daniel Lapaine
    Lucky and Meg (Tim Minchin, Milly Alcock) are a mismatched duo that soon find themselves on a road trip to transport a piano. This long journey leads to them both being lost in the middle of the Australian desert and forces them to put their differences aside if they hope to make their trip to the other side of the country. This sincere drama comes from the mind of Chris Taylor with a writing team that includes Tim Minchin, Leon Ford, and Kate Mulvany. Watch the trailer of Upright

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  • Bad Mothers

    CREATOR: Rachel Lang & Gavin Strawhan
    CAST: Michala Banas, Steve Bastoni, Shalom Brune-Franklin, Don Hany
    A new Australian drama show created by Rachel Lang, Gavin Strawhan. Bad Mothers explores the ups and downs of modern motherhood through the lives of five very different friends as they struggle to deal with everything that comes with parenting. From how to remain a person besides being a mother, and from how to pull of a great playdate. Watch the trailer of Bad Mothers

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  • Bloom

    CREATOR: Glen Dolman
    CAST: Bryan Brown, Phoebe Tonkin, Genevieve Morris, Terry Norris
    A devastating Flood kills five people, but leaves something behind as well. A mysterious plant grows where the flood hit in a country town. It has the powers to restore youth - this discovery puts the town upside down. Watch the trailer of Bloom

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  • Picnic at Hanging Rock

    CREATOR: N/A
    CAST: Natalie Dormer, Lily Sullivan & Samara Weaving
    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. Watch the trailer of Picnic at Hanging Rock

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    RATING: 75/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 12th, 2017

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  • Picnic at Hanging Rock

    CREATOR: N/A
    CAST: Natalie Dormer, Lily Sullivan & Samara Weaving
    An Australian classic on tv. The movie from 1975 was based on the 1967 book about three schoolgirls and their governesses who mysteriously disappear on Valentines Day in... Watch the trailer of Picnic at Hanging Rock

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    RELEASE DATE: February 27th, 2021

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  • Tidelands

    CREATOR: Stephen M. Irwin, Leigh McGrath, Nathan Mayfield, Tracey Robertson
    CAST: Charlotte Best, Marco Pigossi, Aaron Jakubenko, Mattias Inwood
    A tv show about a smaller fisher's village and its half-siren, half-human inhabitants. An ex-con returning to his home town discovers this remarkable secret. Watch the trailer of Tidelands

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    RELEASE DATE: February 27th, 2021

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  • Mr Inbetween

    CREATOR: Scott Ryan
    CAST: Scott Ryan, Damon Herriman & Justin Rosniak
    A criminal for hire also has a family. He is also a husband, a father and a boyfriend. Watch how Ray combines this with his dark career. Watch the trailer of Mr Inbetween

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    RELEASE DATE: February 27th, 2021

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  • Newton’s Law

    CREATOR: Deborah Cox, Fiona Eagger
    CAST: Claudia Karvan, Toby Schmitz & Brett Tucker
    Josephine Newton, a suburban solicitor returns to the barristers game after everything else falls apart. This eight part series will start in February.

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    RATING: 67/100

    RELEASE DATE: February 9th, 2017

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  • Wentworth

    CREATOR: Reg Watson, Lara Radulovich
    CAST: Kate Atkinson, Celia Ireland, Robbie Magasiva, Katrina Milosevic
    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.

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    RATING: 87/100

    RELEASE DATE: May 1st, 2013

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  • Rake

    CREATOR: Peter Duncan, Richard Roxburgh, Charles Waterstreet
    CAST: Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day & Adrienne Pickering
    The brilliant lawyer Rake is caught up in a whirlwind of hopeless cases, desperate women and self-destruction.

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    RATING: 87/100

    RELEASE DATE: November 4th, 2010

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  • Please like Me

    CREATOR: Josh Thomas
    CAST: Keegan Joyce, Thomas Ward & David Roberts
    Josh realises that he is a homosexual right after breaking up with his girlfriend.

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    RATING: 85/100

    RELEASE DATE: February 28th, 2013

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  • Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

    CREATOR: Deb Cox, Fiona Eagger & Kerry Greenwood
    CAST: Essie Davis, Miriam Margolyes & Ashleigh Cummings
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries revolves around the personal and professional life of Phryne Fisher, a glamorous private detective in 1920s Melbourne.

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    RATING: 84/100

    RELEASE DATE: February 24th, 2013

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  • A Place to Call Home

    CREATOR: Bevan Lee
    CAST: Marta Dusseldorp, Noni Hazlehurst, Brett Climo, Craig Hall
    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.

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    RATING: 82/100

    RELEASE DATE: December 1st, 2014

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  • Underbelly

    CREATOR: N/A
    CAST: Caroline Craig
    The tales of Melbourne's underworld.

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    RATING: 82/100

    RELEASE DATE: February 13th, 2008

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  • The Secret Life of Us

    CREATOR: John Edwards, Amanda Higgs
    CAST: Deborah Mailman, David Tredinnick & Michael Dorman
    The story of a group of friends in their mid twenties to early thirties and their turbelent lifes.

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    RATING: 77/100

    RELEASE DATE: July 16th, 2001

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  • Hoges

    CREATOR: Keith Thompson, Marieke Hardy
    CAST: Josh Lawson, Ryan Corr, Justine Clarke, Caroline Kennison
    The story of Paul Hogan and how he became one the biggest international stars Australia has ever had.

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    RATING: 67/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 12th, 2017

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  • Fighting Season

    CREATOR: N/A
    CAST: George Pullar, Zack Grech, Jay Ryan, Brendan Byrne
    A six-part drama about the men and women fighting in the Australian army. It's a war drama playing into the blurred lines of being a family man and a killer at the...

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    RELEASE DATE: February 27th, 2021

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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.


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.